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Tourism Bureau launches 2017 Ecotourism Year and announces selected itineraries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau launched the 2017 Ecotourism Year and announced 20 selected ecotourism itineraries in a press conference on Wednesday in a bid to encourage the public to immerse themselves in Taiwan’s beautiful natural landscapes and rich eco-environments. A panel of judges formed by the Taiwan Ecotourism Association selected these itineraries from a pool of…


Fulong sand sculpture fest to celebrate 10th anniversary with more giveaways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–The 2017 Fulong International Sand Sculpture Festival is scheduled to take place from May 6 to July 9, 2017 as jointly organized by the Northeast Coast and Yilan National Scenic Area Administration under the Tourism Bureau and the Fullon Hotels. The organizers held a press conference on Wednesday in Taipei to announce the…


Taiwan’s OhBear helps kick off nation’s first travel safety awareness week

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s tourism ambassador, OhBear, teamed up with Tourism Bureau chief Joe Chou (周永暉), to launch the nation’s travel safety awareness week that will run from March 13-18, 2017. OhBear joined important guests from the travel industry to raise placards with slogans raising travel awareness at the event’s initiation ceremony on Wednesday. Starting from 2017,…


Taiwan OhBear, with rails authority, launches namesake meal box

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–Taiwan’s tourism ambassador Taiwan OhBear(喔熊), with Taiwan Rails Administration (TRA), launched a namesake meal box on Wednesday. The new “OhBear Meal Box” (OhBear組長便當) sold briskly, and the limited 50 boxes for Wednesday nearly sold out within 30 minutes after the launch on Wednesday morning.   Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said that OhBear, also a…


Theme parks around Taiwan kick-start 2017 with benefit offers and activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To kick-start 2017 for Taiwan’s tourism industry, Taiwan’s official tourism goodwill ambassador OhBear Tuesday teamed up with theme parks around Taiwan to present limited “lucky bags” and other benefit offers for the Chinese New Year holiday season.      Anyone who becomes a member of“Entire amusement park in Taiwan” website (Chinese version) from Jan. 17 to Feb….