TAIPEI, Taiwan --
Taiwan's National Youth Commission named 2006 the Youth Travel Year
and the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is working with the commission to
promote youth travel to the region with a series of incentive
programs, including discounts, travel cards and work opportunities.
hopes to increase youth travel by 25% by 2008 by creating a
youth-friendly travel environment, including improvements in public
transportation; expanded accommodations for bikers and backpackers;
initiating airline discounts; and creating a variety of other
information, visit www.youthtravel.net.tw or contact the Taiwan Tourism
Bureau at (212) 867-1632.
the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to David Cogswell
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