Korean student praised for a short cinematic video presenting the beauty of Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Korean student and travel vlogger was praised by Taiwanese netizens for his short cinematic video depicting the beauty of Taiwan through his personal perspectives. ...

Live music jazzes up revitalized rail station in Taitung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- As evening falls, the sounds of pop, rock and folk fill an outdoor space next to the decommissioned railway station in Taitung City. Tiehua Music Village is one of the most un...

Maori star’s video shot in Taiwan premieres Nov. 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A music video shot in Taiwan by one of the brightest young Maori singers in New Zealand, Kaaterama Pou, premiered on Nov. 13. Kaaterama is part of a popular Maori pop gro...

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...

Photo of the Day: Crowds wowed by Kaohsiung’s ‘Manhattanhenge’ 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a disappointing no-show last year due to inclement weather, Kaohsiung's much ballyhooed "Manhattanhenge" finally made an appearance yesterday (Nov. 11), muc...

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...

Taiwan presents small village culture at London World Travel Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is promoting its small villages and their rich culture at the second-largest travel event in the world, the London World Travel Market (WTM). The number of visitors fr...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the cours...

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 ...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the ...

Bangkok, Phnom Penh to launch direct flights to central Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to attract more visitors from Southeast Asia to the Taichung World Flora Exposition, the city government has worked with private airlines to launch direct flights...

Pokémon GO event launches in Tainan, Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event kicked off in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan at 10:30 a.m. this morning. According to an announcement by...

Relish creative desserts at Taiwan’s Siraya National Scenic Area  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau is teaming up with National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism in creating a dozen patisseries using ingredients from local produce as part...