Taiwan Tourism Bureau News

Taiwan launches tourism push in London with new campaign

Taiwan launches tourism push in London with new campaign

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has launched a new ‘Asia’s Best Kept Secret’ brand campaign with high impact outdoor and online advertising, targeting London commuters and UK visitors to the Skyscanner and Expedia websites. The new campaign is expected to generate widespread awareness of the destination, with an estimated 85 million outdoor impacts comprising of advertising on the iconic London Taxis, branded London buses as well as a digital billboard takeover at London One Piccadilly.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reaches new visitor milestone

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reaches new visitor milestone

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has welcomed the country’s nine millionth foreign visitor this week. Lo Tak Pui from Hong Kong was welcomed at the arrivals gate and showered with £10,000 worth of gifts, including a return round trip to Taiwan, as well as hotel accommodation, consumer electronics and local souvenirs. This marks the first occasion that Taiwan has had more than nine million visitors in a single year, eclipsing the eight million milestone that was first achieved in 2013.

Scores feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

Scores feared dead in Taiwan plane crash

23rd Jul 2014 Airline News

A TransAsia flight has crashed following an attempted emergency landing in Taiwan with the loss of more than 40 lives. The domestic flight came down near Magong Airport on the outlying Penghu Island in typhoon conditions.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau expands free Wi-fi scheme

Taiwan Tourism Bureau expands free Wi-fi scheme

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has announced changes to its popular iTaiwan free Wi-fi scheme, making it even easier for international tourists to take advantage of free Wi-fi while in the country. Taiwan became the first destination in the world to offer free wireless internet access to tourists last year and there are now over 5,100 hotspots in major tourist spots and transportation hubs across the country.

Taiwan on track to meet tourism target

Taiwan on track to meet tourism target

The Far Eastern island of Taiwan is on track to reach its target of attracting ten million international visitors by 2016, following the arrival of the seven millionth visitor in December 2012. Lim Swee Chin from Malaysia was welcomed by Taiwanese officials upon her arrival to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on December 18th 2012 and was given gifts including free business class return-flights to the country, as well as complimentary accommodation, transport and gifts from Taiwan’s top ten tourist towns.