Development of the ROC tourism industry at the government level began in 1956. In September of 1960, with the approval of the Executive Yuan, a Committee of Tourism was set up within the Ministry of Transportation and Communications; in October of 1966, this Committee was reorganized as the Tourism Council. Finally, on Dec. 29, 1972, the Tourism Bureau was established under the Ministry of Transportation & Communications and responsible for the administration of domestic and international tourism policy making, execution and development.
Creating a friendly and convenient tourism environment ：To promote a friendly tourism environment, the Tourism Bureau is upgrading the “Taiwan Tourist Shuttle” service to scenic spots and the quality of service routes. The bureau also continues to develop the “Taiwan Tour Bus” system, Information Stations, and convenient services for accessible and senior travel.
Boosting travel quality：“Taiwan Pass” is your ticket to smart tourism in Taiwan. The pass is an e-ticket with special deals on food, lodging, recreation, shopping, and travel packages. Users can also enjoy access to an e-commerce platform for online ordering and payment, portable APPs, and time- and location-specific transportation and attraction deals.