Breaking
Gov’t rolls out plans to save struggling tourist industry in southern Taiwan How about a Michelin-starred gastronomic experience in the sky with Mandarin Oriental, Taipei via Thai Airways? AIT unveils US$255 million new office complex in Taipei to enhance exchanges Driven by Apple and other smartwatch suppliers, demand for infrared optical components expected to grow stronger: TrendForce COMPUTEX 2018 kicks off new chapter of future technologies China Airlines protects the Earth with dual ISO certifications Making the most of miles SkyTeam introduces multi-airline award travel booking COMPUTEX 2018 joins major technology firms to seek new opportunities in blockchain applications Acer debuts first 15-inch convertible Chromebook, Predator Orion 5000 gaming desktops & 15-inch Swift 5 notebook among others 故宮5/26曬書節開跑 打造清明上河圖市集 AUO announces world’s highest resolution and full-color TFT driven micro-LED display technology New incentives for tourists: One-night free hotel accommodation for visitors traveling to Taitung, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung & Penghu COMPUTEX 2018: InnoVEX features six highlights and explores next blue-ocean opportunities 數位故宮揚名國際!台灣故宮榮獲AAM繆思獎、美國休士頓影展八大獎項 Discounts and free admissions offered to mark International Museum Day in Taiwan Formosa Int’l Hotels Corp announces strategic alliance with InterContinental Hotels Group Bring your cameras: Bigleaf hydrangeas are in season around Taiwan Not dull at all– Britshake offers a very British brunch and afternoon tea Going green in Taipei: Free coffee for cyclists at YouBike stations and free parking for electric scooters Amaroni’s Taipei sets to overturn Taiwan’s Italian tastes with hearty meals Regent Taipei to offer special packages to thank mothers this 2018 Mother’s Day Sowers Action sets fundraising record in Hong Kong’s Charity Golf Tournament — NT$2.6 million for poor children in need of education Cryptojacking tops attack toolkits, signaling massive threat to cyber & personal security Eye On Taiwan Media helps raise funds for Hong Kong’s charity group Sowers Action to aid underprivileged children Fulong International Sand Sculpture Festival: Underground artworks to be unveiled during the journey into the golden sands A better way to eat more vegetables at VEGE CREEK Emerging technologies like 5G, blockchain among key themes in COMPUTEX 2018 World’s third largest FASTENER TAIWAN 2018 sets new milestone Sea of white calla lilies at Taipei’s Zhuzihu promises a relaxing stay for visitors Lextar releases state-of-the-art adaptive driving beam LED headlight module system Acer teams up with major hospitals in Taiwan to provide cloud-based remote healthcare services Hip and trendy choices for the foodie souls along Taipei Metro Blue Line Supply chain hub for functional fashion opens to boost textile industry  Le Meridien Taipei to go dark to shine light on climate change with Earth Hour 2018 Taiwan’s own international music festival Looptopia coming this spring break Gov’t to roll out multi-language interpretation service for tourists Taiwan to take part in Hong Kong International Film & TV Market, film festival Don’t miss out on these newest starred Taipei Michelin restaurants World-class dancing fountain show in Bitan, New Taipei City a feast for the eyes 2018 Taipei International Bakery/Equipment Expo to open in Taipei along with three global competitions Greater Taipei’s new “All-Pass Ticket” offers commuters unlimited rides at NT$1,280 per month or NT$42 per day Looking for good food at reasonable prices? Here’s a full list of Michelin’s Bib Gourmand Selection; Taipei star guide available March 14 Apple snails a treat? Migrant workers contract rat lungworm after eating them uncooked Hong Kong’s designer handbag Chic by R&B sets sights on Taiwan as part of its global development strategy Forecast – Low temperatures around Taiwan later this week, warmer weather expected next Monday Late journalist-diplomat Joe Hung remembered as man of erudition and veracity Come and feast on Dominica’s art, food, jewelry all-in-one at Taipei’s Grand Hotel Million-dollar jobs on offer! Taiwan’s major carrier China Airlines recruiting 100 pilots in 2018 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off in Chiayi — largest ever held in Taiwan TRA launches train ticket plus hotel package to boost Hualien tourism after fatal quake TrendForce: Mobile DRAM revenues hit new high of US$8 billion in 4Q17, but expected to grow slower in 1Q18 due to weaker demand Predicted rising price of toilet paper prompts shopping frenzy A pictorial glimpse of the Taipei Lantern Festival Back to work: What’s the best coffee to energize you? Things to do this weekend: Taipei Lantern Festival to kick off with dazzling lighting ceremony in Ximending Acer ITS’ smart parking meter solution takes home ‘Global ICT Excellence Award– Private Sector Excellence’ Taiwan’s Palace Museum tells us how ancient and modern meet Acer win 12 iF Design Awards in 2018 For a Shanghainese Chinese New Year, look no further from Shanghai Pavilion A yummy guide to Kinmen eateries as told by the nostalgic veterans Global smartphone market to remain weak in 2018: TrendForce Mandarin Oriental, Taipei ranked No 1 among top 10 luxury hotels in Taiwan: TripAdvisor Filipino caregiver among 10 people killed by powerful quake in Hualien Rescuers search for survivors as fresh quake rattles eastern Taiwan; 7 killed and 60 missing so far A walk through Dihua New Year Market Gov’t urged to be tough against people misusing boarding passes Blanket of snow covers Taiwan’s high mountains as cold snap kills 49 in a day Contaminated Malaysian durian coffee mix not imported to Taiwan: FDA Regent Taipei to present Japanese Kakiyasu beef; offer customers unique experience of Wagyu 150 local constestants to compete in 2018 Fishackathon Taipei for global final It’s better to walk briskly than aiming for a daily 10,000 steps: expert AIT co-sponsors 2018 Fu-Jen University Jazz Camp in Kinmen, New Taipei City Taiwan’s global trade competitiveness drops for sixth consecutive year: survey Hotels in Taiwan’s beach resort town Kenting see business downturn despite CNY holiday Stay warm: Weeklong cold snap arrives along with rain Tourism Bureau sees productive year ahead after its efforts to assist local industry Jiji railway line in central Taiwan set to be new tourist hotspot Yuck! Beware of the baked goods mixed with rotten eggs Early arrival of cherry blossoms to greet the Yangmingshan Flower Season in Taipei Must-see and must-eat places in “Lesser Kinmen” Kinmen, a sensory paradise for the tastebuds and the eye Strolling with eyes wide open, Kinmen is rich in aesthetic appeal and historical attractions It is all about AI robots: they can play the roles of sex partners and therapy, or cops to tackle crimes Taiwan axes 176 extra Lunar New Year flights from China, 50,000 passengers may be affected Taiwan’s CAL HQ awarded Diamond-rated green building; saves 23,000 kWh of power in 2017  Food safety makes up half of 2017 top ten consumer news: watchdog (Part 2) Dolores O’Riordan, The Cranberries lead singer, dies at 46 Food safety makes up half of 2017 top ten consumer news: watchdog (Part 1) Early arrival of Laomei Green Rock Troughs Cold snap kills close to 300 in Taiwan, warmer weather forecast Celine Dion to give two concerts in Taipei in July as part of her Live 2018 Asian tour Apple’s iOS 11.2.2 may slow iPhone performance by as much as 50% AIT to hold 2018 Fishackathon in Taipei and Kaohsiung for marine conservation 盛夏不能錯過的臺灣夏日節慶 「2018寶島仲夏節Formosa Summer Festival」-從吃冰開始 星級酒店美味料理輕鬆作 2018「君悅小廚神」限時開課 君品酒店歡慶八週年 雲軒西餐廳北美太子龍蝦鮮蠔饗宴 五人同行一人免費 台北美福跨界大宇線上遊戲 邀請阿土伯作客米香 真情詮釋「台北台灣味 大直傳家菜」 全台首家複合式生活用品旗艦店-『樂扣樂扣生活館』 台北物價居亞洲第3貴 高佳林引進高CP值韓國居家生活品牌-P&Q

Indonesia eyes on Taiwan’s tourists and investments, promotes new attractions

201712170001.jpg
Indonesia is keen to solicit more Taiwanese tourists and relevant investments in the country as Taiwan has increasingly become a source of substantial income in the growth of Indonesian tourism.

In a bid to minimize the impact brought by the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali – the number one sightseeing destination for holidaymakers from Taiwan, tourism and relevant Indonesian authorities have stepped up efforts in promoting new tourist attractions for Taiwanese tourists.

Robert James Bintaryo, the representative of the Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei, pointed out in a business-to-consumer (B2C) travel show held at Miramar Entertainment Park in Taipei Saturday (Dec 16) that the event was meant not only to sell tourism products to Taiwanese consumers, but also allow them to understand local art and culture of Indonesia.

“The two-day event, which runs through Sunday, is the result of cooperation of IETO Taipei and Ministry of Tourism,” he said, adding activity like this will continue to be held in public places such as malls and shopping centers in Taiwan from time to time.

The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism has invited a number of Taiwanese and Indonesian tour companies to take part in the event, during which organizers also introduced commodities of Indonesian culture, ranging from coffee, spa, traditional toys to virtual reality devices.

10 destination brandings and 10 “new Balis”

Through the event, the Ministry of Tourism has also introduced 10 tourist destinations: Colorful Medan, Wonderful Riau Island, Enjoy Jakarta, Stunning Bandung, Java Cultural Wonders, Majestic Banyuwangi, Bali the Island of Gods, Friendly Lombok, Explore Makassar, and Coral Wonders for Bunaken, Wakatobi and Raja Ampat.

“The facilities and infrastructure of tourism supporters in these 10 main destinations are the most ready, so they are easy to be branding in order to increase the number of foreign tourists visiting Indonesia, which we have targeted at 15 million this year and will increase to 20 million by 2019,” said Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya.

In order for tourists not to pile up entirely in Bali, the Indonesian government has also prepared 10 other tourist destinations to become “New Bali”: Tanjung Kelayang (Bangka Belitung), Tanjung Lesung (Banten), Mandalika (West Nusa Tenggara), Morotai (North Maluku), Borobudur (Java Central), Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Thousand Islands (DKI Jakarta), Bromo Tengger Semeru (East Java), Wakatobi (Southeast Sulawesi), and Labuan Bajo (West Nusa Tenggara), Arief said.

He said in order to build up “New Bali,” the Indonesian government has also boosted the development of facilities and infrastructure in the ten tourist destinations, including widening of roads, construction of toll roads, tourist homestays, submission to UNESCO to become Geopark, and the increase of airports.

Experts said the development is expected to boost infrastructure in Sumatra in the country’s west to North Maluku in the east.  For an economy that’s still heavily dependent on commodities, such as palm oil and coal, tourism is a way of broadening the government’s foreign-currency revenue sources.

As of September 2017, the number of Taiwan tourist arrivals in Indonesia stood at 170,311, up 5.77 per cent from 2016. The ministry itself is targeting 244,000 visits from Taiwan.

Together with the Investment Cooperation Agency (BKPM), Arief has also invited Taiwan businessmen to flush tourism investments in Morata and other Indonesian islands that enter the special economic region (KEK).

“The investment in rupiah is Rp 20 T. Taiwan investors are expected to enter US$100 million or about Rp1, 3 T this year,” Arief said, adding travel from Taiwan to Morata takes only three hours by air.

Morotai is a rugged, forested island lying to the north of Halmahera. It is one of Indonesia’s northernmost islands and has an area of some 1,800 square kilometers. The island’s largest town is Daruba, on the islands south coast. Almost all of Morotai’s numerous villages are coastal settlements.

Related articles

Nexstgo to the top

In an increasingly competitive market, one tech company is focusing its strategy on customizability, allowing consumers to tweak everything from smartphone components to laptop exteriors to the environment of their home. Nexstgo aims to provide the ultimate user customization that harnesses the power of big data and IoT.

黑色旋風! 85˚C推黑糖珍珠鮮奶5/1上市 限量搶購 真正手工熬煮2小時有別30秒即食珍珠 粒粒香醇Q彈

85˚C看準商機,特別在5月1日推出初夏強檔飲品黑糖珍珠鮮奶(60元/杯),強調純手工熬煮蜜漬的黑糖珍珠,搭上香純鮮奶,除了視覺上黑白層次的強烈對比,珍珠的Q彈滑順、淡淡黑糖焦香,讓人一口接一口,不過黑糖珍珠熬煮費時費力,全台門市數量有限,喜愛的民眾動作可要快一點,準備好前往搶購了嗎?

LEAVE A REPLY

這個網站採用 Akismet 服務減少垃圾留言。進一步瞭解 Akismet 如何處理網站訪客的留言資料

%d 位部落客按了讚: