Vacation rental marketplace HomeAway recently reveals the top 3 potential popular vacation hot spots of the year: Cebu of Philippine, Sapporo of Japan, and Taichung of Taiwan. Among these three up-and-coming travel destinations favored by Taiwanese, Taichung is the only Taiwanese city. Taichung City Government expressed gratitude and stressed that more effort will be contributed to a more easy-living, more friendly, more travel-suitable city for international travelers.
The Texas-USA based leading vacation rental marketplace under the Expedia family owns more than 2,000,000 vacation rentals global wide. In the recent 2018 travel trend report analyzed with 2017’s data records including 2017 Taiwanese group and family travel hot spots and expected up-and-coming spots of this year, the report sees Taiwanese travelers’ favorite locations. Of which, the 2017 hot spots covering from Osaka, Hong Kong to Kyoto of Japan. As for the top 3 potential popular vacation hot spots of 2018: Cebu of Philippine, Sapporo of Japan, and Taichung of Taiwan.
Having title to rich historic heritages and beautiful natural sceneries, Taichung is the top option for getting away from the hustle-and-bustle major cities. The affordable delicacy and practical shopping area provide Taichung as a better choice among the rising travel destinations.
City government mentioned that, after Top 100 City Destinations, the recognition from HomeAway once again proves the effort Taichung puts into the development of tourism. “Taichung arrival, Taichung departure” is one of the main promotion. Not only Qingquangang Airport was upgraded to Taichung National Airport, Gaomei Wetland, Guguan Hot Spring, Dance Parade, Arts Festival and Jazz Festival have been the main promoting attractions to appeal more travelers.
In addition, city government has project on renewing the old town district. The improved Liuchuan Canal and Luchuan Canal have now beautiful waterfront. For Liuchuan Canal, the on-going “Art Lighting Exhibition” showcases tulips, roses and rainbow heart trees until March 4; for Luchuan Canal “Happiness Light Ball”, “Wisteria Path”, “dandelions” and “Jellyfishes” in the “Luchuan Canal creative Art Lighting Exhibition” are available through to April 8. The two rivers diverse day and night, providing excellent locations for Facebook check-in.
City government mentioned that the Flora Expo will open on the 3rd of coming November to April 24, 2019, featuring 3 exhibition venues: Houli, Fengyuan and Waipu with the theme of “Discover GNP: Rediscover Green, Nature and People”. With ecology, life and production as the key elements, Taichung becomes a garden city that attracts again hundreds of thousands of visitors from local and worldwide. Taichung is sailing towards international market on the boat of Flora Expo.
Taichung city government expresses gratitude towards the acknowledgement of HomeAway and will continue to build a city that is easy to live in and more friendly. Tourism environment will also be improved to better accommodate international friends for the beautiful people and culture of Taichung. To view complete report, go to 「Viewing-Asia-trend-report-TW-TCN」