Avis Partners Taiwan High Speed Rail

Travellers looking to self-drive in Taiwan can now enjoy added convenience with more locations to rent and return vehicles. Avis Car Rental has partnered Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) to offer rental locations at the latter’s stations along the island’s western coast.   Vehicles can now be collected or returned at 6 THSR stations – … Continue reading

Millennium & Copthorne Brand Debuts In Taiwan

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has made its debut in Taiwan with the opening of its first property on the island. Occupying a 24-storey steel and glass tower in Taichung’s district 7 near the World Trade Centre and City Hall, the 237-room Millennium Vee Hotel Taichung brings international-branded competition to a market largely dominated by domestic … Continue reading

EVA Air, UNI Air Launch Scheduled Cross-Straits Air Service

Taipei-based EVA Air and its affiliate UNI Air have launched scheduled services from Taiwan to China, marking the next phase in cross-straits air travel. Both airlines will serve 12 destinations and fly 19 routes from Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung to major Chinese cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Kunming, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Receives Approval To Operate Cross-Straits Cruises

Costa Cruises has received approval from China’s Ministry of Transportation to operate 3 special cross-straits cruises between China and Taiwan. From April to May 2009, Costa Cruises’ newest addition to its fleet in Asia, the 52,926 GRT Costa Classica, will sail out of Shanghai’s new cruise terminal for the 7-day sailings.   The 3 special cruises … Continue reading