Travel News: Press Releases

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 . . .

Gimje Horizon Festival a key event for Korea

Celebrating its 17th anniversary this year, the Gimje Horizon Festival has been designated as one of Korea’s key festivals for a third consecutive year.Festivities take place around Byeokgolje Reservoir, Gimje from October 7 to 11, located in Jeollabuk-do at the heart of the Honam Plains.   The Gimje Horizon Festival is held each autumn and is both a celebration and Continue Reading . . .

“Write your name in Korea” campaign

  Ever wanted to have your name engraved on a special road, just like the names of famous movie stars on the walk of fame in Hollywood? We introduce you to this new and unique initiative organized by the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO), which could see your name forever engraved on ‘Sang sang Gil’ (Imagination Road) and there are 23,000 Continue Reading . . .

Family Festival in Trafalgar Square – ‘London Korean Festival’ 9 Aug 2015 12.00 – 20.00

    **K-Music – Leading K-Pop group f(x) & Rock bands **K-Dance – Break Dancing Battles with World Champion B-boy crews **K-Tradition – Gilnori traditional, instrumental & contemporary dance performances **K-Cuisine – Live cooking demonstration by Chef Judy Joo, Head Chef Joo Won of ‘Galvin at Windows’ & Korean Street Foods **K-Contents – Animation screenings, gaming & technology demonstrations, fashion Continue Reading . . .

Korean culture wave to takeover Trafalgar Square – 9th August

LONDON 4 June, 2015 – The organizers* of “The London Korean Festival at Trafalgar Square – Imagine your Korea” invite everyone to the biggest FREE Korean cultural party ever hosted in the UK. The event will celebrate the vibrancy of this Asian powerhouse and the strong ties between Korea and the UK.  The FREE one-day festival, under the gaze of Admiral Continue Reading . . .