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Taiwan Host B&Bs

“Taiwan Host” bed and breakfast homestays are carefully selected by the Tourism Bureau from all of Taiwan's legally registered township and village homestays. They are run by people who are travel experts in their respective townships and villages. The B&Bs meet our five major service requirements of being hospitable, friendly, clean, hygienic, and safe. They display Taiwan's hospitality and warmth, as well as local culture. They will leave visitors and guests with warm memories of their stay there.

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Selection process

Four criteria for selecting “Taiwan Host” B&Bs. Taiwan's excellent hosts and hostesses are helping our island build quality B&Bs. Each B&B must pass the various cities' and counties' strict requirements. They also must pass the site inspection conducted by a member of the media, industry or academia who makes up the special inspection committee. Only after there is no disagreement about the B&Bs' eligibility will they be determined eligible by the “Taiwan Host Selection Committee.” Approved B&Bs all meet a certain standard in service and facilities quality. All of the B&Bs are confirmed to provide warm and friendly reception which give guests the feeling of being at home.

Criteria 1

Must be legally registered and safe!

Criteria 2

Must have taken professional classes to upgrade their service quality!

Criteria 3

Must be inspected by local authorities!

Criteria 4

Must pass field visits for quality assurance!

Hosts' uniqueness

Taiwan Host B&B owners all have warm and friendly personalities; they welcome tourists to try a unique experience. Homestays selected as one of the “Taiwan Host”B&Bs all have owners who love Taiwan tourism. They provide a unique type of B&Bs – some are more suitable for family holidays, some are exotic, and some provide a mountainous seclusion. The “Taiwan Host”B&Bs are diverse; each one's owner fully expresses his or her love of their locality through their homestay and display a warm and friendly spirit in their service.

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FAQ

  • Q1.What is a “Taiwan Host”?
    “Taiwan Host” B&Bs are homestays that are selected by the Tourism Bureau from Taiwan's legal homestays. The B&Bs meet our five major service requirements of being hospitable, friendly, clean, hygienic, and safe. They are B&Bs that can definitely provide tourists quality service.
  • Q2.Why select “Taiwan Host”B&Bs from the rest?
    More and more B&Bs are popping up in recent years and they have become an important accommodation option for travelers. In order to ensure travelers' satisfaction, the Tourism Bureau took extra measures to select B&Bs, among numerous legal ones, with excellent service and grant them the "Taiwan Host" certification. This certification reassures domestic and foreign tourists their expectation of a good B&B.
  • Q3.What benefits are there for consumers?
    【“Taiwan Host”B&Bs offer a guarantee】
    “Taiwan Host”B&Bs are specially selected Taiwan homestays. One of the key criteria is that their owner is warm and hospitable. By promoting the “Taiwan Host” brand, tourists staying at “Taiwan Host”B&Bs can be assured of the quality.
    【“Taiwan Host”B&Bs have depth】
    Through the explanations and suggestions provided by the “Taiwan Host”B&Bs' owners, each tourists can gain a deeper understanding of Taiwan's local customs, culture and life. This will help them truly experience Taiwan, like the saying “reading 10,000 books.”
  • Q4.How do consumers know whether a B&B is a “Taiwan Host”B&B?
    First: Find the badge. Remember the“Taiwan Host” badge means the B&B provides clean,
    hygienic, safe, and friendly service.
    Second: Go on the Taiwan hotel website: http://taiwanstay.net.tw/.
    And look under the "“Taiwan Host” special area to see if the B&B is listed on there.
  • Q5.How does a B&B become a “Taiwan Host”?
    To earn a badge as a “Taiwan Host” a B&B must meet these four criteria:
    1. Must be a legally-registered B&B.
    2. Must have undertaken professional guidance and training.
    3. Must be inspected by local authorities and confirmed to not engage in any illegal activities.
    4. Must pass field visits.
    Only after a B&B is confirmed to have met the above criteria and have the right service spirit can it qualify to be a“Taiwan Host”B&B.
  • Q6.How does the Tourism Bureau ensure the quality of “Taiwan Host”B&B?
    The Taiwan Host certification, awarded by the Tourism Bureau, MOTC, is effective for 3 years from the issue date. During the effective period, the Tourism Bureau will re-evaluate businesses from time to time in order to uphold the great reputation of Taiwan Host. Before the certificate expires, businesses must attend an extended training session in order for the certification to remain effective. In the event that extended training does not take place before the certificate expires, the Taiwan Host certificate can not be posted in the business or be used for other commercial purposes. The Tourism Bureau will remain effective in this procedure through the random check method.
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