Hotel owner in Taiwan’s Hualien: Coming to Hualien for a sightseeing visit is best help you can give to this place

Not only several buildings but also the local tourism industry took a hard hit from the February 6 Hualien earthquake as tourists are refraining from visiting Hualien for sightseeing following the quake

Taiwan News 
Date: 2018/02/13
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Not only several buildings but also the local tourism industry

Qixingtan Scenic Area, Hualien (By Wikimedia Commons)

took a hard hit from the February 6 Hualien earthquake as tourists are refraining from visiting Hualien for sightseeing following the quake.

Liang Ai-di (梁愛迪), chairperson of the chamber of commerce of the Hualien County hotel industry, on Monday estimated the loss of the tourism industry from cancellations due to the strong quake at around NT$ 8 billion.

Pan Yue-xia (潘月霞), a hot spring hotel owner in Yuli Township, said that Hualien’s condition is not as bad as portrayed by the media as the hardest hit area is only limited to the area located on the Milun Fault. She said if members of the public are really concerned about Hualien, they might as well take a sightseeing tour around the county.
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