Thailand postpones new visa rules for visitors from Taiwan until March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following days of contradictory reports, Thailand has decided to postpone the requirement for Taiwanese travelers to present financial statements when applying online for ...

Trump Administration grants 45% fewer U.S. visas to visitors from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Under the Trump Administration, the United States has so far granted 45 percent fewer visas to Chinese citizens than in the same period during the Obama Administration, re...

US travel industry to Chinese tourists: What trade war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chines...

US travel industry to Chinese tourists: What trade war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popul...

Han claims he can bring 20 million tourists to Taiwan through closer China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Oct. 20) pledged to increase the number of foreign tourists to Taiwan to 20 million by 2028 by establishing c...

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 101 draws crowds after price cuts for Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The introduction of the cheapest tickets for the Taipei 101 observation deck in its 15-year history has been a success, reports said Saturday (October 12). From October...

Bus driver in Utah crash that killed 4 Chinese was 1st trip

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that only been...

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) — A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. On Friday, th...

Taiwan east coast town of Hualien to attract direct flights from Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid falling numbers of visitors from China and the government’s New Southbound Policy, Hualien will see new flights opening to two destinations in Cambodia next mon...

South Korean visitors to face heavy fine for importing pork into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will impose tighter border controls on visitors from South Korea starting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday (Sept. 17), as the Northeast Asian country has confirmed its first ca...

Taiwan to suspend fuel surcharge for tour buses in wake of drop in Chinese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to help the tour bus sector weather the drop in tourists from China, the fuel surcharge on the vehicles will be suspended for one year starting next month, Trans...

Taiwan visa waivers for visitors from Philippines, Thailand, Russia, Brunei to last 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government is reconsidering extending visa waivers for visitors from the Philippines, Thailand, Russia, and Brunei once every three years instead of yearly, a governme...

Foreign tourist arrivals up 13% in first seven months of 2019

Foreign nationals made nearly 7 million visits to Taiwan from January to July this year, up 12.85 percent from the same period a year earlier, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau said Monday. During the fi...

Taiwan to study visa waiver for Middle Eastern countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said Thursday (August 22) he would study a suggestion from the Taipei City Government to give a visa waiver to visitors from the Middle East i...