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A First Three-Side Collaboration of New Taipei City, EVA Air and Thailand Mutual Benefits to One Another

A First Three-Side Collaboration of New Taipei City, EVA Air and Thailand  Mutual Benefits to One Another
News 2017/8/28
Date 2017/08/30 - 2017/08/30
Organizer Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government
Press Release by the Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government August 28, 2017
A First Three-Side Collaboration of New Taipei City, Eva Air and Thailand Mutual Benefits to One Another
Taiwan and Thailand strive for tourism to boost the number of tourists travelling between the two nations with a record-breaking growth and create a mutually beneficial tourism
Last August, the Ministry of Foreign Affair began a trial on visa-free program for nationals, the number of Thailand tourists to Taiwan is increasing. Until now, from January to June (2017) the growth rate of Thailand tourists to Taiwan reaches 82.2% compared to last year's. Both New Taipei City Government and EVA Air expect this collaboration to have unlimited potential. By taking this great opportunity, a launch of 6 major themed package tours of "Fly with EVA Air, New Taipei City Visa-Free Tour to the New Wonderland" flight + hotel individual 3 days, 2 nights trips priced from NTD 10,888 (equal to THB 11,900). Each of the first 5 thousand tourists that purchases a package product will be given a gift pouch with value exceeding NTD 20 thousand (equal to THB 25 thousand)! The Tourism Authority of Thailand also gives great supports by providing each of the first 2,000 tourists who purchases the EVA Air group tour at the designated travel agencies will be given a value-added SIM card to show welcome Taiwan people to the journey of Thailand.
New Taipei City Government and EVA Air has extensive experience in the collaboration of promoting overseas tourism and each promotion is ended with successful performances. Also, in respond to the new southbound strategy, this year, New Taipei City Government has progressively visited the Taipei Thailand Tourism Division of Tourism Authority of Thailand for collaboration possibilities and this achievement brought about the first three-sided collaboration for creating mutual benefits one another and jointly promoting the tours in both Taiwan and Thailand. On August 30, the New Taipei City Government and EVA Air will lead a group of tourism business owners in the Greater Taipei Area to Bangkok for a promotion event and a communication activity of Taiwan and Thailand tourism business owners. This will simulate more Thailand tourists to the visa-free new wonderland in Taiwan, so as to explore Taiwan's tourism to southbound and the new blue ocean.
New Taipei City Government will give each Thailand tourist to Taiwan the gift pouch that gathers more than 50 super partners in the collaboration. In addition to the famous brands, such as 7-ELEVEN, eslite Corporation, KKday, Momentum and Cosmed, it's the first collaboration with Taoyuan Airport MRT for a launch of buy-one-get-one-free concession on the purchase of a one-day pass. The Director of Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government Chen Guo-jun, the Spokesperson of EVA Air Ke Jin-cheng and the delegate of the Tourism Authority of Thailand jointly opened the gift pouch in the presentation of three-sided collaboration for mutual success, the value-added brought by Thailand tourists to Taiwan, passionately welcoming tourists travelling between the two nations and the great effort made to boost the number of tourists travelling between the two nations for record-breaking growth.
The Director of Tourism and Travel Department Chen Guo-jun indicated that the culture of food in Taiwan and Thailand is similar, plus the advantages including convenient transportation in Taiwan, fair prices and the visa-free admission, Thailand tourists are more willing to travel individually in Taiwan. This year, the number of tourists from Thailand to Taiwan could possibly exceed 300 thousand people. New Taipei City is like a microcosm Taiwan, it's a nice place to experience traditional Taiwanese culture, try signature local delicacies and enjoy shopping. Whenever visiting Taiwan, New Taipei City is a must-see destination. In addition, tourists from Southeast Asia taking a journey to New Taipei City and enjoy local politeness, the Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government has produced a video in the Thai language as an introduction of the scenic spots in the themed tours. The Travel Information Center will provide assistance in English, with optional multiple services in foreign languages including the posters and services for tourists. Meanwhile, the governments are also holding training courses of guiding personnel to provide New Southbound Policy related services through the cooperation with travel agencies and the on-site courses of explanation and guiding to promote the professions of the guiding personnel. In order to impress Thailand’s tourists with the journey to New Taipei City, in addition to the real experiences of travel fun, the transformation of travel experiences through image and text sharing on the website can help to catch more the attention from the people of Thailand, the tourist will be guided to the glamour of New Taipei City.
The spokesperson of EVA Air Ke Jin-cheng indicated that EVA Air has been dedicated to the development of Bangkok market. Currently, there are 27 flights every week from Taipei to Bangkok to offer the flexibility to flight schedules that meet the different travel requirements of people in two different countries. In line with 88 flights bounding for North America every week, it provides more convenience for Thailand’s people to transfer to the North America. It's expected to have more collaboration opportunities with the Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government and the Tourism Authority of Thailand will provide mutually beneficial business opportunities from the inter-visits of the two countries. It's believed that with the effort contributed from all aspect, the market will get better and better prosperity!
The 6 major themed individual travels of scenic sports are designed by New Taipei City Government and EVA Air in accordance with different customer group and favors of Thailand, they are "Beautiful photo-taking spots for Best Friends", "Parent-Child having Fun", "Romantic Encounter", "Fashion Shopping", "Delicacy Collection" and "Temple Atmosphere". Besides must-see areas for Thailand tourists, which includes Shifen Waterfall, Yehliu Geopark and Jiufen, the recommended spots including the tour to Tamsui for trying Agei, a unique local delicacy. Moreover, it's a nice experience to spend the winter at Christmas in Taiwan for appreciating the international-level projected light show and dazzling light ornaments in New Taipei City Christmas Wonderland. The diversified and plentiful scenic spots in line with EVA Air value-added individual travel products, it's to ensure Thailand tourists have great fun in food and travels to their full content and will spend another visit to Taiwan again and again.
New Taipei City Tourism Website: http://tour.ntpc.gov.tw/en-us/
New Taipei City 6 Major Themed Scenic Spots in Thai language: http://www.tour-ntpc.com/event/2017Thailand/
New Taipei Tours Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/ntctour
EVA Air official website: http://www.evaair.com/
EVA Air Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/evaairwayscorp.sg