Taipei, March 13 (CNA) Taiwan is the 14th best working (working) holiday destination in the world and the third in Asia-Pacific, according to a recent list by Sydney-based accommodation metasearch site HotelsCombined.
The HotelsCombined Work Index ranked 111 countries and regions as working holiday destinations using 22 different factors divided into six different categories such as health and safety conditions, local prices, social opportunities, remote work and weather.
Taiwan ranked 14th in the world with a score of 80 on a 100-point scale, which was also the third-best in the Asia-Pacific region after Japan and Sri Lanka.
Taiwan scored particularly high on commodity prices, health and safety, HotelsCombined said.
The other 10 countries for jobs in the Asia-Pacific region are Thailand, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and New Zealand, with South Korea coming in 11th.
The top 10 countries in the world on the list are Portugal, Spain, Romania, Mauritius, Japan, Malta, Costa Rica, Panama, Czech Republic and Germany.
According to HotelCombined, working during the holidays has opened up many opportunities for tourism and can help shape the future lifestyle of work and travel.
Based on its high ranking, Taiwan could eventually become one of the best places for international travelers or temporary residents in the post-COVID-19 pandemic era, the hotel search engine said in a statement. .
Jobs are growing in popularity as some travel industry operators are offering jobs to people who are tired of using their home as an office for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to HotelCombined.