Inveterate travelers can look forward to booking their trips to Taiwan later this month when Taiwan Travel Fair opens. The two-day event will be on July 26-27 at the Event Center of SM Megamall, where Taiwan’s tourism will be promoted among Filipino travel enthusiasts.
By Ivan Man Dy
Think culture and Taiwan may not be the first place to come up in most people’s minds. In fact, as a destination, this island-state immediately north of the Batanes group of islands doesn’t loom large within the consciousness of most Filipino travelers.
Asia’s biggest wine and spirits fair opened in Hong Kong on Tuesday, drawing the world’s top producers from France to Chile despite China reporting the first decline in wine consumption for a decade.
The Asia-Pacific will overtake Europe as the region whose tourists spend the most money overseas within 10 years, a report said Wednesday, driven by an explosion in the number of Chinese travelers.
By Alphonsus Luigi E. Alfonso
In what communication scholar Henry Jenkins coined as “convergence culture,” media content flows freely from one culture to the other: Journalism’s most recent melding with share-oriented new media could be cited as one example. It paints the quintessential McLuhanesque picture of the global village, where every bit of information is at arm’s length, and almost anyone can help shape in its creation.