FAQ | World News Media Congress 2021

World News Media Congress 2021

01 Dec 2021 to 03 Dec 2021

World Media Leaders Summit, World Editors Forum, Women in News Summit

FAQ | World News Media Congress 2021


Entry restrictions for travellers

 In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, please check Entry Restrictions for Foreigners to Taiwan

Please inquire the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairsfor entry restrictions or restrictive measures that other countries impose in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

WAN-IFRA will update all registrants frequently on changes, new restrictions or else.


Money back guarantee

Registered attendees who need to cancel due to COVID restrictions in their country, or if they are unable to travel to Taiwan, will receive a full refund of the amount they have paid toward their registration fee.

Visa recommendation letter

WAN-IFRA provides a visa recommendation letter to all registratnts. Please send an email to Ilona Gümperlein (ilona.guemperlein@wan-ifra.org), if you have registered and are in need of a visa recommentation letter. Please forward her your passport details as well. Thank you.

Transportation from the airport

Upon arriving in Taipei-Taoyuan Airport or Kaohsiung Airport, attendees have several transportation options to get to the respective official hotels, from airbus to taxis. The taxi fares are typically approximately NT$1,200 and takes about 50 minutes to the city centre (price may vary depending on the distance of hotel from airport and condition of traffic). To facilitate a smooth transition from the airport to the hotel, attendees may want to arrange an arrival transfer. Our Congress hotel offers transfers from airport (surcharge may apply). For more information, please contact your hotel directly.

Transportation to the Congress venue and back

WAN-IFRA, togehter with UDN, offers a free of charge shuttle bus from the Grand Hyatt hotel to the Nangang Exhibtion Center. The exact timings of the shuttle bus will be published two weeks before the Congress takes place.

International travel

Attendees may need several documentations to travel to Taipei. Detailed information on immigration and visas can be found here. 


World News Media Congress 2021