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Tourism, cargo operations in northern Taiwan normal despite Chinese military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourist numbers on Taiwan’s northeast coast and cargo ship routes into Taipei Port were reported as normal on Thursday (August 4) despite China conducting military d...

Taiwan woos birding enthusiasts in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds expressed interest in embarking on a birdwatching voyage to Taiwan as the country solicited visitors at the Global Birdfair taking place between July 15-21 in Rut...

Taiwan looking to open to inbound, outbound tour groups simultaneously

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is looking to lift its two-year ban on tourism, possibly by first allowing both inbound and outbound group tours simultaneously. At a press conference on Monday ...

Malaysians invited to tour Taiwan by bicycle or train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cycling and train traveling themes dominated the Taiwan pavilion at an international travel expo in Malaysia held at the Mid Valley Exhibition Center in Kuala Lumpur betwe...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau launches discounts to help post-COVID recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to help the travel sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, travelers staying at a hotel or bed and breakfast can receive discounts of up to NT$1,300 (US$43) pe...

Southern Taiwan tourism sector hopes for quick relaxation of COVID restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The tourism sectors at Kenting and the offshore island of Xiaoliuqiu are hoping that COVID woes will end soon after seeing few tourists at the two attractions on the first...

Taiwan launches discount Train-Bus Passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and Taiwan Tour Bus Association have teamed up to launch the Train-Bus Passport that costs NT$790, and could save users up to NT$8...

South Koreans pray Taiwan ends travel restrictions at sky lantern event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Koreans who gathered at a Taiwan sky lantern festival event in Seoul on Thursday (April 14) prayed the country would quickly end travel restrictions so they can visi...

Shanyuan beach in eastern Taiwan open until Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanyuan beach in Taitung County is open now until Sept. 30. The Taitung County Government said in a press release issued on Monday (April 4) that a security patrol tea...

Taiwan eyeing 7, 5, 3-day quarantines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday (March 14) that the center is making plans for shorter quarantines for arrivals from overseas...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau unveils 16 new bicycle routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aficionados of bicycle tours have 16 new routes to choose from and prizes to win, the Tourism Bureau announced Saturday (Dec. 25). The routes were divided into six cate...

Former Vietnam travel agency employee wins Taiwan Tourism Bureau award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former employee of a travel agency from Hanoi won an award from Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau by designing “a slow voyage in Matsu,” reports said Friday (Dec...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau warns quarantine hotels against Lunar New Year price hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the announcement of updated “7+7” quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travelers, some hotels have reportedly hiked up prices as patrons tried to ar...

Taiwan hotelier says border reopening matter of great urgency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan tourism group head has called for the government to moderately relax border restrictions, saying it is a matter of great urgency as the country’s hotel indu...

New immigrants play role in south Taiwan city’s tourism drive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a bid to boost local tourism, Tainan has tapped into the ethnic diversity of Taiwan by training tour guides who are international students or from new immigrant familie...