Press bureau：Department of Information Technology
Confident in the prospect of the Filipino outbound tourism market, Deputy Mayor Chen Chin-jun called upon Manila Economic and Cultural Office Deputy Resident Representative Carol L. Aquiro, Taipei Association of Travel Agents chairman Wu Chih-chien, and China Airlines president Wang Chia-chuan to help drive Taipei’s travel industry by luring visitors from the Philippines.Wu believes the visa-free measure will help unlock the potential of the Southeast Asian country’s outbound tourism industry, while spurring domestic travel agencies to develop related products. Wang added that China Airlines plans to launch a promotional campaign offering tourism packages at the Philippines’ travel expos.
Optimistic about the prospect of Filipino market, a series of measures have been implemented to attract visitors from the country, according to TPEDOIT. Statistics indicates that Taiwan sees 201,725 tourist arrivals from the Philippines between January and September this year, increasing by 70 percent compared to the same period in 2016.