Travel News: Press Releases

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 . . .

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 . . .

‘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 . . .

London embraces ‘PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympic Games’ road show fever

Korea Tourism Organization in collaboration with the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympic Committee brought the PyeongChang2018 Winter Games Road Show to the palatial surroundings of the Four Seasons Hotel London. In the presence of H.E. Mr. Joonkook Hwang, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the UK, the CEO of Korea Tourism Mr. Chang Soo Jung and Mr. Hyung Koo Yeo, Continue Reading . . .

Helsinki embraces ‘PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympic Games’ road show fever

Korea Tourism Organization in collaboration with the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympic Committee brought the PyeongChang2018 Winter Games Road Show to the palatial surroundings of the Vanha Student House. In the presence of the CEO of Korea Tourism Mr. Chang Soo Jung and Mr. Hyung Koo Yeo, Secretary General of the PyeongChang2018 Organising Committee, and a host of guests joined the countdown Continue Reading . . .

Everybody is looking towards South Korea in 2017

South Korea has become a trendsetting and enthralling destination amongst a very savvy travelling public and we are happy that everyone agrees! 2017 is an exciting year for the destination with the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, ‘Visit East Asia’ campaign alongside China and Japan plus the continued promotion of ‘Hallyu’ the contemporary wave of Korean culture all key focuses.   Continue Reading . . .

Shopping Tourism Festival, ‘Korea Grand Sale’ held soon for foreigners

– Participation of companies in many different sectors including airlines, hotels, duty free shops, department stores, cosmetics stores, theme parks, etc. – Special benefits such as a 50% discount from participating companies such as Jeju Air and Shilla Stay – Promotion of winter sports with ski resorts for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Visit Korea Committee(Chairman Samkoo, Park) will hold Continue Reading . . .

Pyeongchang 2018 technology to astound audiences

Imagine being able to see what an Olympic Bobsleigh athlete experiences, as he twists and turns down the course, whilst watching their heart rate rise and fall. Or indeed to get a sense of the elevation, descent and perspective from the point-of-view of a Ski Jumper? And, as a viewer having the ability to watch an event from multiple angles 360 degrees Continue Reading . . .

Enter our ‘Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Quiz Competition’

With just over one year before Korea hosts the ‘Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics’; the Korea Tourism Organisation is already counting down to this global event which will be a key focus for us as we move into 2017. In anticipation of 2018 and to celebrate another fantastic year for the Korea Tourism Organisation we have created a ‘Pyeonchang Winter Olympic Continue Reading . . .

Seoul, South Korea within top ten cities for Lonely Planet’s Best in travel List 2017

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 is the highly anticipated collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead. The bestselling, inspirational travel yearbook from the world’s leading travel authority highlights the top ten countries, cities, regions and best value destinations that Lonely Planet’s experts recommend travellers experience in 2017. We are delighted to announce that Continue Reading . . .