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2018/10/06 | Diálogo Chino
Chinese Ecotourists Head to Colombia in Pursuit of Rare Cock-of-the-Rock
'We spent a lot of money and time to come here, including an 18-hour flight and many hours on the road. All this effort to get here, but it paid off the instant we saw the bird.'
2018/01/30 | TNL Staff
BOOK EXCERPT: How Taiwan Changed a Xinjiang Mother
My mom’s trip to Taiwan was a major turning point in her life, opening up a new travel-obsessed chapter. In her old pictures she’d be looking askance, lips shut, not a trace of a smile. Now she looks right at the camera, mouth wide in a smile. She even throws up a peace sign every now and then.
2017/10/10 | Vicky Wang
Chinese Tourism Needn’t Come at Expense of Local Culture
Foreign destinations can court Chinese visitors without having to sacrifice their native flavor.
2017/10/09 | Qian Zhecheng
China’s Tourism Industry Riding the ‘Silver Wave’
With abundant free time and a lifetime’s worth of savings, senior citizens constitute an increasingly attractive market for travel companies.
2017/09/30 | Bibek Bhandari
Nepal Seeing Rising Tourism from China
The Himalayan nation’s travel industry is transforming to accommodate the growing thirst for adventure from its northern neighbor.
2017/04/11 | Li Zhi
The Coming Wake-Up Call for China’s Tourism Industry
Crowds of visitors to the country’s scenic areas have investors taking rash, risky and unsustainable decisions.
2016/07/22 | Yuan-ling Liang
Deadly Taiwan Bus Crash Leads to Soul-Searching
While the direct cause of the July 19 accident in Taoyuan is still under investigation, some say that end-to-end services might be to blame.
2016/04/13 | TNL 編輯
Southeast Asia Offsets 30% Drop in Chinese Tourists to Taiwan
Rumors about the decrease of Chinese tourists have been spreading since last October, and the Tourism Bureau has announced a 30% decrease of Chinese travelers to Taiwan. On the other hand, the number of Southeast Asian tourists are growing, and Thai travelers account for 54% of the growth since last October.
2016/03/03 | Jeffrey Tsai
Chinese Tourist Levels Rumored to Lower Between March to May
·Dropping Chinese tourist levels may negatively affect Taiwan’s tourist industry. ·The election of Tsai Ing-wen may have prompted the Chinese government to restrict Cross-Strait tourism.
2015/12/01 | Yang
Will the Increase in Maximum of Chinese Tourists to Taiwan Affect Quality of Domestic Tourism? Legislator Says No
On November 30, the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced the new tourism policy at congress. Legislators questioned the Minster of Transportation and Communications, Chen Jian-Yu, that the ministry promised to regulate the total number of Chinese tourists, but recently it declared to adjust the maximum number of these tourists per day, which may have a major impact on the domestic tourism industry.
2015/10/06 | Zou Chi
China to Slash 95% Chinese Tourists Visiting Taiwan before 2016 Presidential Election
Taipei Association of Travel Agents says that the Chinese government has informed the tourism bureaus in each city and province to decrease the amount of tourists to Taiwan from December 16 to January 15 next year. Not only will the amount of tourists be reduced by 95%, business tours to Taiwan will be fully stopped as well.
2015/10/04 | Anita Chow
Chinese Tourists Storm Tokyo and Taiwan During Golden Week
Weibo users title their posts with words like, "Shinjuku occupied! Akihabara occupied! Shibuya occupied! Ikebukuro occupied! Tokyo basically has been under our control!" Japan has even created a new word, bakubai, to describe Chinese tourist's crazy shopping spree.
2015/09/14 | Kenzo
Chinese Local Travel Agency Bans Taiwanese Tour Bus from Playing Anti-Communism Video
According to understanding, the letter was addressed with a harsh manner, saying the documentary has produced terribly negative impact and was severely criticized by the related authorities of Hebei. In the letter, they even stress the policy regarding banning any documentary that damages national image on Taiwanese tour buses and claim to strictly review any documentary and propaganda clips to be played on the tour buses, as well as the words of each local tour guide.
2015/09/14 | Alvin
Thai University Resolves to Educate Selfie-addicted Chinese Tourists
Chiang Mai University says, they not only just collect the entrance fee from visitors but also take the chance to introduce Thai cultures to them, such as posting Chinese slogans in the cafeteria asking them to clean up the tables after eating or requesting them to take off shoes when entering the temples.