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China-Taiwan new trade agreement liberalizes cross-strait travel market

Cross-strait travel China-Taiwan new trade agreement liberalizes cross-strait travel market

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan could benefit from a service trade agreement signed with China Friday that liberalizes the cross-strait travel market by allowing Taiwanese and Chinese travel agencies to ...

Chinese individual tourism to Taiwan surges 237 percent

Cross-Strait Travel Chinese individual tourism to Taiwan surges 237 percent

BEIJING, China - The number of Chinese mainlanders traveling to Taiwan as individual tourists from January to May totaled 166,000, an increase of 237.49 percent year on year, new data has ...

Agoda.com offers hot deals for Taiwan Dragon Boat Festival

Taipei hotel deals Agoda.com offers hot deals for Taiwan Dragon Boat Festival

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has assembled a list of hotels in Taipei that are offering special deals ...

Official: Modified starch fear can hurt Taiwan's tourism

Concerns over the safety of popular snack foods in Taiwan Official: Modified starch fear can hurt Taiwan's tourism

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Foreign visitor arrivals in Taiwan could be hurt by an ongoing scare over the use of banned industrial ingredients in edible modified starches, tourism industry representatives ...

Cebu Pacific cancels service to Taiwan

Philippine Carrier Axes New Taiwan Route Cebu Pacific cancels service to Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines - One of the Philippines' biggest airlines said Wednesday it had cancelled the planned launch of a new Taiwan route because of tensions over a Taiwanese fishermen being killed ...

Taiwan to sanction airline after incidents

Far Eastern Air Transport's incidents lead to sanctions Taiwan to sanction airline after incidents

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) yesterday said it would propose to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications that Far Eastern Air Transport be temporarily ...

Taiwan issues "red" travel alert against Philippines, refunds tourists

Taiwan-Philippines Tourism Taiwan issues "red" travel alert against Philippines, refunds tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Tourism Bureau announced yesterday that tourists scheduled to go to the Philippines can receive full refunds after deducting a certain amount of regulated fees after the ...

Expert: Taiwan does not need to ban Chinese tourists

China-Taiwan Tourism Expert: Taiwan does not need to ban Chinese tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan does not need to ban Chinese tourists from visiting due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China, as the World Trade Organization (WHO) has not recommended any travel ...

No big damage expected after major earthquake in Taiwan

Travelers to Taiwan Earthquake No big damage expected after major earthquake in Taiwan

A strong earthquake has been felt throughout Taiwan. Most earthquake don't cause casualties or damage. So far no damages had been reported.

Surge in Taiwan-Japan tourism expected due to weaker yen

Taiwan-Japan tourism Surge in Taiwan-Japan tourism expected due to weaker yen

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taipei-based carriers are optimistic about a surge in tourist travel by Taiwanese people to Japan due to a depreciating Japanese yen, despite the fallout from the sagging domestic ...

2013 Taiwan Travel Calendar released

2013 Taiwan Travel Calendar 2013 Taiwan Travel Calendar released

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The 2013 Taiwan Travel Calendar, published by the Tourism Bureau, is a comprehensive guide to all 42 of Taiwan's best internationally renowned attractions, and includes a complete ...

Taiwan expects tourism revenue to hit $11.68 billion in 2012

Taiwan's tourism revenue grows Taiwan expects tourism revenue to hit $11.68 billion in 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Foreign tourists are expected to have brought NT$340 billion (US$11.68 billion) into Taiwan as of the end of 2012, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications forecast ...

EVA Air to offer In-flight mobile and WiFi services

Latest communications and entertainment systems on new EVA Air aircraft EVA Air to offer In-flight mobile and WiFi services

LONDON, England – A testament to its reputation for innovation and service, EVA Air has today announced plans to provide in-flight mobile and WiFi communications aboard its brand new Boeing ...

Taiwan expects 7 millionth visitor before Christmas

Tourism To Taiwan Taiwan expects 7 millionth visitor before Christmas

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that this year’s 7 millionth tourist would likely arrive in Taiwan in the middle of next month rather than at Christmas, as previously ...

Number of tourists visiting Taiwan could exceed 10 million in 2016

President Ma Ying-jeou: Taiwan is a potential tourist hot spot Number of tourists visiting Taiwan could exceed 10 million in 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Pointing to the growth in the number of tourists visiting Taiwan over the past three years, President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that it is possible that the total number of ...

First-ever Taiwan-Vietnam tourism conference will be held in Taipei

Taiwan_Vietnam Tourism First-ever Taiwan-Vietnam tourism conference will be held in Taipei

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The first-ever tourism conference between Taiwan and Vietnam will be held Wednesday in Taipei, with both sides aiming to develop travel exchanges and achieve sustainable growth in ...

Taiwan hoping to capitalize on growing number of foreign tourists

Tourism To Taiwan Taiwan hoping to capitalize on growing number of foreign tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is planning to convert selected tourist factories around Taiwan into destinations for foreign visitors, hoping to capitalize on the growing ...

Taiwan opening tourism office in Shangjai

Cross strait tourism Taiwan opening tourism office in Shangjai

SHANGHAI, China - The soon-to-open Shanghai office of the Taiwan Strait Tourism Association (TSTA) has been designed to become "the place (in Shanghai) closest to Taiwan," with decorations ...

Number of Japanese tourists to Taiwan plummets

Island Dispute Hurts Taiwanese Tourism Number of Japanese tourists to Taiwan plummets

The number of Japanese visiting Taiwan fell unexpectedly in September, likely because of the ongoing territorial dispute between Taiwan and Japan over the Diaoyutai Islands, the Tourism Bureau ...

Taiwan’s limitations on Chinese visitors curbing tourism growth

Chinese tourism to Taiwan Taiwan’s limitations on Chinese visitors curbing tourism growth

Taiwan will not replace Hong Kong as the favorite destination for Chinese tourists in the next few years unless it loosens quota restrictions and invests more in hardware and infrastructure, Bank ...

Hawaiian tourism office launches promotional campaign in Taiwan

Hawaii Hopes To Lure Taiwanese Tourists Hawaiian tourism office launches promotional campaign in Taiwan

The Hawaiian tourism office in Taiwan launched a promotional tour package on Wednesday in cooperation with local travel agencies to take advantage of a potential tourism boost from Taiwan’s ...

Visa waiver plan to boost Taiwanese tourism to US by 30 percent

Taiwanese tourism to USA Visa waiver plan to boost Taiwanese tourism to US by 30 percent

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The number of Taiwanese visitors to the United States could surge by more than 30 percent after Taiwan is included in the U.S.

31 Chinese visitors injured in Taiwan tour bus crash

Tour Bus Overturns In Taiwan 31 Chinese visitors injured in Taiwan tour bus crash

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A tour bus carrying 35 Chinese nationals from Beijing overturned in Hualien County yesterday afternoon, leaving three passengers seriously injured and 28 with minor injuries, ...

China-Japan island row may boost Taiwan tourism

Taiwanese Tourism China-Japan island row may boost Taiwan tourism

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's tourism industry may gain a slight boost from China's week-long national holiday in October, particularly in light of the territorial dispute between Japan and China over ...

Taiwan expecting over 7 million foreign visitors in 2012

Tourism Bureau: Taiwan To Break Record This Year Taiwan expecting over 7 million foreign visitors in 2012

The Tourism Bureau estimated yesterday that the number of international tourists would set a record this year by exceeding 7 million.

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