Taiwan weighing NT$1,000 journey stimulus vouchers | Taiwan Information

A lighthouse in Penghu, one of the areas likely to benefit from government travel vouchers. 

A lighthouse in Penghu, one of the locations possible to benefit from governing administration travel vouchers. 

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan Information) — As aspect of its attempts to raise the financial system next the COVID-19 pandemic, the govt is contemplating issuing NT$1,000 (US$35.78) vouchers to aid the vacation and tourism sector, reports mentioned Thursday (Aug. 26).

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Individuals who win the coupons in a attract can devote them on journey company tour packages, lodge accommodations, and amusement park tickets, CNA documented. Transportation Minister Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) explained the governing administration would expend NT$1.2 billion to concern 1.2 million vacation vouchers and NT$800 million on supplementary stimulus measures.

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The latter would aid journey agencies layout appealing packages in cooperation with authorities departments these types of as the Council of Agriculture, Wang explained. If the excursions do well in registering a selected minimal amount of members, the businesses could qualify to acquire extra subsidies.

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Systems to boost and subsidize individual journey are still in the approach of being labored out, according to the minister. The govt is also launching “Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers” worth NT$5,000 each individual and discount coupons benefiting the cultural sector.

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