Category: Taiwan travel news

Taiwan travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Taiwan. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Taiwan. Taipei Travel information. Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China to the north-west, Japan to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south.

Taiwan preparing to gradually re-open to foreign tourism
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Taiwan preparing to gradually re-open to foreign tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 6, 2020

Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications announced that the Republic of China is preparing to start gradually re-opening for foreign ... Read More

China is livid over US support for Taiwan’s UN bid
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China is livid over US support for Taiwan’s UN bid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2020

A spokesperson of the permanent mission of China to the United Nations declared that the United States' UN mission has ... Read More

The ones to watch: 5 countries on path to recovery from COVID-19
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The ones to watch: 5 countries on path to recovery from COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

With over three million confirmed cases and upwards of 200,000 fatalities in the world, there are few signs of the ... Read More

COVID-19 battle: How is Taiwan winning the war?
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COVID-19 battle: How is Taiwan winning the war?

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- April 3, 2020

At a time when the world is desperate to rid itself of the dreaded COVID-19 coronavirus the World Health Organization ... Read More

Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
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Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19

editor editor- February 26, 2020

Israel is taking no chances with the outbreak and spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Numerous flights have been cancelled and foreigners ... Read More

Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights
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Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Vietjet has started the new year on a progressive note with the expansion of its international network to three Asian ... Read More

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang
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Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

Vietjet has commenced three services connecting Da Nang with the world’s major hubs – Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong. These ... Read More

Destination Taiwan is hurting
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Destination Taiwan is hurting

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

Taiwanese love to travel, but the region as a tourism destination is hurting. The Balance of payments figures released by ... Read More

Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID
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Not ‘China’: Taiwan bans Huawei smartphones over wrong Caller ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

Deputy director of Taiwan's National Communications Commission's Department of Frequency and Resources, Niu Hsin-ren, said that the commission directed local ... Read More

Taiwan: Living in the shadow of Big Brother
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Taiwan: Living in the shadow of Big Brother

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- November 9, 2019

The ability of Taiwan to survive as an independent island state has long been questioned. It occupies a precarious position ... Read More

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan
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Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

French fashion powerhouse Dior has become the latest luxury brand after Versace, Givenchy and Coach, Versace to get caught in ... Read More

Taiwan deports Chinese tourist for vandalism at National Taiwan University
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Taiwan deports Chinese tourist for vandalism at National Taiwan University

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

Chinese visitor, who was filmed tearing down a display, known as Lennon Wall, set up at National Taiwan University (NTU) ... Read More

Uber to change its operating model in Taiwan, partner with local taxi firms
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Uber to change its operating model in Taiwan, partner with local taxi firms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 1, 2019

US ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc announced that it would change its operating model in Taiwan and partner with local ... Read More

Undiscovered Taipei at OTDYKH LEISURE Moscow 2019
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Undiscovered Taipei at OTDYKH LEISURE Moscow 2019

editor editor- August 15, 2019

25th International Trade Fair for Travel & Tourism Taipei is a place of numerous renowned unique features and highlight attractions. ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism riding the rails in Mumbai
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Taiwan Tourism riding the rails in Mumbai

editor editor- August 13, 2019

A new campaign is riding the rails in Mumbai as part of ongoing efforts by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) ... Read More

What is common between Taiwan Tourism Bureau and Mumbai metro?
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What is common between Taiwan Tourism Bureau and Mumbai metro?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 12, 2019

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) is the organization responsible for the administration of domestic and international tourism policy making, execution ... Read More

EVA Air makes Milan Malpensa its first European route in 20 years
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EVA Air makes Milan Malpensa its first European route in 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 18, 2019

With flights scheduled to commence on 18 February 2020, EVA Air will begin a four times weekly service from Taipei ... Read More

Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei
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Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 18, 2019

Eva Air will inaugurate a new flight between Milan Malpensa in Italy and Taipei, Taiwan, on February 19, 2020. From ... Read More

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner makes its first delivery for EVA Air
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Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner makes its first delivery for EVA Air

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 21, 2019

EVA Air today celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing  787-10 Dreamliner, marking the first of 20 super-efficient 787-10s the ... Read More

First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air
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First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered to Taiwanese EVA Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Taiwanese Evergreen Airways (EVA Air) today celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, marking the first of 20 ... Read More

Taiwan Expo is back in Malaysia
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Taiwan Expo is back in Malaysia

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 18, 2019

Taiwan Expo  is back in Malaysia following the fruitful outings over the past two years in Kuala Lumpur. This year, Taiwan Expo 2019 ... Read More

Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes
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Taichung Shopping Festival opens doors in Taiwan and offers grand prizes

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

The city of Taichung is launching its first carnival - 2019 Taichung Shopping Festival - from July 10 to August 18, ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India
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Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia
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CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA ... Read More

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft
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Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism shares best locations for Pink Cherry Blossom Season
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Taiwan Tourism shares best locations for Pink Cherry Blossom Season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Spring has arrived again, enchanting Taiwan with pink power once more. The pink dotted red cherry blossoms bring the touch ... Read More

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers
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Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for international ... Read More

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park
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‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily ... Read More

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes
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Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 ... Read More

Luxury Taipei hotel launches world’s first “Photography Butler” service
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Luxury Taipei hotel launches world’s first “Photography Butler” service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

A luxury hotel in Taipei launched the world's first "Photography Butler" service - professional and passionate "Photobutlers" will accompany hotel ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals
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Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in2018 is a Japanese tourist. He arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on ... Read More

Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished
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Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished

editor editor- December 27, 2018

153 tourists from Vietnam arrived in Kaohsiung in Taiwan on December 21 and 23, and all but all but one ... Read More

One to Five Star Hotels in Taiwan: What it means
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One to Five Star Hotels in Taiwan: What it means

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018

The Taiwan Star Hotel Association has the important task of rating hotels. The evaluation for star-rated hotels has five degrees, from one ... Read More

First Hilton property debuts in downtown Taipei
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First Hilton property debuts in downtown Taipei

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Taipei Zhongshan. This 14-storey, 106-room hotel is the latest addition to ... Read More

Disappointment for LGBT rights in Taiwan after gay tourism is booming
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Disappointment for LGBT rights in Taiwan after gay tourism is booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 25, 2018

A setback in LGBT law was set by Taiwanese voters and passed a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to ... Read More

Industry heavyweight comes out of retirement to capture-rapidly expanding Asian travel market
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Industry heavyweight comes out of retirement to capture-rapidly expanding Asian travel market

editor editor- October 18, 2018

Travel industry heavyweight Bernard Bialylew has come out of retirement to launch new business offering New Concept Travel (NCT) that ... Read More