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Taiwan has a wide range of accommodations including simple family run guest houses, budget hotels, moderately priced hotels and luxurious five star local and international brand names. It also has a variety of hotspring and spa resorts and hotels, farm accommodations, ranches, and theme hotels. Special programs for health and wellness, eco-tourism and wildlife education are available.

Its deluxe 5-star local chains include such names as Howard, Landis, Evergreen, Ambassador, Royal, Sherwood, Splendor, Lees, and Caesar Park. First class local chains include Fullon Hotels (owned by Lih Pao Construction Company), Beauty Hotels, City Suites, Highness Group, Leader Hotels, Leofoo Hotels and Resorts (owned by Leofoo Tourism Group), Pacific Hotels and Resorts, Seasons Hotels, Tango Hotels, Toong Mao Resorts and Hotels and L'Hotel de Chine Group, which owns ChinaTrust Hotels, Palais de Chine, Fleur de Chine, Chateau de Chine and Maison de Chine.

International brands include Hyatt, Regent (owned by Formosa International Hotel Corporation), Accor, Shangri-La, Starwood Hotels and Resorts: Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, W Hotels, Four Points, and Intercontinental Hotels: Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza.

According to the latest Taiwan Tourism Bureau statistics, Taiwan has 2,600 regular hotels, 100 tourist hotels, and 3,000 registered guest homes. 

The Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications has begun a new promotion campaign to find Taiwan's top 10 hotels and guesthouses.

Janice Seh-jen Lai, Director General of the Bureau says, "Great hotel services can touch one's heart much in the same way as beautiful scenery."

Local hotels and guesthouses introduce their facilities through videos, photographs and short messages uploaded to a bureau website. A formula of public voting, click rates and frequency of content linked to other pages will be used to choose the best 100 facilities.

The top 10 will be chosen for creativity, friendliness, meals and tourism activities. Each will receive 50,000 NT (approximately 1,600 USD).