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Taiwan – Wave of Wonders! Taiwan Tourism Ambassador and Mega-Influencers Invite You to Explore the Allure of Taiwan and Enjoy Visa-Free Travel

Experience the Allure of Taiwan Year-Round. From July 12th to 14th, the Taiwan Tourism Administration, will participate in the Travel Madness Expo (TME) to promote " TAIWAN– Waves of Wonder". Taiwan Tourism Ambassador, renowned Filipino actress Gabbi Garcia, her model boyfriend Khalil Ramos, and million-follower influencer Angel Dei will share their travel experiences and the allure of Taiwanese cuisine at the Taiwan Pavilion. Visitors can enjoy performances blending Taiwan’s traditional "Jia Jiang" (Infernal Generals) culture with street dance, bubble tea tasting, and engage in activities such as rush weaving, screen printing, painting traditional silk fans, and making Taiwanese lanterns. With 14-day visa-free entry to Taiwan, visitors can also join the "Taiwan the Lucky Land" lottery for a chance to win NTD 5,000. Visit the Taiwan Pavilion at the Philippines travel expo for more exciting offers.


The number of Filipino tourists visiting Taiwan has rapidly increased, reaching 350,487 in 2023, recovering to 70% of pre-pandemic levels. From January to March 2024, there were 116,906 visitors from the Philippines, a 2.92% increase compared to the same period in 2019 (113,591 visitors). The Philippines is now Taiwan’s second-largest source of visitors from Southeast Asia and fifth globally. To continue attracting Filipino tourists, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the extension of 14-day visa-free entry until July 31, 2025. In 2024, Taiwan ranked second in Airbnb's list of countries with a significant increase in searches and was also named the second most loved country in Asia by the international financial website Insider Monkey. A visit to Taiwan promises Filipino travelers unforgettable memories filled with happiness.


Taiwan Tourism Administration, has organized a delegation of 47 representatives from 27 units, including local governments, associations, travel agencies, and theme parks operators, to participate in the Travel Madness Expo. The Taiwan Pavilion, themed around the globally popular bubble tea, is designed as a giant bubble tea cup featuring urban landmarks, flowers, bike paths and other natural landscapes. The pavilion also promotes eco-friendly tourism with Alishan National Scenic Area's "Railway Tourism," allowing Filipino visitors to experience the charm of railway travel.

The Taiwan Pavilion has arranged a series of captivating performances and interactive games. The Hoyi Dance Group, known for blending traditional Taiwanese culture with street dance and technology, will present an exciting show combining "Fluorescent Guan Jian Shou (The chief general god)" with T-POP. Other activities include screen printing with Taiwanese-themed designs, bubble tea tasting, rush wovening, traditional silk fan painting, and a fun Taiwan travel quiz. These activities show Taiwan’s vibrant culture and hands-on creativity experiences. Special guests include Taiwan tourism ambassador Gabbi Garcia, model Khalil Ramos, and influencer Angel Dei, who will share the latest and most exciting experiences in Taiwan with the audience.

During the expo, share photos of the Taiwan Pavilion on social media, check in with #PanahonsaTaiwan, tag @taiwantourismph, or fill out a survey to receive a special gift. Purchase a Taiwan travel package on-site to get a scratch-off lottery ticket, with the grand prize being a round-trip ticket from Manila to Taipei! Enjoy the most vibrant and entertaining performances and activities with a true Taiwanese flavor at the "Taiwan Pavilion."


To enhance the Taiwan-Philippines tourism industry platform, the delegation will hold Taiwan Tourism Workshop events on July 16th at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu and on July 17th at the SMX Convention Center in the third largest city, Davao. Travel agencies, airlines, and mainstream media from both Taiwan and the Philippines are invited to participate in business discussions. The Tourism Division in Thailand and related Taiwanese tourism companies will introduce Taiwan’s latest tourism resources and various incentive programs from various perspectives. Through the exchange between the Taiwanese and Filipino tourism industries, the aim is to attract Filipino visitors to Taiwan, achieve the goal of 10 million international tourists visiting Taiwan, and continue the robust recovery of Taiwan’s tourism industry.


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