Travelscope’s Penghu episode nominated for four Emmys

An episode of US TV program Travelscope entitled Taiwan's Penghu Islands has been nominated for four Emmy awards. The program was broadcast on Public Broadcasting System in the US. It highlights the Penghu Archipelago, a chain of 64 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait.

The episode was nominated for Best Adventure Program, Best Food and Lifestyle Travel Program, Best Host, and Best Photography.

Program host Joseph Rosendo said that the fireworks show he saw while in the islands was like a celebration of Taiwan's rich culture. He said Taiwan is full of charm and surprises and that the people were very warm and friendly.

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau says it believes the program will help attract people to visit Taiwan. The bureau says it looks forward to more opportunities to work with PBS in the future.

Source: Radio Taiwan International