Taichung and Hsinchu selected as Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung City and Hsinchu City have been selected as the Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively, Taiwan Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Jan...

Taiwan named 'Asia's Favorite Destination' by national Malaysian travel association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A national travel association in Malaysia has dubbed Taiwan “Asia’s Favorite Destination” as the number of Malaysian tourists visiting Taiwan continues t...

Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy attracts rising numbers of visitors from Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy has seen good results in 2018 as more than 100,000 people from Australia visited Taiwan last year, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau ...

Taiwan wins best design award at India's OTM travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan won the best design award at the OTM travel show in India, by featuring Taiwanese signature traditions. The OTM travel show is an industry gateway to India's...

For Taiwan tourism, Hualien is a great catch

Providing natural beauty within short drives all around the city’s center, Hualien is a gem on the east coast that stands head and shoulders above most other tourist destinations in Taiwan. N...

Tsai takes to streets of Taipei to celebrate tourism growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen took to the streets on Jan. 17 to celebrate the growth of Taiwan’s tourism industry by meeting visitors and experiencing “a day in the l...

Taiwan’s warmth woos Russian tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tour group of 43 Russians were full of praise for Taiwan after one week of exploration, reported CNA. The tour group was interviewed by Taiwanese media on Jan. 7, wit...

Taiwan named in top 10 travel destinations 2019 list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular travel website GlobeSpots.com has ranked Taiwan 8th in their list of top travel destinations for 2019. Globe Spots characterized Taiwan as “classic travel...

Night markets in southern Taiwan to roll out bilingual menus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a successful pilot program, the Tainan City Government will roll out bilingual menus throughout eight night markets to promote tourism, reported CNA. The menus wi...

Airbnb ranks Taiwan as 19th most trending destination for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Airbnb earlier this month announced that Taiwan ranks as the 19th most trending tourist destination for 2019. On Dec. 3, Airbnb released its list of the 19 Destinations to V...

Sun-Link-Sea Resort in central Taiwan introduces electric shuttle bus service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort (杉林溪森林生態渡假園區) in Nantou County, central Taiwan, will introduce electric shuttle bus service to the resort, beginning Dec. 25 to eliminate ...

Chiayi City hosts International Band Festival in southern Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiayi city in southern Taiwan is preparing to host the 25th annual International Band Festival this week from Dec. 14 through Dec. 23. There are bands from across Asia...

10 millionth visitor of 2018 arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau announced that the 10 millionth traveler to the country arrived in Taipei last night (Dec. 2), nearly two weeks earlier than last year, setting a reco...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport increases flights to Akita, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to the strong demand for the recently added route, Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will increase charter flights from Taoyuan International Airport to A...

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...