Taipei-based online tour operator MyTaiwanTour has secured NT$45 (USD 1.5) million investment from Sanpu Travel Group, an inbound tour operator and travel agency based in Taiwan.
The money will be used to expand business to China and Japan, as well as to enhance the technical strength and deepen the tourism content.
Founded in 2013 by Michael Wu, MyTaiwanTour provides personalised and customised tour packages to foreign tourists mainly from the US and Europe, offering single-day tours, Taiwan’s must-visit spots and multi-day tours around the island.
The startup’s professional tour guides will take care of every aspect of a tourist’s journey, right from booking the hotel to arranging transportation and meals. MyTaiwanTour also curates private tours for individuals and groups of all sizes.
Sanpu Travel Group is an inbound tour operator and travel agency in Taiwan that works with outbound tour operator and travel agency in Japan (H.I.S.) to provide local tours to tourists from Japan.
Another player operating in the Taiwanese online tours space is OwnRides.
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