With Taiwan being a convenient destination for Chinese travelers--the world's largest outbound market--to get to, it seems like a lose-lose for both countries as they continue to be at odds.
This has all the markings -- QR codes, user-generated content, YouTube -- of a campaign that's more hype that effect, but we're happy to see them try.
There's definitely interest in Hawaii in Japan, China, and Korea, but Hawaiian Airlines hasn't caught on as the carrier of choice -- and higher hotel prices aren't helping things, either.
One reason for the limit is the risk of tourists overstaying their visas to work illegally in Taiwan, but the economic benefits of more visitors is starting to outweigh the risk leading to the increase in the daily limit.
Airline competition in Asia is really heating up in the low cost carrier sector, and obviously some of these new entrants are not going to make it over the long term.
Add "spark international incident" to the long list of Apple Maps' woes.
Taiwan’s move is great for tourists and should set a precedent for other countries looking to attract visitors. Look to other countries rolling out Wi-Fi service that enables visitors to check email or get basic information about the destination in their own language.
It’s not just Western countries looking to benefit from the blooming Asian market, and Taiwan is smart to focus its efforts with competition abound.
Taiwan is never mentioned as the setting of the film so it’ll need to push itself as the true source of scenery to see a tourism boost, much like New Zealand made itself synonymous with Middle-Earth.