Airline seats allocated to 6 Taiwan travel organizations for Palau excursions

Taipei, March 19 (CNA) China Airways (CAL), 1 of Taiwan’s main carriers, reported Friday that it has allotted seats to 6 vacation agencies for team tour bookings to Palau, which will start a “journey bubble” with Taiwan on April 1.

Travellers wishing to consider advantage of the vacation bubble can get hold of Lion Vacation, G. Tour, KKday, Phoenix Excursions, and DTS Group in Taipei or Existence Tour in Kaohsiung for details about their tour packages to the Pacific island place, explained CAL, which will operate the to start with flight less than the vacation bubble arrangement.

Lion Travel spokesperson Yu Kuo-chen (游國珍) said Friday that the agency had previously gained some 1,000 preliminary bookings for Palau tours.

The journey agency was anticipated to publicize its itineraries and charges afterwards in the working day for the team excursions, according to Yu. He claimed the allocated CAL seats were being probably to be crammed shortly following the product sales opened.

Taiwan announced Wednesday the formation of a travel bubble with its diplomatic ally Palau, the first of its type in the Asia-Pacific region, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and the inaugural flight is scheduled to depart from Taipei on April 1.

Below the initiative, there will be streamlined quarantine processes for the two sides, as the pandemic problem has been reasonably moderate in the two nations, reported Health and fitness Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), who heads the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

In accordance to Deputy Transportation and Communications Minister Chi Wen-jong (祁文中), the journey bubble arrangement will be launched with two round-trip flights per 7 days — on Thursdays and Sundays — operated by CAL.

The quantity of passengers on each and every flight will be capped at 110 on CAL’s 158-seater Boeing 737-800, Chi claimed.

Lion Vacation, 1 of the greatest vacation companies in Taiwan, will give 4-day, 3-evening tours, departing from Taiwan on Thursdays, and 5-day, 4-evening excursions departing on Sundays, with the costs ranging involving NT$75,000 (US$2,639) and NT$95,000, Yu experienced claimed earlier in the 7 days.

In the meantime, Taiwan’s other main provider EVA Airways is anticipated to start flights to Palau on April 21 beneath the journey bubble arrangement, according to business resources.

(By Yu Hsiao-han and Elizabeth Hsu)

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