Travel News: Press Releases

‘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 . . .

Korea tourism: the 5 Ks

Korean Tourism is launching a new campaign that will highlight five ‘Ks from Korean culture that appeal to travelers: K-Food, K-Wave, K-Spirit, K-Place and K-Style. The Korea Tourism Organization is launching the country’s new tourism brand in partnership with the WTM Buyers’ Club at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry. Through its deal to Continue Reading . . .

Korea Tourism to be a headline act at WTM 2014

World Travel Market 2014 will be Korea Tourism Organisation’s biggest ever in every sense! A new brand slogan “Imagine Your Korea”, confirmed headline sponsor of the “WTM Buyers Club Lounge” and the visit of a new CEO, will create a platform for us to showcase the very best of our destination and strive to reach 15 million visitors to Korea Continue Reading . . .

Teach English in Korea with ‘EPIK & TALK’ teaching programmes

Why not launch your professional teaching career through EPIK! EPIK is a full-time teaching position available in metropolitan and provincial locations, from primary through secondary schools nationwide. Established in 1995 as part of the Ministry of Education’s initiative to enhance the national English education curriculum, EPIK is a rewarding experience for those pursuing a future in teaching English as a Continue Reading . . .

Leading Minds Gather In Daegu for International Meeting on Information Display

Growing stronger every year, the 14th International Meeting on Information Display(IMID 2014) celebrated record-breaking attendance at this year’s international display conference in Daegu, South Korea, August 27 to 29. Widely considered the premiere education and network channel for industry officials, IMID 2014 attracted more than 1,800 participants from 25 countries. IMID is one of the world’s top three display industry conferences, Continue Reading . . .

Dokdo, Korea’s Beautiful Island

Dokdo in the East Sea is Korean territory, geographically and by international law. Japan’s attempts to seize Dokdo deny historical records. Not only has the East Sea designation been in continuous use for over 2,000 years, it is also inappropriate to name a sea after a single country. In this menu, we provide the Korean government’s official positions on Dokdo Continue Reading . . .

17th Incheon Asian Games, Korea – 19th Sept – Oct 4th, 2014

LONDON – August 18, 2014 – 13,000 athletes and officials and about 7,000 media from the 45 OCA member states are expected to attend the 17th Asian Games in Incheon. The event will not only be a chance for athletes to showcase their talents across 36 events, but also the perfect indicator pointing towards who to watch in 2016. Medal winners in Incheon may Continue Reading . . .

Beauty, Gangnam-style: Facial acupuncture in Seoul, South Korea

By Andrea Grant “We’re going to put 30 needles in your face”, the doctor told me as I stared up at him nervously from the table. “Don’t move and try to relax”. “Do you want me to hold your hand?” a friend asked. She had accompanied me into the treatment room, which was decorated in soothing yellows and browns. “Yes!” Continue Reading . . .