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Taiwan travel agency unable to compensate Vietnam tour groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “We Love Tour” travel agency said Saturday (Feb. 17) that due to its financial troubles, it was unable to compensate hundreds of travelers who were left st...

Taiwan thanks French foreign minister for flight route support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne was the first foreign minister in the European Union to express support for Taiwan in its dispute with China over flight routes, ...

Taiwan travel agencies slam government for halting China tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travel agencies on Thursday (Feb. 8) slammed the previous day’s Tourism Administration decision to order a halt to tour groups heading for China. The government h...

Taiwan advises on safety for travelers to Hong Kong, Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese visitors and transit passengers heading for Hong Kong and Macau should register their contact details for safety reasons, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said...

Taiwan tells travel agencies to stop organizing tours to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travel agencies should immediately stop recruiting customers to join tour groups to China, the Tourism Administration said Wednesday (Feb. 7). The announcement followed...

567 Taiwanese stranded in Japan earthquake zone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reported that 567 Taiwanese tourists are currently stuck in areas of Japan impacted by a magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck on Mon...

41 Taipei neighborhood chiefs questioned about China trips ahead of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators questioned 41 neighborhood chiefs from Taipei City about trips to China ahead of next month’s elections, reports said Friday (Dec. 15). The authorit...

Taiwan’s 6 millionth visitor for 2023 arrives from Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As government officials predicted, Taiwan’s 6 millionth visitor for 2023 arrived in the country Friday (Dec. 15). The traveler, a man from Singapore named in Mand...

Why are fewer Chinese tourists visiting Thailand?

Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand are set to be lower than forecast in 2023, according to estimates by the Thai tourism bureau. Thailand had expected a bump in tourist arrivals from China followin...

Chinese tourists return with an eye on budget, safety

Nearly a year after Beijing said goodbye to zero-COVID — its strict policy of lockdowns and quarantines to contain the spread of the coronavirus — the Chinese public are traveling internat...

Taiwan plans to expand regular direct flights to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will allow regular direct flights to 13 airports in China now served by charters, Transportation Minister Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) said Tuesday (Nov. 7). Last week, W...

Taiwan to allow tour groups to visit China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will allow tour groups to visit China from March at the earliest, reports said Friday (Nov. 3). At the opening of the Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF), Tra...

Taiwanese tourist dies in bus accident in China’s Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One Taiwanese tourist died, one was in a coma, and two suffered broken bones in a bus accident in the Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) sai...

Minister says Chinese tourists not expected back in Taiwan until next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s transport minister has said that after communicating through “private channels” he understands that Chinese tourists will not be visiting Taiwan...

Taiwan rejects complaint of man told to book own ticket out of Israel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry said its staff in Israel have been slandered on Tuesday (Oct. 10) after one Taiwanese man claimed he was met with indifference when asking ...