Mainland Amway staff ready to be sold on the many delights of Taipei
The China Post news staffTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Like most overseas visitors, the 12,000 Amway employees headed here from mainland China will enjoy the warm hospitality, unique lifestyle and diverse cultural activities found in Taipei City.
February 27, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
The marketing leaders from Amway China are scheduled to take five-day upscale sightseeing tours in Taiwan in five separate groups from March 12 to April 1.
The visitors joining Amway's corporate incentive tour program will have the opportunity to personally savor the local lifestyle and various activities.
In addition to popular tourist attractions like Taipei's museums and memorial halls, the Amway sales executives will enjoy a full assortment of indigenous delicacies and appreciate the gems hidden in the alleys and lanes of the metropolis, according to Taipei City Government tourism officials.
Performances by the popular Ming Hwa Yuan Taiwanese Opera Co. will also be staged.
Rose Chao, chief of the city's Department of Information and Tourism, has extended a warm welcome to the visitors.
She recommended the guests take advantage of the city's convenient U-Bikes to tour the streets and riverside bikeways, and to use the Taipei Free Public Wi-Fi service.
The modern facilities enable visitors to crisscross the city on their own when searching for cultural and creative stores, and popular delicacies like beef noodles, Chao said.
The outstanding Amway employees will go on in-depth tours of Taipei and other areas, with activities ranging from staying in ultramodern five-star hotels to riverside cycling, said Liu Ming-hsiung, president of Amway Taiwan and vice president of Amway Greater China.
Those looking to get off their bikes can also opt for taxis. Aside from taking special Taiwan Taxi cabs assigned to hotels, Amway employees can also dial the quick service hotline of “55688 + 7” for the convenient service, said Lee Kiung-shu, general manager of the largest taxi company in Taiwan.