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 Tourism Bureau criticism losing perspective

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has been taking a fair bit of flak on social media of late and it seemed only fair to try and put these criticisms into context a little bit. Blog posts such as this one, ...

Taiwan aims to welcome 10.86 million international visitors in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Minister of Transportation and Communication Hochen Tan (賀陳旦), on Jan. 31 held a press conference where he announced the target tourism numbers in Taiwan for the year ...

Expansion in VAT refund service for tourists coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will expand its value-added tax (VAT) refund service for foreign visitors purchasing Taiwanese products as a means to promote tourism. Starting from September 1,...

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau attempts to increase visitor numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After reports of China Airlines planning to stop its weekly flights to New York, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau extended its campaign to attract visitors from North America...

Taiwan gov’t tourism policies to focus on diversification

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The government of Taiwan will prioritize diversification with its tourism strategies to better meet industry needs, said the country's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) durin...

The View from Taichung: Taiwan has a banner year in Tourism, with many to come

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- While the international media focused its shallow, context-free gaze on Beijing's cutting of group tourists, another story snuck in under the radar: Taiwan's tourism in...

Taiwan sees fewer Chinese tourists in June: Transport minister

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) Transportation Minister Ho Chen Tan said Thursday that the number of Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan in June posted a bigger year-on-year drop than in May, although the country r...

Timing for talks with China at APEC tourism meeting not decided

New Transportation Minister Ho Chen Tan said Monday that arrangements have been made for talks with tourism officials from China on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum m...

DPP candidate: Quotas for Chinese tourists won't be cut if elected

Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (???), chairwoman and presidential candidate of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said Thursday that she will not lower the quotas for Chinese t...