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2017/06/09 | Andrew Chubb

The Rise of Patriotic Tourism in the South China Sea

With their turquoise lagoons, white beaches, abundant marine life and remote mystique, the disputed islands of the South China Sea are a largely untapped tourism resource.

2017/04/23 | Steven Crook

Foot Massage Pushes All the Right Buttons

Taiwan continues to embrace this 2,000-year-old tradition and it is now popular among locals and travelers.

2017/04/18 |

Dive Shipwrecks in Taiwan Without Leaving the City

'Divecube is the only place in central Taiwan to get a diving license, unless you want to go and give it a try in Taichung harbor.'

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.

2017/04/11 | ZiQing Low

No Concrete Plan for Foreigner Train Ticket Hike in Taiwan Despite Minister's Musings

There are no concrete plans for the price hike for now, and the focus is on rail infrastructure upgrade for the time being.

2017/03/23 | James Baron

Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?

'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'

2017/03/20 | Matthew Fulco

Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise

With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.

2017/01/05 | Mukta Patil

India's Currency Chaos Puts 50 Million Tourism Jobs at Risk

'We went from ATM to ATM in Mumbai during our first three days in India and there were huge lines snaking outside all of them,” one tourist recounted. “Once, after waiting for 45 minutes, we reached the front of the queue, and the cash ran out.'

2016/12/20 | Yuk Wah Chan

What Drives Chinese Outbound Tourism?

Chinese outbound tourism highlights some of the peculiar features of China’s development besides growing wealth and the emergence of holiday-making as a cultural trend.

2016/11/12 | Kathy Cheng

The Five Least Business-Friendly Practices in Taiwan

If Taiwanese businesses want consumers’ respect, they need to earn it. Playing it cheap and chanting 'cha bu duo' has never worked, and it never will.

2016/10/20 | Kyodo News

Capsule Hotels in Japan Evolve, Reaching Out to Foreign Tourists, Women

A new breed of lodging featuring capsule hotels' signature stack of sleeping capsules is focusing on women, younger travelers and foreign tourists as well as men seeking more than the bare minimum.

2016/10/13 | Olivia Yang

Art Exhibition Highlights Concerns of Penghu Casino Plan

The outlying island archipelago located in the Taiwan Strait will be seeing its second referendum on a casino bill this Saturday. A group of artists are raising awareness of the issue at a new exhibition in Taipei.

2016/10/12 | Steven Crook

Visiting Taiwan in the Fall

As temperatures start dropping in Taiwan, what does the island-nation have to offer visitors?

2016/10/11 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Offers Free Flights to Attract Japanese Tourists

Taiwan hopes a generous travel subsidy will boost Japanese tourist numbers in the final two months of the year.