Taiwan opens Tourism Information Centre in Mumbai

Strong intent to develop Indian market in post-pandemic revival: Taiwan Tourism
2024-02-12
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Taiwan opens Tourism Information Centre in Mumbai
Taiwan opens Tourism Information Centre in Mumbai

The initiative is aimed at deepening ties with the Indian outbound tourism trade

In a bid to focus on the Indian market, Taiwan Tourism Administration (TTA), the tourism board of the island nation, has announced Taiwan Tourism Information Centre (TTIC) in Mumbai and also participated in the recently concluded Indian trade show OTM Mumbai.
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Taiwan Tourism Administration (TTA) has inaugurated the Taiwan Tourism Information Centre (TTIC) in Mumbai, India, calling it a step forward to ‘comeback into the Indian market’ after the pandemic-induced break. 

According to a press statement by TTA ,its new branch TTIC Mumbai will act as a one-stop shop for every possible information related to travel, tourism and hospitality in the picturesque island country. It adds that the inauguration was attended by key professionals of the travel trade, attracting close to 85 leading Indian tour operators based out of Mumbai.

Taiwan Tourism Administration

The event also witnessed street dance performances combined with Taiwanese pop music by renowned Taiwanese dance group ‘FunTo Art’

The statement adds that Taiwan also has a strong intent to develop the Indian market that it displayed with a grand destination splash at the recently-concluded OTM travel trade show in Mumbai.

Reconnecting and establishing tourism trade ties with Indian buyers, the tourism board says it is also hosting destination seminars and networking events to disseminate information and educate and equip prominent Indian trade buyers.

Marking their presence at both the events was a high-level tourism delegation from Taiwan led by Trust Lin, Deputy Director General of Taiwan Tourism Administration, Taiwanese Ministry of Transportation and Communication. Other prominent members of the delegation in attendance included Homar Chang, Director General, Taipei Economic Cultural Centre, Mumbai, Joseph Chang, Director, Taiwan Tourism Administration, Singapore office and Shiang Tsao, Director, Taiwan Visitors Association. The Taiwanese participation in OTM also comprised several prominent Taiwanese tourism stakeholders.

Taiwan Tourism Administration

The inauguration was attended by key professionals of the travel trade, attracting close to 85 leading Indian tour operators based out of Mumbai

“The Indian market has always been a cherished treasure, close to my heart. This is the primary reason for my return to Mumbai, and it feels like coming home. Today isn’t just a formal announcement of TTIC inauguration, it is a celebration of reconnection, a renewal of our bond with this incredible land and its people,” says Lin, hailing the opening of TTIC in Mumbai as a mark of significant milestone in the journey of Taiwan’s tourism outreach in India.

“Our plans for the Indian market are ambitious and far-reaching. So, to everyone here, your support, your belief in us, means the world. We are here not just to say ‘We are back,’ but to show our commitment, our dedication, and most importantly, our heartfelt gratitude for welcoming us back into your vibrant community,” Lin adds.

“The initiative is aimed at deepening ties with the Indian outbound tourism trade and the outbound travel tourism market in the region by facilitating easy access to information and education through this Tourism Information Centre. Going forward, we also seek to position Taiwan as an attractive MICE destination, a sector that will be under far greater focus than before, as well as to attract middle to high-income groups for travel to Taiwan,” says TTA Singapore Office Director Joseph Chang.

The event also witnessed street dance performances combined with Taiwanese pop music by renowned Taiwanese dance group ‘FunTo Art’, the statement adds.

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