Fall and winter travel subsidies well received by tourism industry: Taiwan Tourism Bureau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Tourism Bureau said in a news release that its fall and winter domestic travel subsidy program has been well received by the travel and hotel industry across the country...

Two scenic areas in Taiwan ranked among top 100 green destinations

Two scenic areas in Taiwan -- Sun Moon Lake and the Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area -- were named among the world's top 100 green destinations of 2019 on Thursday. The two destin...

Taiwan's Tainan promotes two small towns with photography contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City Government is holding a photography contest to promote the city’s Houbi (後壁區) and Yanshui (鹽水區) districts, which are among the 40 winners of Taiwan Touri...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

Video promoting cycling in Taiwan wins Magellan Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Bureau was announced as a 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards silver winner on Sept. 11 for a video promoting cycling in Taiwan to the world, according t...

Taiwan promoting small town tourism in Seoul

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau launched a marketing campaign in Seoul on Sunday with the primary goal of attracting visitors to small towns, particularly during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. The e...

Two women suspected of double suicide in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two women in their thirties are suspected of making a suicide pact with each other after disappearing near the Bitan (碧潭) scenic area in New Taipei’s Xindian Distric...

Taiwan No. 1 spot for expats living abroad: 2019 Expat Insider Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has once again reclaimed its No. 1 rank as the best place to live according to expats, up from second place in last year’s Expat Insider 2019 Survey. The l...

Taiwan launches hotel search and booking platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanstay, an online accommodation search and booking website, has been created and launched by Taiwan Tourism Bureau. At the launch event on Wednesday (Aug. 28) the M...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau releases promotional footage featuring Korean star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau released behind-the-scene footage of a micro film featuring Korean star Ok Taec Yeon (玉澤演) in a news release on its website on Friday (Aug. 30). T...

Copycatgate: Russian designer of copied art offers free leopard cat images to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a furor erupted over copied images of leopards that appeared inside Taiwanese trains, the Russian designer whose artwork had been allegedly plagiarized has created new le...

Taiwan, Japan promote railway tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau and Japan’s Shikoku Railway Company have jointly issued a “Taiwan-Japan Railway Sightseeing Passport” to boost tourism. ...

Taiwan ranked 10th for foreign travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwan is ranked in the top 10 for the number of nationals visiting overseas destinations, according to Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index, Liberty Tim...

Circumnavigate Taiwan with new online guide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s East Rift Valley National Scenic Area has posted a message on its website introducing the “Taiwan on 2 Wheels” website, a portal ...

Taiwan’s Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon features beautiful running route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The 2019 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon, which will take place on November 3 in Taiwan’s outlying island county of Penghu, is open for registration, acco...