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Top 100 City Destinations: Taipei City Wins Visitors’ Hearts
Jun 19, 2017
Top 100 City Destinations: Taipei City Wins Visitors’ Hearts
By FENG,LING-HUI
Euromonitor International, a global market intelligence provider based in London, released its latest Top City Destinations Ranking in 2017. The data sources include national statistics offices, airport arrivals, and hotel accommodation stays from 58 core countries and 77 international markets. Cities around the world are ranked by the number of international tourist arrivals in 2015.
Taipei Leads in Asia Pacific with Competitive In-depth Travel
Jun 18, 2017
Taipei Leads in Asia Pacific with Competitive In-depth Travel
By FENG,LING-HUI
MasterCard Worldwide released the “Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2015” in February 2016. Taipei ranked 11th with 6.4 million tourists. By the mean length of stay of international tourists, it was 6.6 days in Taipei, second only to 9.1 days in Bali, securing second place in the Asia Pacific Region and demonstrating that the abundant and diversified tourism resources in Taipei successfully attract tourists to stay longer for an in-depth visit. As far as the amount of money international tourists spend, Taipei ranked 7th, with the annual total amount of money spent by visitors reaching USD 9.5 billion and it was named by MasterCard to be one of the benchmark cities for tourist dollars.
Taipei City Empowerment; Championship In a Row as the Happiest, Cozy City
Jun 17, 2017
Taipei City Empowerment; Championship In a Row as the Happiest, Cozy City
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
In an issued “2015 Happy City Survey” hosted by the CommonWealth Magazine in September, 2015, Taipei City won the championship in a row as the happiest, cozy city with a 742.48 score, which exceeds other counties and cities. On top of that, Taipei City also won the championship in the 4-sub-item index comprising “economic capacity,” “environmental capacity,” “political capacity” and “culture & education capacity” for its overall performance.
Taipei is the Global Best Destination City with the Highest Tourist Growth.
Jul 14, 2017
Taipei is the Global Best Destination City with the Highest Tourist Growth.
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
Mastercard Worldwide announced their newest “Global Destination Cities Index” report in June, 2015. For most cities, there has been stable growth of tourist numbers and consumption. The number of tourists is expected to increase to 38.29 million and 360 billion will be spent. The number of tourists to Taipei City is expected to increase to 6.55 million in 2015 to take the world’s 16th spot. Between 2009 and 2015, the compound growth rate reached 14.9%, and Taipei became the 7th fastest growing global city, surpassing both Tokyo and Hong Kong. Taipei is now regarded as having great growth potential as an Asian tourism destination.
High communications quality creates a path to a smart life
Jul 14, 2017
High communications quality creates a path to a smart life
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
According to the latest Networked Society City Index (2014) by the Ericsson Corporation Sweden, Stockholm retains its number one position. This report ranks 40 cities worldwide on their performance, challenges, and opportunities in both sustainability and development in the ICT field. Stockholm was followed by London, Paris, Singapore, and Copenhagen, in order. Taipei again ranked thirteenth.
Life is safe and secure and Taipei has been named as a focus world city
Jul 14, 2017
Life is safe and secure and Taipei has been named as a focus world city
By HUANG,NUAN-YUN
According to the “Safe Cities Index” released in 2015 by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for 50 large cities around the world, the three with the highest ranking are all in Asia. This index uses Digital and Health security, and Infrastructure and Personal safety. Tokyo was ranked first as the “The Safest City”, Singapore was second and the City of Taipei ranked thirteen.
  
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