Daylily Festival in Taiwan’s Hualien to begin Aug 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Daylily Festival in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien will start on Aug. 3 and last until Sep. 15, Hualien Tourism Department announced on July 24. The golde...

Japanese govt. worker in Tainan writes travel book on southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A civil servant working for the Japanese government and stationed in Taiwan, Abe Masayuki (阿部真行), has written a travel book to introduce aspects of Tainan and Taiwanese cu...

Taiwanese festivals illuminated in daily Italian newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been spotlighted in the travel pull-out of one of Italy’s top-circulating newspapers. CNA reports the March 7 edition of Rome-based broadsheet Il Messa...

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei and The Spa achieve the highest ratings for third consecutive year in The 2019 Forbes Five-Star awards

The results are out! Both Mandarin Oriental, Taipei and The Spa have once again been awarded the Five-Star accolade in the 61st annual ‘Oscars’ of the hotel industry: the Forbes Travel Gui...

New York resident hails Taipei Metro as first-rate mass transit system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A New York resident recently shared her experience riding the Taipei Metro, describing the service as “one of the best mass transit systems in the world.” M...

eslite hotel: a luxury hotel in Taipei built on books, with a soul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's eslite group started out selling books and has expanded into Hong Kong and China as an iconic bookstore chain, with an ever-growing cadre of fans, before the ...

Sunset spectacle set to illuminate Taiwan’s Kaohsiung on Nov. 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung residents can expect to be wowed by a spectacular sunset on Nov. 11, forecast to occur at 5:15 pm on the day, according to Central Weather Bureau. Qingnian 1s...

Kefalonia massacre: Revisiting a Nazi war crime in Greece

The Greek island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea is considered a vacation paradise by many, including Germans. Dream beaches and turquoise water attract tens of thousands of tourists each year. The arc...

Top 7 non-fiction books about Taiwan

Earlier this week, we reported on the publication of a new book about Taiwan which has been written by Lonely Planet author and Taiwan expert Joshua Samuel Brown. Brown’s latest tome, entitled F...

Dutch police shoot suspect in stabbing at Amsterdam train station

Two people were injured in a stabbing at Amsterdam's main rail station on Friday morning, authorities in the capital said. "Police have shot a suspect after a stabbing incident at Amsterdam ...

Two Taiwanese tourists invited to meet Polish President for tea by surprise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese couple were randomly selected on the street in Warsaw this July to Poland's Presidential Palace to have a cup of tea and a pleasant chat with Polish President An...

“Lost L.A.” Wins 2 Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored “Lost L.A.,” a co-production of KCET and the USC Libraries, with two Emmy Awards at the 70th Los Angeles...

Forbes Travel Guide zveřejnila novou strukturu vedení

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VII 25, 2018--Společnost Forbes Travel Guide, světová autorita v oblasti luxusního cestování, dnes zveřejnila plán na významné rozšíření operací společnosti do konce roku 201...

A Szaúd-Arábiai Királyság koronahercege, Mohammed Bin Salman őfelsége az elismert turisztikai vezetőt, Gerard "Jerry" Inzerillo-t bízta meg a történelmi helyszínek turisztikai célzatú restaurálását szolgáló kezdeményezés irányításával

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--júl. 25, 2018--Inzerillo lesz a múzeumok, egyetemek, oktatási célú szórakoztató létesítmények, valamint üdülőhelyek, éttermek, wellnessközpontok és luxusüzletek ...

A Forbes Travel Guide új vezetői struktúra kialakításával támogatja tevékenysége 2019-ben 100 országra való kiterjesztését

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--júl. 25, 2018--Jerry Inzerillo-t nevezték ki a Forbes Travel Guide igazgatóságának elnökhelyettesévé, és a céghez újonnan belépő Filip Boyen kerül a vezérigazgatói posztra - ...