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Thailand High-End Media Group Came to New Taipei City on a Fact-Finding Tour A New Upsurge of Thailand Tourists Taking Journeys to Taiwan.

Thailand High-End Media Group Came to New Taipei City on a Fact-Finding Tour  A New Upsurge of Thailand Tourists Taking Journeys to Taiwan.
News 2017/11/16
Date 2017/11/16 - 2017/11/17
Organizer Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government
Press Release by Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government November 16, 2017
Thailand High-End Media Group Came to New Taipei City on a Fact-Finding Tour A New Upsurge of Thailand Tourists Taking Journeys to Taiwan.

Since August 2016, Thailand nationals are eligible to travel to Taiwan completely the visa-free, the number of Thailand tourists to Taiwan has risen steadily. According to the statistics released by the Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC), the number of Thailand tourists to Taiwan this year until September reached more than 200 thousand people, which is a 68.74% growth than the same period last year. The trend of Thailand tourists coming to Taiwan continues to be bullish and has upward potential in the market.
In order to attract more Thailand tourists to take journeys to New Taipei City, New Taipei City Government has proactively engaged in the international travel exhibition held in the Southeast Asia countries and other implementation including the training courses of professional guides in respond to the new southbound strategy; the routes planning of themed tours exclusively designed for Thailand tourists, the aggregation of tourism business owners of hotel, hot spring, travel agency and souvenir shop and etc. Accordingly, this year in August, the joint group of all above mentioned organizations went to Thailand for a promotion of New Taipei City and invited Thailand tourists to take journeys to New Taipei City. Thailand travel business owners also reacted supportively for opening up the opportunity of mutual cooperation.
After the promotion held in the travel exhibition, a few days ago this month (September), the Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) came to Taiwan for an investigation of tour routes, including Jiufen, Yehliu, Sanxia Qingshui Zushi Temple and Yingge Old Street, which are the passionately recommended places in New Taipei City. Thailand high-end media group paying an exclusive visit to New Taipei City was led by Dr. Tong Zhen-yuan, the representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand and the Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications; the members of the group including Thailand domestic main stream media reporters from Bangkok Post, Aumjumma and Traveller's companion Magazine as well as famous bloggers and Internet celebrities took a 5 days 4 nights investigation tour, which including 2 days and 2 nights staying in New Taipei City. Additionally, they also visited the Jingshan area to experience religion, art and humanity, local delicacies and featured hot springs. New Taipei City Government also recommended the Thailand media with themed tours of scenic spots, including feature old streets in New Taipei City and authentic snacks and cuisines as well as annual New Taipei City Merry Christmasland, which is held in November and December. Christmasland created by the collaboration with world class sculpture projection team brings the projection of 3D sculpture projection show; glistening light ornaments, Christmas bazaar and the atmosphere of Christmas has made itself one of the must-go festival scenic spots that Thailand tourists should never miss on their winter trips to Taiwan.
Dr. Tung Chen-yuan and the group of Thailand media all felt very surprised about the experience of global-level art and humanity in Jinshan, New Taipei City. Almost every one took their pictures of imitating the postures of Zhu Ming Artworks. The trip fills with interaction and the glamor that different from Thailand tourists frequently visited scenic spots, such as Pingxi, Jiufen and Yehliu in New Taipei City, and the group members have found abundant travel resources in Jinshan as well as the diversified appearances of New Taipei City. The investigation tour is expected to drive the bilateral tourism to another booming market that allows more Thailand tourists to know the diversified glamor and multiple-culture of New Taipei City; thus facilitating more Thailand tourists to visit or revisit Taiwan.

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