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...

Three misleading Taiwan attractions

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Tourism is big business in Taiwan, and there is no shortage of people here who make a good living from it, despite the hype of a decline in Chinese tourists hitting the indu...

‘Mountain and Forest Activities’ video wins silver award from renown Travel Weekly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A promotional video named “Mountain and Forest Activities” produced by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau was honored with the “Asia Overall Destinations – ...

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 from A...

Car rental companies Hertz intl. and Taiwan's Chailease form alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The North American car rental company Hertz has just signed a deal with Taiwanese car rental company Chailease Auto Rental that will allow customers of Hertz to book renta...

Taiwan to promote indigenous tourism at APEC ministerial meeting

TAIPEI (CNA) - Minister of Transportation and Communications Ho Chen Tan will highlight the development of tribal aboriginal tourism in Taiwan at the 2018 APEC Tourism Ministers' Meeting next mont...

TRA announces ticket exchange program with Japanese railway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) and the Shinano Railway Co., Ltd. announced a ticket exchange program today between the two railways to boost tourism. Beginnin...

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 News interview with Turkish TV show host Rifat (吳鳳)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan News on March 23 interviewed Ugur Rifat Karlova, better known as Wu Feng (吳鳳), a Turkish TV show host about his life in Taiwan and the process for applying for Taiwanese...

Osaka train decked out to celebrate anniversary of Taiwan's airport MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A train from Osaka, Japan's Nankai Line has been painted to celebrate the one year anniversary of Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport MRT and promote Japanese tourism to the count...

China did not eliminate tour packages to Taiwan, says Tourism Bureau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau rubbished the reports made by a travel association that China would eliminate package tours to Taiwan and has stopped renewing licenses starting this ...

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 ...

Eight international hotel chains to enter Taiwan market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At least eight international hotel chains are planning to open hotels in Taiwan within the next three years due to the rising amount of tourists arriving on the island, re...

10 millionth intl. visitor to Taiwan in 2017 gets a surprise welcome!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Dec. 12 at 11:40 a.m., the Taiwan Tourism Bureau along with representatives from China Airlines, and Taoyuan International Airport welcomed the arrival of 10 millionth ...