Archive for the ‘Taiwan’ Category
Taiwan is currently enjoying its busiest period ever in terms of inbound tourism. More tourists have been arriving than ever and records are falling on a daily basis. The number of Taiwanese tourists in Macau and Hong Kong has, however, dropped.
With arrivals from Mainland China and other Asian countries increasing rapidly, Taiwan has released its plans to increase the countryâ€™s tourism by such a degree that 10 million people should be visiting every year.
BY XINHUANET.COM | MAR 01, 2009 TAIPEI – More than 80,000 mainland tourists have visited Taiwan since the island allowed mainland tourists in last July, said Shao Qiwei, chairman of the mainland’s Cross-strait Tourism Exchange Association, here Saturday.
TAIPEI – Taiwan said Tuesday it plans to offer landing visas to Chinese tourists travelling to two Taiwanese-controlled islands off the mainland, in another goodwill gesture to Beijing. The proposal, expected to be approved at the cabinet’s regular meeting Thursday, calls for granting landing visas to Chinese tourists who visit Kinmen and Matsu, off China’s [...]
TAIPEI – The strongest impression Chinese college student Chen Jiawei received as he toured Taiwan for the first time last week was the relatively unblemished quality of certain scenic spots. “The water in the coastal areas is so blue. It’s different from China’s,” said Chen, 21, from Guangdong province.
Taipei – Taiwan’s largest bus company is teaching its drivers how to flash the best smile to welcome Chinese tourists. The Taiwan Motor Transport Co, which operates long-distance buses across the island, has launched a “Learn to Smile” campaign to prepare its several hundred bus drivers for the influx of Chinese tourists, CTI TV reported.
Ilan, Taiwan – Nearly 60 years after splitting from China, Taiwan is laying out the red carpet for tourists from the mainland.
BEIJING – The Chinese mainland will keep talking with Taiwan on allowing its tourists into the island, said the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council here Tuesday.
By Yusof Sulaiman l eTN Asia Much of East Asia were drenched by raging waters and the World Wide Web came to a stall in a week as the region held its breath and almost came to a complete stop again. Following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit south Taiwan on Tuesday, authorities reported two [...]
By Yusof Sulaiman l eTN Asia cnn A newly established liaison travel and tourism agency, The Taiwan Strait Tourism and Travel Association (TSTA), has been formally established in Taiwan to oversee and handle the opening-up of cross-straits tourism. A joint government and travel sector initiative, TSTA will oversee and handle cross-straits tourism issues faced by [...]