Night market helps street vendors get halal-certified to boost tourism in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To tap into the busy Muslim travel market, Liuhe Night Market in Kaohsiung is assisting several street food stalls to secure Halal certification to enable Muslim tourists ...

Lin Chi-ling's wedding boosts tourism in Taiwan's old capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunday's wedding between Taiwan's favorite supermodel, Lin Chi-ling (林志玲) and Japanese boy band member Akira in Tainan, the hometown of Lin’s parents, booste...

Tourism Bureau hosts workshop in Vietnam for travel operators

The Tourism Bureau hosted a workshop in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang Sunday to promote its initiative called "Taiwan Quality Tour" for travel operators that provide Vietnamese visitors wit...

Video shows number of visitors to Taiwan by nationality since 2001

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amazing video showing the growth of visitors to Taiwan over the past 18 years by nationality was posted to the data visualization and storytelling website Flourish on W...

Taipei Hot Springs Season coming to N. Taiwan Oct. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taipei Hot Springs Season festival will launch in Xinbeitou (新北投) on Oct. 31 and last through Nov. 4, focusing on hot springs, Taiwanese delicacies, concerts, and...

'Meet Charming Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) and Taiwan Bar, the short film production company, have launched “Meet Charming Taiwan,” episode one in a seri...

Government promoting mountaineering tourism in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has designated 2020 the “Year of Mountain Tourism” (脊梁山脈旅遊年) and plans to brand Taiwan as an international mountaineering tourism d...

Taiwan-themed train runs in Mumbai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A train decorated with a Taiwan theme is traveling around the western Indian city of Mumbai, marking the latest effort by Taiwan's Tourism Bureau to promote tourism on...

Spend a Night at Taiwan's Presidential Office Building open for entries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "Spend a Night at Taiwan's Presidential Office Building" competition is open for entries from Monday (Aug. 12) through August 31, and the policy for sele...

Taiwan, Japan promote railway tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau and Japan’s Shikoku Railway Company have jointly issued a “Taiwan-Japan Railway Sightseeing Passport” to boost tourism. ...

American reality show celebrity promotes Taiwan's tourism

An American reality show celebrity promoted tourism in Taiwan and talked about his travel experience in the country at the annual SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show (TAS) Sunday. Adam Klein, w...

Tsai takes to streets of Taipei to celebrate tourism growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen took to the streets on Jan. 17 to celebrate the growth of Taiwan’s tourism industry by meeting visitors and experiencing “a day in the l...

LINE and Agoda team up in Taiwan for new 'LINE Travel' service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The online accommodation booking service Agoda has announced a partnership with the multimedia and chat application LINE in Taiwan. Under the new agreement, Agoda will ...

Taiwan aviation sector set for continued growth: Boeing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s commercial aviation sector is set for continued growth over the long term, off the back of sustained demand and economic growth, according to Randy Tinseth,...

5 ways Taiwan can increase international tourism without building theme parks and casinos

Earlier this week, it was reported that an advisor to the Taiwan travel agency association has suggested that Taiwan needs to open more theme parks and casinos to attract more international tourists t...