Tourism Bureau holds ‘Door to Taiwan’ event in Busan, S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau opened the “Door to Taiwan” at an event to promote tourism at Gwangan Beach in the South Korean city of Busan on Sept. 16. Incorpora...

New travel route aims to spotlight vitality of Taiwan's Hakka culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- In northern and central Taiwan, a 150-kilometer section of Provincial Highway No. 3—also known as the Inner-Mountain Highway—is being transformed into the Hakka Ro...

Taiwan targets Australia, New Zealand tourists with strong presence of marketing activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To promote Taiwan as an ideal tourism destination, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau Singapore Office has launched a string of marketing activities in Australia and New Zealand f...

Taiwan to promote four thematic tours for Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taipei's Department of Information and Tourism sent a delegation to Vietnam on Sept. 6 to participate in the 14th International Travel Expo, Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC 2018)...

Cambodia Airways to operate 2 weekly charter flights between Siem Reap and Taipei from Oct 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cambodia Airways held a press conference in Taipei on Tuesday (Sep 11) to announce that it will launch two weekly Siem Reap-Taipei charter flights on October 9, ...

Pingtung County unveils giant lantern ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Preparations for 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Pingtung are heating up, as the Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) unveiled a 2.7 meter tall lantern to inflate interest f...

Taiwan’s new Taichung – Penghu ferry on trial, open to public in April 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After an eight year hiatus, the Taichung – Penghu sea route should re-open to the public in April 2019, in a bid to foster greater tourism. The ferry is expected ...

Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths

Mystery Beach in Nan'ao Township, Yilan County has been closed until Sept. 14 following the deaths of five people who were swept out to sea by rogue waves Sunday during the passage of a typhoon no...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau pitches camping & running combo in Lo Shan organic village

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—If you haven’t planned out your Mid-Autumn Festival activities, the two-day (Sep. 22 & Sep. 23) running and camping combo the East Rift Valley National Scenic Area...

Taiwan's 2018 Kinmen Tunnel Music Festival to be held in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Renowned Taiwanese cellist Chang Cheng-chieh (張正傑) announced that he will join Yu opera (豫劇) diva Wang Hai-Ling (王海玲) to perform at the 2018 Kinmen Tunnel Music Festival, ...

Vietnam’s Jetstar Pacific increases flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnamese low-cost airline, Jetstar Pacific will increase its weekly direct flights between Danang and Taipei to five, starting from Oct. 31. The additional service is...

Taiwan’s Pingxi Lantern Festival named in Reader’s Digest’s top adventures for people under 40

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Renowned U.S. magazine, Reader's Digest published their "40 Travel Adventures You Need to Have Before You're 40" earlier this month, with Taiwan's Pi...

Malaysian celeb promotes Taiwan as Muslim tourist destination in video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The representative office of Taiwan's Tourism Bureau in Kuala Lumpur on Aug. 29 released a video promoting Taiwan tourism starring Malaysian online celebrities Mira Fi...

Thai representative suggests Taiwan nationals apply for a visa online or via mail   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the Thailand Trade and Economic Office (TTEO) in Taipei announced an extra handling charge of NT$470 (US$15) for Taiwanese-group visa applications going into effect fro...

Thailand to hike visa fees for Taiwanese travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese citizens planning to travel to Thailand will need to pay an additional NT$470 (US$15) in visa fees, according to a notice issued by Thailand Trade and Economic O...