Travel News: Press Releases

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 . . .

Blockbuster movie ‘Age of Ultron’ filmed in Korea

Blockbuster movie ‘Age of Ultron’ filmed in Korea The latest Avengers film from Marvel, ‘Age of Ultron’ was largely shot in Korea. To celebrate the Korea Tourism Organisation commissioned a special commercial to be shown in theatres when the film releases this summer. Follow the link to our YouTube channel for a sneak preview.   . . .

Video Advertisement on Korea Coming to 4DX Theaters

In order to boost the number of foreign visitors to Korea and to expand awareness of the 4DX movie experience, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and CJ 4DPLEX will air a new video advertisement on Korea in 4DX theaters around the world. KTO and CJ signed an MoU on January 20 to convert the recently produced video advertisement into 4DX format, and to screen Continue Reading . . .

‘K-Performance’ One-stop Platform for Korean Performance Tourism Launched

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) announced ‘K-Performance’, a real-time reservation platform for Korean performances. ‘K-Performance’ short for ‘Korea’s Performances,’ is also the name of the real-time reservation website offered by the Korea Tourism Organization. The website provides up-to-date information on performances including reservations and seat assignment. Features of ‘K-Performance’ Wide range of information on performances like non-verbal shows, musicals concerts, Continue Reading . . .

Korea offers the world’s best hotel WiFi

Korea is the most wired country on earth and continues to live up to its reputation as the home to the most advanced technology on the planet. It has the fastest average broadband speed at 22.1 mbps which is nearly twice as much as their nearest rival Japan who comes in at 13.3 mbps coupled with the fastest 4G network Continue Reading . . .

‘K-Performance’ One-stop Platform for Korean Performance Tourism Launched

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) announced ‘K-Performance’, a real-time reservation platform for Korean performances. ‘K-Performance’ short for ‘Korea’s Performances,’ is also the name of the real-time reservation website offered by the Korea Tourism Organization. The website provides up-to-date information on performances including reservations and seat assignment. Features of ‘K-Performance’ Wide range of information on performances like non-verbal shows, musicals concerts, Continue Reading . . .

KTO Publishes Guide Book on Muslim Friendly Restaurant in Korea

The Korea Tourism Organization said on December 17 that it has introduced a “Muslim friendly restaurant rating scheme” on an experimental basis and published an accompanying guild book in English. In the book, a total of 118 restaurants located across the country, as well as 36 Korean menus, is listed according to the degree of friendliness. It also contains testimonies Continue Reading . . .

Winter Festivals in Korea

In Korea, the choice of annual festivals is quite mind boggling, with every type of style and variety. Starting in December, the country begins with the winter festivals, in areas known for natural beauty, good quality snow and ice and a party atmosphere. Here are some of the winter festivals you can take part in across the country. It is Continue Reading . . .