Travel News: Press Releases

Korea’s Festival Fun for Summer!

From June to August Korea has some fabulous festivals across all of the summer months. This is the season for fun with all your family and friends; Korea has many diverse options to experience and keep everyone occupied. Whichever part of Korea you visit, you can be pretty sure that there will be some event or festival to enjoy. Maybe Continue Reading . . .

Enjoy Korean History Experience at Historical Sites

Enjoy Korean History Experience at Historical Sites Photo: Reenactment of watch guards ceremony at Sungnyemun Gate (left) / Gungnamji Pond (right) Want to learn more about Korean history? How about a Korean history experience at the historical sites? The ‘Reenactment of Watch Guards Ceremony’ event held at National Treasure No.1, Sungnyemun Gate, is finally resuming since its damage from a Continue Reading . . .

High Ambitions for Alpine Glory

High Ambitions for Alpine Glory South Korea is not yet a top of mind winter sports destination, but industry members hope that the 2018 Winter Olympics will showcase the country’s finess in this area.   Source: TTG MICE Magazine, May 2016 edition, page 23. . . .

Actor Song Joong-ki from ‘Descendants of the Sun’ New face of Korean Tourism for 2016!

Actor Song Joong-ki from ‘Descendants of the Sun’  New face of Korean Tourism for 2016! Captain Yoo Si-jin is officially the Korean Tourism Honorary Ambassador for 2016, and will be carrying out TV commercials and various Korean tourism promotional activities. Lead actor Song Joong-ki from the latest Korean drama ‘Descendants of the Sun’ has been appointed to be the Korea Continue Reading . . .

Travel Korea’s Regional Attractions with K-Travel Bus!

50% Discount for 3 Weeks Period from Last week of April to 2nd Week of May – In celebration of Chinese Labour Day and Japanese Golden Week Holiday, Visit Korea Committee is offering a 50% discount for the K-Travel Bus Tour. The K-Travel Bus is an overnight bus tour programme exclusively for foreigners connecting Seoul to regions across the country. Continue Reading . . .

Big Korea Presence at IMEX Ahead of Mega Int’l Events across the Nation

Big Korea Presence at IMEX Ahead of Mega Int’l Events across the Nation Korea’s return to IMEX Frankfurt this year precedes several prominent international congresses taking place over the next few months; most notably May’s 2016 Rotary International Convention. The high-profile event is one of many benefiting from various services and support provided by the Korea MICE Bureau (KMB), which Continue Reading . . .

“Hallyu” – Korea’s wave of cultural content to flourish at CEL centre

“Hallyu” – Korea’s wave of cultural content to flourish at CEL centre   K-Style Hub – Hansik experience in CEL center “The Culture Creation and Convergence Belt” (CEL Center) opened in 2015, and is the core driving force behind Korea’s growing cultural content industry. The name of this belt, CEL stands for Creative Economy Leader and/or Cultural Enrichment Leader and Continue Reading . . .

Korea ‘springs’ into action to welcome several mega international events across the nation

Several prominent international congresses are about to take place in South Korea over the next few months; most notably is the upcoming 2016 Rotary International Convention. 50,000 participants to gather in Gyeonggi for 2016 Rotary International Convention Set to take place from May 28 – June 1 at KINTEX, Gyeonggi Province, the 2016 Rotary International Convention is expected to draw Continue Reading . . .

Travel Easy by Metro: 50 Essential Tourist Attractions are within 10 minutes’ walk from Metro Station

Korea is quite rightfully proud of its amazing metro system that serves Seoul, Gyeonggi, Incheon, Busan, Daegu and Gwangju. Not only is the Metro system fast and safe, but there are no less than 50 Essential Tourist Attractions within 10 minutes’ walk from metro stations. All you need is a metro ticket to travel around Seoul and other regions in Continue Reading . . .

S. Korea Develops Integrated Resort at Incheon Int’l Airport

S. Korea Develops Integrated Resort at Incheon Int’l Airport First-of-Its-Kind Integrated Hotel-Casino Resort Expected to be Developed on 800-Acre Plot on IIAC’s Campus and Feature World-Class Entertainment and Hospitality Attractions The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (“MTGA” or the “Authority”) operator of Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Sun Pocono and Resorts Casino Hotel, and Incheon International Airport Corporation (“IIAC”) announced that they have Continue Reading . . .