At a mountain retreat south of Seoul, some three dozen aspiring pop stars practice synchronized dance moves while singing into bottles of tea they grip in place of microphones. Then they do it again. And again. . . .
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The Seoul station overpass, completed in 1970, used to be an icon of industrial progress for South Korea. But the 1km road bridge has undergone a radical makeover. It reopened in May as a sky garden with more than 23,000 trees, shrubs and plants. Dutch design consultancy MVRDV, which led the transformation, says the park will become an urban plant Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization’s (KTO) London Office is attending the Korean Culture Festival in Stockholm on 12th August. The festival is hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sweden and the KTO London office and other Korean organizations will be attending to help promote Korean culture. The event will attract 20,000 people through a comprehensive programme including Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization launched eight new themed videos as a new tourism promotional campaign on July 25, featuring 8 types of holiday in Korea. The videos range from ‘Signature Korea’, featuring Korea’s main historical highlights to ‘Thriller Korea’ showing some of the unusual and exciting experiences available to visitors. The videos are aimed at different sectors of the market and designed Continue Reading . . .
KTO London launched its brand new GoKorea website The Korea Tourism Organization’s London Office has launched a brand new GoKorea website(www.gokorea.co.uk), which is designed to draw visitors in by offering a more interactive and enjoyable experience. The website offers the latest travel news, suggested itineraries, a list of UK tour operators selling South Korea as well as useful e-books & Continue Reading . . .
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) appointed Jet Set Sports as Global Authorised Ticket Reseller (GATR) for National Paralympic Committees (NPCs), the general public outside South Korea and international clients for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. . . .
The London Korean Festival was held at the National exhibition hall at Olympia London on Saturday 8th July. The festival was a great success with 12,000 visitors and received very positive feedback from the attendees. The festivities included a wide range of Korean culture and arts, tourism, food, the martial art Taekwondo, B-boys and K-pop concert. The Korea Tourism Continue Reading . . .
Korea now ranks in the #1 spot worldwide for global congresses hosted the previous year, according to the most recent International Meetings Statistics Report released by the Union of International Associations (UIA), reflecting the country’s strong growth. Boardroom asked Mr. Kapsoo Kim, Executive Director of the Korea MICE Bureau at Korea Tourism Organization, to explain what makes Korea such a Continue Reading . . .
Event period: 26 June – 30 June 2017 (5 days) Prize: 10 x K-pop concert tickets Ahead of the London Korean Festival, we would like to offer you a chance to win a pair of tickets to see K-pop stars on 8th July! Please check KTO London facebook page for details. The London Korean Festival (11am – 10pm, Saturday 8th Continue Reading . . .
On 8th July, 2017, the ‘London Korean Festival’ will be held in Olympia London. The festival will be a great opportunity to introduce the Korean culture and the forthcoming PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics. The event is divided between daytime activities and an evening programme, which combined will comprehensively introduce Korean culture, art and tourism. The Korea Tourism Organisation is planning to Continue Reading . . .
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