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Taipei ideal for business, holiday travel: magazine

2011/09/09 20:59:30

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Smart Travel Asia, a Hong Kong-based online travel magazine, recently picked Taipei as one of the top cities for both business and holiday trips.

According to a poll held by the magazine, Taipei ranked No. 7 in best cities for business trips and No. 10 in best holiday destinations.

The winners in the two categories are Hong Kong in China and Bali in Indonesia, respectively.

Running from May to July, the poll was based on actual travel experience, word-of-mouth, as well as the cities' brands drawn from ads and PR, the magazine said.

Without giving the actual number of the voters nor further analysis of the poll, the magazine said its voters took an average of 15.75 air trips over the past year and earned an average US$156,716 in household income.

(By Lee Hsin-Yin)