Taiwan tourism



Beijing Bans Individual Tourism to Taiwan

At CNN, Ben Westcott and Yong Xiong report that Beijing has suspended a program allowing individual Chinese tourists to visit Taiwan amid rising tensions between Taipei and Beijing. In a statement, China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism said the travel ban would come into force on August 1,...

MAC Highlights Growth in Chinese Tourist Arrivals

From the Taipei Times: More than 646,000 Chinese have made sightseeing trips to Taiwan in the 18 months since the government relaxed regulations on Chinese tourists in July 2008, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said...

Taiwan, China To Swap Tourism Offices: Report

From AFP: Taiwan and China are set to swap tourism offices by the end of the year in yet another sign of warming ties between the former rivals, local media reported Thursday. Representatives from the Taiwan Strait Tourism...

Chinese Bring In 764 Million Dlr To Taiwan: Report

From AFP: Chinese tourists have generated 764 million US dollars in revenue for Taiwan in a year, as ties rapidly improve between the formal rivals, a report here said Saturday. Some 370,000 Chinese tourists have visited Taiwan...

Chinese Tourists Give Taiwan 91% Approval

The Taiwan News reports that a majority of Chinese tourists have enjoyed their stay in Taiwan: Chinese tourists who have visited Taiwan since July 4 have given an average approval rating of 91 percent to tourism in Taiwan, the...

Mainland Travelers Touched by Taiwan Hosts

From the Xinhua News Network: They came; they saw; and they planted seeds of hope for improving mutual understanding across the Taiwan Straits. More than 400 mainland tourists – part of the 750-member inaugural mainland...

No Gambling For Chinese Going To Taiwan

From AP: Chinese visitors to Taiwan will not be allowed to gamble or engage in “pornographic activities,” China’s state news agency reported Sunday. The warning was issued by the Cross-Strait Tourism...



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