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Now is the time to visit the Taiwan Hot Air Balloon Festival!

NITN | @notintownlive | 19 Jun 2017

Now is the time to visit the Taiwan Hot Air Balloon Festival!
Taipei, June 19 (NITN) Big, beautiful, colorful hot air balloons dreamily float through the air as tourists hasten to catch a glimpse of their splendor or ride them through the skies, taking in the beauty of the valley below.

The hot air balloon trend has promoted local tourism, and is an attractive, rising new activity of the 21st century. The 2017 hot air balloon festival will run from June to August and visitors will continue to throng the area to enjoy the spectacle.

The Taiwan International Balloon Festival was a new opportunity for aerial activities, and it in recent years, it has challenged the world record in terms of length of time and scale of event. The event was a success, proving the tourist charm and economic profitability of the balloons, and enhancing Taiwan’s diverse tourism environment.

Taiwan International Balloon Festival includes flying shows, mooring activities, balloon rides, a night glow music concert, balloon wedding celebrations, and a summer camp, providing visitors with something to take home as well as great memories. Experience the feeling of flight as well as a feast for the senses.

Taiwan is located in the western Pacific Ocean 160 km (100 miles) off the southeastern coast of the Chinese mainland and is a convenient gateway to Asia for the Indian traveler. A number of airlines such as China Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Thai Airways fly directly or with a stopover in to Taipei’s an International Airport from the Indian metros of New Delhi and Mumbai. The average flight time between India and Taiwan is of about 6.5 hours; and Taiwan is 2.30 hours ahead of India.

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