Taiwan to give 500,000 tourists perks worth $220 each to boost economy

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TAIPEI – Taiwan will offer 500,000 tourists a cash or discount incentive this year as it tries to shore up its post-pandemic travel industry and boost spending. The incentives, worth NT$5,000 (S$220) each, were announced on Thursday as part of a NT$5.3 billion package to attract international tourists. While some details were not yet available, including whether there were any eligibility requirements or how people would be chosen, officials said in a statement that the money may be handed out electronically or as discounts for accommodation. “We hope to accelerate and expand efforts for international tourists to come to Taiwan,”...