Date: May 25, 2019
Taiwan Tourism Bureau announced that the Global Traveler awarded Taipei as the “Best Leisure Destination in Asia” for 2019 in the second consecutive year!
Taiwan tourism is once again in the spotlight of North American tourism market. The renounced periodical for business travel, Global Traveler, awarded Taipei as the “Best Leisure Destination in Asia” for 2019 in the second consecutive year. “Taipei has won the honor for the second time this year; an indication that the city has mainstream travelers’ approval and we welcome more people to visit and get to know Taiwan better,” said Brad Shih, director of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau Los Angeles office, at the evening awards ceremony on May 16.
Taiwan is also nominated to compete in the “Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Asia/South Pacific” category of the Wave Awards by the U.S.-based TravelAge West magazine. The winner of the prize will be announced on June 13 among several finalists including Australia, Fiji, Japan, and Thailand.
Utilizing Taiwan’s rich and diverse ecological resources, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau promotes a different travel theme every year: Ecotourism in 2017, Bay Tourism in 2018, Small Town Tourism in 2019, and Mountain Ridge/Alpine Tourism in 2020. These themes fully reflect the natural beauty of Taiwan in different aspects. Combined with various highlights on festival, cultural, and culinary events, the bureau created many fun and educational tour recommendations for visitors, allowing them to get a deeper understanding of Taiwan to experience the most beautiful scenery and the sincerest hospitality. [FULL STORY]