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...

Indian media report praises Taichung as 'artsy capital of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The English-language Indian news site, the Economic Times published an impressive report on the Taiwanese city of Taichung, praising the city as the center of an “ar...

Taiwan tourism magnet of Matsu hosts summer concert series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Matsu Islands are hosting a summer music fest between July 12 and Aug. 17 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Matsu National Scenic Area Administration and the half-ce...

Amazing time-lapse video shows awesome beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A year after releasing an amazing time-lapse video of several gorgeous places in Taiwan, a Danish photographer on Thursday (July 4) uploaded a sequel video as his "gift to...

Taiwan Railways launches Hello Kitty tourist train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Hello Kitty fans, are you ready? The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has announced on their website that a tourist train will reenter service decked out with a new Hel...

Plight of Taiwan's rare Formosan black bear covered by CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 23-year effort to document and protect the Formosan black bear by a Taiwanese conservationist was covered by CNN on Sunday (June 9). In an interview with CNN published o...

More Vietnamese arrested for trafficking migrant workers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Vietnamese have been detained by the country's Ministry of Public Security in a case linked to the trafficking of 152 tourists in Taiwan late last year, it was announc...

Taiwan selected as ‘Destination Partner’ at 2019 VETA travel awards show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s efforts to promote the country as an emerging tourist destination in the Middle East market has made further progress after Taiwan was select...

Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, April 27 through May 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The weather is heating up across Taiwan, and there is no shortage of events around the city to keep you active as summer approaches. Here are a few interesting activities ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau opens office in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than a year of preparation, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications opened a regional office of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietn...

Tour bus crash in eastern Taiwan, 10 Chinese tourists injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tour bus carrying a group of Chinese tourists crashed in Hualien County on Thursday evening, with 10 passengers suffering moderate to critical injuries, according to the...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that it will offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500 for citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. Tourism Bureau directo...

Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. ...