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Kavalan Is Worldwide Whiskey Producer of the Year

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-Kavalan named the best worldwide whiskey
TAIPEI, Taiwan /PRNewswire/ — Kavalan has won the “Worldwide Whiskey Producer of the Year” from the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

The award-winning Kavalan Distillery based in Yilan County, Taiwan
The award-winning Kavalan Distillery based in Yilan County, Taiwan
This year IWSC created seven new spirit “Producer of the Year” titles for brandy, gin, liquer, rum, Scotch, and vodka, as well as worldwide whiskey.

Kavalan CEO Mr YT Lee said Kavalan had clinched the highest title.

“We’ve won the Asia Pacific award four times. Winning this new award is humbling and only makes us more determined to produce even better whisky,” Mr Lee said.

Other awards won were

Solist Port Single Cask Strength – Gold outstanding medal
Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength – gold
Solist Fino Sherry Single Cask Strength – gold
Concertmaster – gold
ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength – gold
In 2015, Kavalan collected the “World’s Best Single Malt Whisky from the prestigious World Whiskies Awards (WWA) for its Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique and in 2016, the “World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt Whisky” for the Solist Amontillado Sherry Single Cask Strength.

About Kavalan

The Kavalan Distillery in Taiwan has been dedicated to the art of single malt whisky since 2006 and is the recipient of more than 210 gold awards or above. Aged in American oak barrels in intense humidity and heat, Kavalan also benefits from sea and mountain breezes and the Snow Mountain’s spring water, which combine to create Kavalan Whisky’s signature creaminess. Kavalan takes its name from the old name for Yilan County and is backed by 30 years of beverage-making thanks to parent company, King Car Group. It is available in 40 countries. Visit http://www.kavalanwhisky.com/en/

Media Contact:
Yvonne Chou
+886-3922-9000#7162
yvonne@kavalandistillery.com

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November 21, 2016 at 4:37 pm

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DHL Express Asia Pacific CEO, Ken Lee, Inducted into Supply Chain Asia’s Hall of Fame

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-Ken Lee receives honor for consistent track record of successful business transformation and growth in logistics throughout Asia Pacific
-DHL Express also recognized with the Last Mile Partner of the Year award under Lee’s leadership

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Ken Lee, Asia Pacific CEO of DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, was inducted into Supply Chain Asia’s Hall of Fame yesterday for a 22-year career that started in Singapore. The Supply Chain Asia Awards, now celebrating its 15th year, recognizes corporations and individuals who excel in the supply chain and logistics industry.

[L-R] – Dr Robert Yap, Founding Chairman, Supply Chain Asia, Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific and Paul Lim, Founder/President, Supply Chain Asia
[L-R] – Dr Robert Yap, Founding Chairman, Supply Chain Asia, Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific and Paul Lim, Founder/President, Supply Chain Asia

DHL Express was also named Last Mile Partner of the Year by Supply Chain Asia in recognition of the company’s comprehensive and highly-lauded range of express solutions throughout the region, a testament to the pace of innovation and expansion that Lee has overseen within just one year.

“When I started working in logistics, it was a rather new and emerging industry that I assumed was simply about moving goods from one place to another,” Lee said. “But in the past 20 years, I have witnessed first-hand how e-commerce, automation, and the huge demand from markets across Asia have transformed logistics and supply chains into far more precise and responsive operations than we would’ve ever imagined they would be.

“Being named by Supply Chain Asia as one of the region’s top logistics leaders brings me great joy, but it also encourages reflection on what the next 20 years in logistics will entail. Success in this industry now demands higher levels of innovation, optimization, and customer service than ever before, and my mission is to establish such a trajectory for DHL Express that will continue well into the future.”

Since taking leadership of DHL Express Asia Pacific in January 2016, Lee has overseen a range of innovation projects including the recent launch of DHL’s South Asia Hub, one of the company’s most automated and digitized facilities designed to improve capacity and connectivity region-wide. Lee’s 19 years at DHL have also seen him drive significant growth in various parts of Asia, including doubling the revenues of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau during his tenure as Managing Director for both countries.

“Ken’s career includes numerous testimonies to his excellent leadership during a period of intense change for the logistics industry, navigating turbulent market forces with a visionary approach to people, technology and process optimization,” said Paul Lim, Founder/President, Supply Chain Asia. “His lengthy track record of successful business transformation initiatives, adoption of digital technology as part of the supply chain, and consistent revenue growth all contributed to our decision to induct Ken into the Hall of Fame.”

Under Lee’s leadership, DHL Express Asia Pacific has received over 70 awards for outstanding logistics performance this year, including Best Express Operator for the 27th time at the 2016 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards; as well as over 30 HR awards honoring the company’s reputation as an employer of choice throughout the region.

“Ken is never content to rest on his laurels, and with his steadfast commitment to service quality, uncompromising growth and people development, I believe that for his career — and the operations of DHL Express Asia Pacific under his guidance — the best is yet to come,” said Ken Allen, CEO, DHL Express.

Supply Chain Asia Hall of Fame award is given out to outstanding industry veterans, recognized for their outstanding service in the industry, entrepreneurial and innovative approach, and cross-cultural success. Previous winners include Mr Alfred Hoffman, President, Kuehne + Nagel, Asia and Mr Essa Al Saleh, Chief Executive Officer, Agility Logistics, as well as luminaries such as former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dato’ Seri Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad.

The Hall of Fame Award was presented to Ken Lee by Dr Robert Yap, Founding Chairman, Supply Chain Asia and Paul Lim, Founder/President, Supply Chain Asia.

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DHL — The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 59 billion euros in 2015.

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November 21, 2016 at 4:11 pm

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Outstanding Service Delivers Two Wins for DHL At Supply Chain Asia Awards

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-DHL named as Last Mile Partner and Global 3PL of the Year by panel of industry veterans

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, has been named as Asia Pacific’s top last-mile delivery and global third-party logistics provider at the 2016 Supply Chain Asia awards, acknowledging the company’s consistent outstanding levels of customer service across a range of freight and supply chain disciplines.

Sean Wall, Executive Vice President, Network Operations and Aviation, DHL Express Asia Pacific receiving the Last Mile Partner of the Year award at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016
Sean Wall, Executive Vice President, Network Operations and Aviation, DHL Express Asia Pacific receiving the Last Mile Partner of the Year award at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016

Jason Goh, Managing Director, DHL Supply Chain Singapore receiving the Global 3PL of the Year award at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016
Jason Goh, Managing Director, DHL Supply Chain Singapore receiving the Global 3PL of the Year award at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016

The Last Mile Partner of the Year award for DHL Express and Global 3PL of the Year award for DHL Supply Chain come as DHL continues to expand its freight network and supply chain infrastructure throughout Asia Pacific, including the opening of two new state-of-the-art facilities — the South Asia Hub for faster express deliveries and the Advanced Regional Center for third-party logistics services — in Singapore this year. The combined facilities represent an investment of more than S$300 million alone.

“With our S$140m investment in Singapore’s South Asia Hub, as well as the renewal of express gateways in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, we have bolstered our express network in Asia Pacific. We have also continued to transform the last-mile delivery with retail chain partnerships, and other innovations designed to simplify how customers send and receive their goods,” said Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific. “The Last Mile Partner of the Year award reflects the combined efforts of my colleagues who ensure that our comprehensive set of last-mile services in Asia never fail to deliver, no matter the distances or transport hurdles involved.”

“Third-party logistics represents the future of supply chain management as a fully-integrated managed service, one which we have invested heavily with the creation of our Advanced Regional Center this year,” said Terry Ryan, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific. “We have sought to raise the bar for supply chain efficiency with robotics, Big Data and other technologies, and also make these capital-intensive innovations available to our customers at minimal upfront cost. Receiving the Global 3PL of the Year award reaffirms our faith in this end-to-end service model as the ‘new normal’ of how all industries procure their supply chains, one which we hope to continue to pioneer with constant innovation and integration of supply chain processes.”

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DHL – The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 59 billion euros in 2015.

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November 21, 2016 at 3:37 pm

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Pacific Fair Redevelopment Signals Change for the Retail Landscape

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BRISBANE, Australia /PRNewswire/ — Australian shopping precincts are stepping up their game with experiential, resort-style design, in a bid to compete with online retailers and entice customers back through their doors.

New industry trends demonstrate that landscape architecture is playing a leading role in helping brick-and-mortar retail centres like Pacific Fair on the Gold Coast to deliver world-class shopping destinations that give them a competitive edge against their online counterparts.

Place Design Group is part of the team behind Pacific Fair’s revitalisation, which saw the iconic precinct awarded Retail Property of the Year at the 2016 Property Council of Australia’s annual Queensland Retail Property Awards in September.

Place Design Group’s Gold Coast Design Principal Clint Wood said the resort-style experience delivered by his team is an integral feature of the $670 million redevelopment project.

“We’ve seen a growing trend of retailers like Pacific Fair wanting to revitalise their customer offering; and we help them to do this by designing lush, resort-style landscapes, complete with indoor and outdoor dining precincts, outdoor store entry and town-centre styling.”

The challenge presented by the Pacific Fair project was to meet the changing needs of customers and encourage them to linger. To do that, Place Design Group had to redefine the centre’s relationship with the outdoor environment and create a space you would expect to find in a world-class, 5-star resort. The resort-style design thinking places the focus on service and experience, where people are welcomed in to a place, and invited to stay; something customers would expect from a holiday destination.

Sam Shepherd, Place Design Group Design Lead who worked across the Pacific Fair project for nearly 3 years, said, “the success of the vision came from exploring and implementing specific design considerations — creating space for movement, greenscapes to provide vibrancy, intimate seating areas for socialising and inviting waterscapes.”

Online retailing has continued to redefine the way customers shop in 2016, offering a level of accessibility and convenience which for many has become a preferable alternative to braving crowds, car parking and unkempt communal eating areas at their tired local shopping centre.

Clint explains that it was clear the industry was working to change these perceptions, by investing in environments that promote wellbeing, access to nature, and community interaction in a setting that is relaxing and rejuvenating.

“Resort-style design thinking empowers retailers to reshape their environments to create lifestyle experiences for shoppers that the digital store can’t compete with. In addition to Pacific Fair, we’ve been working with several other major shopping destinations like Grand Central Toowoomba and Sunshine Plaza on the Sunshine Coast to deliver a customer experience that will bring shopping centres into the future.”

The $500 million redevelopment of Toowoomba’s Grand Central Shopping Centre, expected to be complete by the end of 2016, is an example of this; promising to bring customers a “magnetic destination” complete with a fresh food precinct, alfresco dining area, extra parking spaces and 160 new specialty retailers.

The success of landscape architectural work on major shopping centres around the country are demonstrating that this change in environment is exactly what consumers are looking for; and Place Design Group expects to see the new resort-style orientated precincts become the norm as more retailers look to win back their technology-savvy customers.

Media Contact:
Gemma Ellis
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Place Design Group
+61-7-3852-3922
gemma.e@placedesigngroup.com

Source: PLACE Design Group

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November 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm

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Capella Hotel Group Continues Asian Expansion With Luxury Tented Retreat: Capella Ubud, Bali

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-Opening in Autumn 2017

SINGAPORE/PRNewswire/ — Capella Hotel Group Asia has been appointed by PT Awahita Indonesia as the operator of an ultra-luxury resort in Ubud, Bali. A hidden sanctuary within densely forested terrain, Capella Ubud will redefine the hospitality landscape with 22 luxurious tents designed by celebrated architect, Bill Bensley. Located along the sacred Wos River, where the Balinese regularly gather for festive processions, the resort offers a charming insight into their traditional way of life.

Capella Ubud – view from across the valley at dawn

Capella Ubud – water color of the luxury tented retreat

“The Capella Experience is sensitive to our local culture and history. Inspired by early European settlers from the 1800s, Capella Ubud gives our discerning guests the chance to relive the spirit of adventure while enjoying the natural essence of Bali in luxurious comfort,” said Mr. Nicholas M. Clayton, Chief Executive Officer of Capella Hotel Group Asia. “Within the next 18 months, we will introduce three distinctive Capella projects to Asia, beginning with Shanghai in Spring 2017, Ubud in Autumn 2017 and Bangkok in Spring 2018. Each Capella hotel will showcase the rich heritage of each destination, delivering the authentic experiences that our guests expect.”

“With Bill Bensley’s creative talents and Capella Hotel Group Asia’s expertise, we are confident that Capella Ubud will capture the imagination of everyone in search of a true cultural immersion. This strategic collaboration is testament to our commitment in preserving Ubud’s natural beauty while accentuating the heritage that is integral to the Balinese way of life,” according to Mr. Suwito Gunawan, President Director of PT Awahito Indonesia.

Edged by rice paddy fields, Capella Ubud comprises 22 ultra-luxury tents featuring an individual plunge pool set against the backdrop of a densely forested terrain. Other amenities include the signature Capella Library, a canopied cistern pool, tented gymnasium, Robatayaki grill, garden specialty dining and the award-winning Auriga Spa and wellness retreat.

A Capella Personal Assistant is on hand to attend to every guest’s preferences from the point of reservation until departure. To curate the perfect Balinese adventure, the Capella Personal Assistants can help to prepare a bespoke program that is as active or relaxed according to individual desires. Conveniently located near the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Ubud Traditional Art Market, guests can enrich their cultural excursions with walks around the rice paddy fields or indulge in wellness protocol within the resort.

For more information about Capella Ubud, please contact joleena.seah@capellahotelgroup.com.

About Capella Hotel Group:

Capella Hotel Group, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia USA, with offices in Asia and Europe offers hospitality management services globally with four distinct operating models: Capella Hotels and Resorts, an ultra-luxury hotel, resort, and residential concept designed for the most discerning travelers and offering personalized attention with locations in Dusseldorf, Singapore, Ixtapa, and Saint Lucia along with hotels planned for Orlando, Bangkok, Todos Santos, Shanghai and Bali.

Solis Hotels and Resorts, is an exclusive collection of resorts, hotels and residences designed for travelers and meeting planners who seek an environment with a global palette of cosmopolitan comfort, inspiring cuisine, world-class spas with locations in Donegal, Ireland and Nanjing, China along with hotels planned for Bali, Atlanta, Guangzhou, Suzhou and Orlando.

Independent Hotels and Resorts are unique properties that benefit from the management expertise and service culture of the Capella Hotel Group. Locations are in New Zealand, Bali and the United States along with hotels planned for Mexico, China and Europe.

Auriga is a world-class health and wellness spa concept inspired by the cycles of the moon. Each Auriga signature treatment is carefully crafted to take into account the impact these different cycles have on our physical and emotional wellbeing.

Learn more at http://www.capellahotelgroup.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Capella Hotel Group Asia
Joleena Seah
Director, Marketing & Communications
Telephone: +65 6887 9835
Email: joleena.seah@capellahotelgroup.com

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November 21, 2016 at 2:18 pm

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Samsung Electronics Awarded “Community Care Company of the Year” At 2016 Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics has been named “Community Care Company of the Year” at the 2016 Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability (ACES) Awards. Samsung has clinched the highest accolade in this award category, in recognition of its excellence in community outreach and sustainability efforts — a testament to Samsung’s continued commitment as a global citizen to inspire and create a positive difference around the world.

Students learning essential skills required in the digital age at one of the Smart Learning Centres in Thailand
Students learning essential skills required in the digital age at one of the Smart Learning Centres in Thailand
“Samsung is honoured to be recognised for our community care efforts once again and it gives us tremendous pride to be awarded the highest accolade for this category this year. We strongly believe that success goes beyond tangible business achievements, and giving back to the communities that we operate in has always been an integral part of our brand philosophy. Over the years, we have established scalable and sustainable Citizenship programmes across the region, with education being at the core of how we serve our community. We look forward to continuing our efforts to improve the quality of life for all,” said Irene Ng, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Samsung Electronics Southeast Asia & Oceania.

The Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards recognises outstanding companies and individuals across two domains; leadership and corporate social responsibility. The Top Community Care Companies category celebrates companies who have enriched communities through various outreach initiatives. Recipients of this award category demonstrate exemplary citizenship efforts in caring for and promoting the wellbeing of communities at large.

“The ACES Awards champions companies in Asia that have exhibited revolutionary leadership and sustainability. Winners of the Top Community Care Companies in Asia category have demonstrated active citizenship in promoting the well-being of society at large and Samsung has emerged top of that category,” said Dr Jayanthi Desan, Jury Panel of ACES Awards.

Education as the Seed of Innovation

Across Southeast Asia and Oceania, Samsung has established more than 160 Smart Schools and Libraries to bridge the digital divide and to help students take a smarter approach to education. By collaborating with government bodies and local non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the Samsung Smart Schools and Libraries harness technology to create immersive learning opportunities for the students, through tailored education programmes, as well as enrichment and infotainment content. To date, the Smart Schools and Libraries in the region span across nine countries — Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, New Zealand and Taiwan.

Additionally, 20 Samsung Tech Institutes have also been developed to nurture talent across the region, providing youths with opportunities for a better future, while simultaneously addressing the industry shortage of technical talents. The Samsung Tech Institutes in Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines and Indonesia continue to work with educational partners to ensure that youths are given the best-in-class training environment and practical lessons, equipping them with the necessary skills that prepare them for the workforce.

Empowering Communities beyond Education

Beyond the pursuit in the education, Samsung also recognises the need to tackle other key issues. The Samsung SONO Schools in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines support hospitals and medical facilities as a technology partner, providing equipment such as ultrasound systems, electronic boards and large-format displays (LFD). In partnership with local medical associations and institutions, the SONO Schools also feature customised training curricula for medical students, with a focus on ultrasound diagnosis, obstetrics and gynaecology.

Aspiring to enhance the meaningful engagement with local communities, Samsung has also launched its flagship regional citizenship programme, Culture.Connect, which celebrates the distinct aspects of the culture and heritage of each market, across a variety of cultural passion points — including Food, Arts & Culture, Music and Landscapes & Landmarks.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.

Media Contact:

Fiona Teo
Samsung Electronics (Southeast Asia & Oceania)
Regional Public Relations & Citizenship
(65) 6833 1650

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November 21, 2016 at 2:15 pm

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Stay At A Taiwan Host B&B and See the Most Beautiful Parts of Taiwan

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TAIPEI, Taiwan /PRNewswire/ — What is the best accommodation choice for travelling around Taiwan? Staying at a Bed & Breakfast is becoming the most popular choice for many foreign tourists because of its friendliness and because they can experience the most local living styles. B&Bs with Taiwan Host Certificate recognition from Tourism Bureau Taiwan (“the Bureau”) are carefully selected all legal.

Taiwan County
Taiwan County

Taiwan Host B&Bs breakfast
Taiwan Host B&Bs breakfast

Taiwan host B&B
Taiwan host B&B
The souls behind every Taiwan Host B&B are the innkeepers; they uphold the five service purposes, which are “Cordial”, “Friendly”, “Clean”, “Tidy” and “Peace of mind”. There are currently 686 B&Bs that have received Taiwan Host recognition from the Bureau; they represent the friendliness, warm service and local living culture in Taiwan.

Choose A Taiwan Host B&B and Encounter the Most Authentic Taiwan Customs

Taiwan is famous for its gourmet food and friendly people, which tourists can experience while staying at B&Bs. Focaccia B&B sits in the beautiful countryside of Hualien County. All meals at Focaccia B&B are served with organic seasonal vegetables to give all guests the most simple and unforgettable taste.

Shuitou 40 B&B is a refurbished Taiwanese building in Kinman National Park built during the Qin Dynasty. Enjoy a bowl of Guandong porridge with Kinman fritters and hand-made bread rolls. Have a walk in the Qing Dynasty old house and European-style historic settlement and feel of the charm of Kinman.

The Tree B&B at Miaoli County lies inside a hundred-year-old forest. Hosts serve every guest with homemade whole meal bread with nut better, maintaining a warm welcome to all visitors.

SunRise 23.5N B&B is close to the famous Alishan National Forest and Fenqihu Lake in Chiayi County. The guests love the no-menu banquet prepared from pure mountain spring water and fresh local ingredients. Guests can also experience making Ai-Yu jelly.

At Comfy Hostel in Hualien County the host will lead guests on a pushbike on visits to many hidden sites inside the alleys.

Peng-Hu Dream B&B retains traditional decorations and is very close to the only forest recreational beach on the island — comparable to the beautiful Maldives.

Choose to stay at a Taiwan Host B&B and follow the host to taste the most authentic food and see the best of Taiwan.

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Source: Tourism Bureau Taiwan

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November 21, 2016 at 12:36 pm

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Taiwan Star Rating System Helps Travelers Choose Their Accomodations

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TAIPEI, Taiwan /PRNewswire/ — Rated from one to five stars, star rated hotels range from humble to ultra-luxurious and can accommodate all types of tourists including but not limited to backpackers, business travelers and families.

Taiwan Star Hotel
Taiwan Star Hotel

Taiwan Star Hotel Food
Taiwan Star Hotel Food

Taiwan Hotspring
Taiwan Hotspring
The rating system, introduced in 2010, helps travelers tailor their vacation to their exact specifications. As cultural design increases in popularity, many Star Hotels have blended their services to focus on local culture and aesthetic ingenuity. One such hotel is Grand View Resort Beitou, which has taken “New Oriental” imagery to create a low-key luxury experience. Close to the famous YangMing Mountain National Park in Taipei, guests can relax and take in the tranquility of the mountain without leaving the city. Guests staying at the Grand View Resort Beitou will be able to enjoy “270-Degree Mountain View Authentic Cuisine”, a pure white sulfur hot spring and visit the world’s most beautiful library – Beitou Library.

Another hotel, Hotel Royal Chiaosi, is situated on an elevated position in Yilan County. The hotel not only has views of the beautiful Lanyang Plain, but also gives guests the opportunity to taste the freshest locally grown vegetables and sample locally caught seafood. The hotel also has the first indoor & outdoor connecting hot spring bath in Taiwan. Leave stress behind and rejuvenate in the “Beautifying Mineral Hot Spring”.

Hualien Promisedland Resort & Lagoon has also blended its approach via its Spanish Gaudi style design. Each room has different seasonal views of the beautiful East Rift Valley and its lagoons. Guests can enjoy a pleasant boat tour around the resort on the magnificent 2.2 km man-made canal.

Stay at a star rated hotel and tour around Taiwan, feast on gourmet foods, enjoy the great service, see the lovely smiles and enjoy a warm welcome from the locals.

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Source: Tourism Bureau Taiwan

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November 21, 2016 at 12:35 pm

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