• South Korea want to attract more business tourists from Taiwan

    Published on : Monday, September 18, 2017

    The tourism board of South Korea is looking to increase the business tourists’ arrival from Taiwan in 2017.     It is in response to the active marketing and support programs at home and abroad by the Korea MICE Bureau …

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  • Report of fire compels emergency landing of VietJet flight

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    An airplane with over 100 people on board was compelled to make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, soon after a fire alarm had gone off on board the plane.   The plane was actually …

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  • Taiwan has become a major hit among Malaysian visitors

    Published on : Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    More and more, Taiwan is turning into a preferred vacation destination among the Malaysians with an increased number of Malaysian tourists. Between January and July, 2017, Taiwan welcomed over 256,703 Malaysian visitors in comparison to 215,354 last year, as confirmed …

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  • Taiwan emerges popular among Malaysian tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Taiwan is emerging as a popular tourist destination with Malaysians since the number of Malaysian tourists to this island is gradually on the rise.   The region has welcomed as many as 256,703 Malaysian tourists between January and July this …

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  • Taiwan-Japan travel witnesses rising passenger numbers

    Published on : Friday, July 14, 2017

    Thanks to the increasing number of tourism exchanges between Taiwan and Japan, both cruise operators as well as airlines has witnessed a rising number of travellers passing between these two nations in the initial three months of this year as …

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  • Amadeus launches new marketplace for destination content

    Published on : Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    With a myriad of adventures and experiences awaiting travellers, the tours and activities market is booming. Travel activities account for 9% of global travel revenue and this segment is growing faster than the total travel market.   However, no longer …

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  • Japan’s first world-class luxury onsen resort to open in Beppu by 2019

    Published on : Friday, June 23, 2017

    The city of Beppu, on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has long been a favourite with locals as an onsen retreat. The city will enjoy a boost as an international spa resort destination with the announcement of the execution …

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  • Taiwan targets incentive travellers from Philippines

    Published on : Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Taiwan, the 8th largest trading partner of the Philippines enriched with $7.1 billion worth of bilateral trade in 2016 aims to expand its business relations by attracting Filipinos for its incentive travel options.   ‘MEET TAIWAN’, a promotion program highlighting …

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  • Taiwan railway station to be electrified by Nippon signal

    Published on : Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Nippon Signal is ready to introduce a brand new electrification project in Taiwan for the Transport Ministry of the island while it aims to upgrade its overseas segment into an important profit driver for this railway.   This Japanese railway …

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  • Taiwan aims to attract tourists from Southeast Asia

    Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017

    Nowhere is the tourism boom from China over the past decade more conspicuous than among neighbours of the country. Many Chinese tourists are avoiding visiting South Korea in response to its operation of an antimissile system that China considers a …

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  • Taiwan gets lesser number of Chinese tourists in 2017 first quarter

    Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017, visitor numbers to Taiwan dropped considerably, slowing down by a 42 percent fall in arrivals from China. The number of Chinese tourists to the island has dropped since Beijing-sceptic President Tsai Ing-wen took office …

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  • Taiwan attracts Muslim visitors

    Published on : Monday, May 15, 2017

    Recently, Taiwan has been ranked seventh most desirable non-IOC destination for Muslim community alluring more than 30,000 visitors a year. On the other hand, Singapore has been graded the top non-IOC destination for Muslims in the world. In the same …

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  • Foreign visitors to Korea slump by 11% in March

    Published on : Monday, April 24, 2017

    The number of international visitors arriving in Korea has slumped by 11.2% last month a year earlier.   This was led by a sharp drop in the Chinese visitor figures following the ban of sale of tourism packages of Beijing, …

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  • Vietnam sees 22 percent rise in Taiwan tourist arrivals

    Published on : Monday, April 10, 2017

    In the first three months of 2017, more than 3 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam which is about a 29 percent increase from a year earlier. Also, tourists from Taiwan increased 22.4 percent, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism …

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  • Taiwan tourism sector might lose NT$55B due to drop in Chinese tourists

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    The cold relations between China and Taiwan can be attributed to a steep decline in the Chinese tourist arrivals to Taiwan thereby negatively impacting the regional tourism industry of the region.   The estimated loss amounts to about NT$55.85 billion …

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  • Kaohsiung is eager to expand cruise tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Kaohsiung that is located in Taiwan is putting its best foot forward in its efforts to lure an increased number of tourists from around the East and Southeast Asia via the cruise vessels that are docking in the second-largest city …

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  • Taiwan eyes Malaysian tourism market

    Published on : Friday, March 17, 2017

    This year Taiwan is targetting to attract more tourists from Malaysia. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau Kuala Lumpur (TTBKL) expects to welcome 550,000 Malsyian visitors with 10 per cent coming from Muslim tourists.   Its director Tony Wu said Taiwan was …

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  • Philippine tourists to Taiwan rose by 24% in 2016

    Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017

    The number of tourists from Philippines in Taiwan had reached to more than 170,000 in 2016 that marks a 24% annual increase that resulted from the relaxed visa procedures and also the ‘New South Bound policy’.   As per the …

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  • Taiwan President vows to develop regional tourism sector

    Published on : Thursday, February 9, 2017

    Tsai Ing-wen, who is the president of Taiwan have vowed during a tourism festival of Taiwan on Thursday that the government would implement its best efforts in boosting the regional tourism sector of this area. It has laid out three …

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  • Thailand bus crash injures 21 tourists

    Published on : Monday, February 6, 2017

    On Saturday, twenty-one tourists from the Chinese mainland had been injured on account of a bus accident that had occurred in the city of Kaohsiung that is located in the southern part of Taiwan.   Eighteen people, including seven children …

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