Bike tours geared for Taiwan visitors

The Japan News
Date: July 01, 2018
By: The Yomiuri Shimbun

Courtesy of Mine city government
Cyclists on a trial tour ride along the “karst road” in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

MINE, Yamaguchi — The city of Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, plans to launch a bike tour package that travels around tourist destinations with rich natural resources, as part of its efforts to increase the number of tourists from Taiwan.

The tour travels through locations including the Akiyoshidai karst plateau, targeting wealthy tourists from Taiwan, which has been experiencing rapid economic growth.

It plans to propose the tour package to travel agencies and other organizations in Taiwan as early as this summer.

The Mine city government has set up a tourism and promotion office in Taipei.

Learning through the local office that there is a growing demand for sports tourism in Taipei, the city conducted a study on promoting tours to the tourist spots in the city and its neighboring areas with beautiful natural surroundings.    [FULL  STORY]

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