Taiwanese tourism to South Korea reaches 1 million milestone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time ever, the number of Taiwanese tourists to visit South Korea will exceed one million in a calendar year, and this is expected to occur sometime this week...

Yilan – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport express bus enters into service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An express bus linking Yilan County with Taoyuan International Airport rolled into service on Nov. 19, with the trip expected to take about two and a half hours, reported ...

Taiwan HSR now offering discount 'winter warmer' travel packages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) announced today that it will collaborate with 19 luxury hotels to provide discount “winter warmer” domestic holiday packages for c...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

Mountain-Sea Bike Trail in eastern Taiwan mixes exceptional beauty with contemporary art

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mountain-Sea Bike Trail which circumnavigates Taitung City offers superb views of the mountains and ocean, as well as a tour of some of the region’s most innovat...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau hosts two day travel fair in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Manila, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is hosting a two day travel promo fair on Nov. 10-11 to promote tourism to Taiwan, and specifically to the country’s hot springs...

Hualien is Taiwan’s top tourist destination for domestic travelers: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent survey by online hospitality company Airbnb, Hualien is Taiwan’s top tourism hotspot for domestic travelers. The survey found that interest ...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and bro...

South Korea invites Taiwan to join Seoul Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Seoul, South Korea, the annual Lantern Festival began on Nov. 2, and will run through Nov. 18 with lantern displays along the Cheonggyecheon Plaza in the center of the ...

Film promoting eastern Taiwan awarded at film festival in Portugal 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A short film promoting the beauty of the eastern Taiwan won the Best Asian Film award at a tourism film festival in Portugal on Oct. 26, according to Taiwan’s T...

StarFlyer launches new Taiwan flights to Kitakyushu and Nagoya, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese airline StarFlyer commenced two new flights linking Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan with Kitakyushu and Nagoya, Japan on Oct. 28, reported CNA. Fl...

5 ways Taiwan can increase international tourism without building theme parks and casinos

Earlier this week, it was reported that an advisor to the Taiwan travel agency association has suggested that Taiwan needs to open more theme parks and casinos to attract more international ...

Thailand travelers get 50% discounts in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand just signed a memorandum of traveling cooperation with Kaohsiung City Tourism Association. To attract more Thai tourists to tr...

Three misleading Taiwan attractions 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Tourism is big business in Taiwan, and there is no shortage of people here who make a good living from it, despite the hype of a decline in Chinese tourists hitting the...

Taiwan should open theme park, casino to lure international visitors: tourism expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should open an amusement park or consider lifting the ban on casinos to entice international tourism according to Kao Ming-tu (高洺塗), advisor to Taiwan’s trave...