Travel News: Press Releases

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 . . .

Gokoreatraining.com unveils revamped course on OTT

The Korean Tourism Organisation has relaunched, revamped and upgraded its online training site with OTT. South Korea is one of the trendiest destinations in the world right now and deserves a first class training course for agents to enjoy. We are committed to ensuring all travel agents have the information, tools and expertise to sell the destination confidently. ‘GoKoreaTraining’ provides Continue Reading . . .

Olympic Festival marks 2-year run-up to PyeongChang 2018

  With the Winter Olympics just 2 years away, excitement is building towards this global sporting event to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. To mark the occasion an “Olympic Festival” event will be held around Dano Park, Gangneung-si between the 4th and 6th of February, 2016. The opening ceremony will be a wonderful mix of entertainment upon a specially Continue Reading . . .