Taoyuan int'l airport store offers free e-reading zone
March 10, 2011, 11:53 pm TWN
TAIPEI--For passengers waiting for their flights at Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport, a duty-free shop's new e-reading zone might cure their boredom.
Passengers can read, free of charge, 400 e-books at the reading zone, with titles ranging from National Geographic and Elle magazines to Sherlock Holmes and children's novels, said Everrich Duty Free Shop at the airport yesterday.
Besides e-books, the waiting room has more than 2000 real, second-hand books on the shelves, with both Chinese and English titles.
The room is also equipped with GPS navigation systems for passengers interested in searching for maps of their destinations. In addition, passengers can play with photo equipment that allows them to take photos and e-mail them to friends and family.