bustling city of Taipei is the largest city in the Republic of China which
is commonly known as the country of Taiwan. The Taiwanese constitution does not
list Taipei as its capital though the city has served as provisional capital of
Taiwan ever since 1949 when the seat of government was moved to Taipei from Nanjing.
Taipei which until recently was known as the home of the world’ tallest building,
the sky-touching, Taipei 101 has now lost its crown to the middle eastern city of
Dubai which inaugurated its own behemoth, in the form of the Bhurj Khalifa Tower
in January 2010. However the 508-metre (1,667-foot) gleaming tower of Tapei 101
continues to be an important focal point in Taipei as it hosts the Taiwanese Stock
Exchange as well as corporate offices of various domestic and international companies
like KPMG, the ING group, the GoldBank of Taiwan, the Development Bank of Singapore,
Google Taiwan, HVB bank, Bayer Taiwan, McKinsey & Company Taiwan as well as many
is in fact considered to be undisputed political as well as business and commercial
capital of Taiwan for the city has an extremely strategic location located. The
city is situated is in the midst of the most prominent industrial area of the country
which is home to several factories that produce Taiwan’s most well known exports
like computers and computer related products, textiles and apparel, electrical machinery
and equipment, food and beverages, precision equipment, printed materials and more.
Taipei is also located within close proximity to the port of , Keelung which is
located just 25 km away on the Pacific coast and is home to Taiwan’s main shipbuilding
industry. Accordingly several prominent Taiwanese companies like the Acer Corporation
which is a leading manufacturer of notebooks, desktops, and netbook computers, Enhance
Electronics Co Ltd, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, Foxconnn Technology Co Ltd,
Via Technologies Inc all have their headquarters located in and around the vibrant
city of Taipei.
being a favored location for domestic and international corporate headquarters,
Taipei is also known as a choice Asian destination for meetings and conventions.
These conferences, meeting and conventions are largely hosted in the city’s world
class conference facility, the Taipei International Convention Center which is an
integral part of the Taipei World Trade Center Complex.
This convention center which hosts diverse events all year round is equipped with
a main hall that can seat 3100 people as well as a 1000 seat banquet hall. Additionally
the center is also equipped with 21 meeting rooms of various sizes which along with
the main halls are manned by professional staffs and equipped with the latest audio,
visual and communication equipment.
Since its inauguration in 1990, the Taipei International Convention Center has hosted
a wide array of events which range from annual meetings to launches of promotional
campaigns, to gala balls and buffets and various kinds of business conferences which
usually feature the participation of many international visitors.
prominent location of the city of Taipei also ensures that is serves as a major
transport hub and the city is well connected by various modes of transport to the
rest of Taiwan. This defacto capital city of Taiwan is equipped with two major airports
namely The Taoyaun International Airport which is located at distance of 40 miles
from Taipei which functions as the main hub, for the homegrown Taiwanese Airline,
EVA Air. This international airport handles all the international air traffic in
and out of Taipei while the city’s second airport, the Songshan Airport handles
the bulk of its domestic air connections. Additionally Taipei is also served by
a well developed public transport network which features buses, a metro system known
as MRT and of course taxis.
It is estimated that the city of Taipei in 2008 welcomed nearly 3 million international
visitor who traveled to this city for business. To cater to the needs of this international
business community, Taipei is well equipped with a wide range of business hotels
which aim to suit all kinds of travel budgets. Some of the most popular business
hotels in Taipei include properties like the Grand Formosa Regent which has often
been voted as one of the top hotels in Asia, the centrally located, the Sherwood
which is known for its excellent service and is a favorite with the visiting banker
community, The Ambience Hotel which is located in the heart of Taipei’s business
district, the Taipei Westin Hotel which is one of the ‘most Americanized’ hotels
in the city and the boutique Taipei Fullerton Hotel.
you need to travel to Taipei for work, your journey from the US will almost always
involve a seemingly never-ending long haul flight and the only way you can hope
to cope with the jet lag and the fatigue that results from such a journey is by
traveling in the business class cabin of your preferred carrier. Business class tickets from the US to Taipei are often prohibitively
expensive as they can cost anywhere upwards of $4000 and if you or your colleagues
need to travel to Taipei often on business these costs can add exhaust your company’s
annual travel spend very quickly.
However you can easily manage to procure cheap business class deals for all your business class travel
to Taipei by availing of the cost effective services of a business class travel specialist like the New York City
based travel management company Fare Buzz. Fare Buzz is a leading supplier of cheap business class fares. Through its contracts with over
sixty domestic and international airlines it is able to procure cheap business class
air flights to almost all worldwide destinations.
Booking business class travel through Fare Buzz provides savings of over 70% as
compared to tickets booked through regular channels. It is worth mentioning that
these cheap business class tickets come with all the perks that are normally associated
with regular business class tickets like mileage accrual and pre-assigned seats
as well. Further the travel desk at Fare Buzz is manned by knowledgeable and experienced
personnel who are on hand seven days a week to help you with all the business travel
planning necessary for your journey to this pulsating Taiwanese city. Do make it
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business travel to Taipei deal today.