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[The Guardian] Five highline parks created from abandoned transport routes

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 . . .

Korean culture wave across Scandinavia

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 . . .

8 faces of Korea, 8 types of trip

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 . . .

Enjoy Your Trip to Korea from Wherever You Are!

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 . . .

[IPC] IPC appoints ticket reseller for PyeongChang 2018

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. . . .

K-pop hit London – everything from Korean food to 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

  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 . . .

[Boardroom] Korea and Associations: A Love Story ?

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 . . .

‘LONDON KOREAN FESTIVAL in Olympia London’ 8 July 2017 11.00 – 22.00

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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