Travel News: Press Releases

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 . . .

Korea’s National Liberation Day – 광복절 (Gwangbokjeol: literally ‘restoration of Light Day’)

Korea’s National Liberation Day – 광복절 (Gwangbokjeol: literally ‘restoration of Light Day’)  On this day Korea in 1945, Korea was liberated from Japan’s 35-year-long colonial rule. The day also marks the establishment of the government of the Republic of Korea in 1948. Learn more about Korea History : http://bit.ly/1njPufh For more information on the history of the Korea’s National liberation day and Continue Reading . . .

‘Celebrate Korea’s Liberation Day!’ Twitter Competition TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terms & Conditions: Terms & Conditions: 1. The prize is non-transferable, non refundable, subject to availability, cannot be exchanged and no cash alternative will be offered. 2. The competition open to any UK resident only and Children and Infants under 12 years old are not eligible to part or enter this competition. 3. Competition closes on 11th August 2014, entries received Continue Reading . . .

KTX High-speed rail connects Korea’s major cities to Incheon Airport

Starting from June 30, 2014, Korail began operation of KTX express trains that directly link to and from Incheon International Airport reducing the trouble of having to transfer. The trains operate between Incheon International Airport and major cities outside of Seoul like Busan, Daejeon and Gwangju. These KTX trains will still make stops in Seoul as trains departing from busan Continue Reading . . .