Taipei ITF Travel Mart bustled with activities yesterday as foreign travel companies got their head start in Taiwan's tourism industry. Organized by the Taiwan Visitors Association, this year's installment saw buyers flying in from at least 20 countries worldwide, including newcomers from the Middle East, and familiar faces from around the Asian region. The buyers were introduced to local travel agencies and hotel resorts.
The event we have been anticipating all year is here, finally! The 2015 Taipei ITF will take place at the World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1 from Friday, Nov. 6 to Monday, Nov. 9, where a humble estimate of 350,000 people are expected at 1,450 booths from over 60 countries. Ladies and gentlemen, this means war.
"Around the World in Eighty Days" is a novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1873 about Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout who attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.
Grand Hyatt Taipei is rolling out offers of vouchers, including dining, rooms available at special rates and limited giveaways including coffee, candy boxes and Wedgewood plate sets for purchases of NT$2,000, NT$10,000 and NT$20,000, respectively.
Leofoo Tourism Group is offering a variety of vouchers for visitors of all ages, especially with the debut of the Courtyard by Marriott Taipei (台北六福萬怡酒店) at Taipei ITF, providing dining vouchers at its Sunrise Restaurant for NT$5,000 for four weekday vouchers, and vouchers for its delicious Cantonese cuisine for only NT$3,999 for four people at the Moonlight Restaurant.
Hotel Kuva Chateau promises to excite your senses with fabulous food, grand gifts and mouthwatering food shows at Taipei ITF. Exclusive deals at the fair include accommodation coupons offering nearly 70 percent off, and dining and afternoon tea vouchers offering 20 percent off.
Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei presents generous deals with dining vouchers and accommodation coupons at the fair. In addition to nearly 60 percent off discounts, the hotel offers promotions with accommodation coupons for buy 20 get one free, and dining vouchers for buy 10 get one free. Also, to celebrate the Taipei ITF being held for the 23rd time, the first 23 buyers of more than 20 coupons or vouchers each day will receive an exquisite box of macarons.
As one of the leading hotel groups in Taiwan, Formosa International Hotels Regent Group is presenting some of its most attractive products at Taipei ITF.
The Grand Hi Lai Hotel is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the best discounts ever seen at Taipei ITF: up to 76 percent off for a Superior Room.
To celebrate the annual Taipei ITF, Caesar Park Taipei is now offering incredible discounts on rooms, SPA treatments and dining. The promotions are offered both at the hotel's booth and online, while those joining the travel fiesta will enjoy special rewards, including a five-minute Caesar SPA aromatic massage, lottery tickets for dining vouchers and free rooms!