Taiwan’s teen diplomatic envoys head for Vietnam and Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve teen diplomatic envoys from three high schools will leave Taiwan for a 12-day, people-to-people, diplomatic mission in Vietnam and the Philippines, the Ministry of ...

Taiwan Pavilion shines at a luxury travel exhibition in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Pavilion was recognized with two awards at India’s leading trade show on business; meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE); and luxury tr...

Eastern Taiwan welcomes new 'F.O.R. Hualien' market promoting tourism and agriculture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday Jan. 17 in Hualien, the county welcomed the opening of a brand new health food center and market that will promote the region's abundant, high quality prod...

Asian Ecotourism Network holds annual conference in Alishan, Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — Experts and industry representatives traveling from 17 countries and areas across the Asia Pacific discussed ecotourism and sustainable development of nature and indigenou...

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...

Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown

ATLANTA (AP) — America's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a ...

World-class Millennium Gaea Resort prepares to open in Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tucked away in Ji-an Township, Hualien County, a new world-class resort and a picturesque spot for rest and relaxation is preparing to open its doors in March this year. ...

Taipei Lantern Festival 2019 to go glitzy at Ximending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Information and Tourism of Taipei unveiled the theme and main visual design – “Twinkle Taipei”– for the Taipei Lantern Festival 2...

Take a deep breath in Taiwan’s Hualien and get a chance of winning flight tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When many areas in Taiwan are shrouded by polluted air from time to time, Hualien County always has clean air and blue skies. In an effort to bring that local advantage in...

Spain draws record number of tourists, visitor spending up

MADRID (AP) — Spanish government figures show the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year. Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto sai...

Many theme parks across Taiwan offer special prices during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many theme parks across Taiwan offer visitors special prices or discounts during the Lunar New Year holiday, Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Wednesday. In nort...

New Taipei suffers steepest fall in urban land prices in Taiwan

New Taipei saw the steepest fall in urban land prices in the six months from April to September 2018 among the 22 cities and counties in Taiwan, according to data released by the Ministry of the Inter...

Archaeologists find Rome-era tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert. The Antiquities Ministry says Tuesday the exc...

The Latest: China warns citizens about travel to Canada

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-Canada tensions (all times local): 7:30 p.m. China is urging its citizens to be cautious about going to Canada. ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BIG DAY FOR BREXIT'S SURVIVAL British lawmakers are set t...