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Korea Tourism Organization to promote Busan to Nordic market at MATKA and beyond

The London office of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is to attend the upcoming MATKA Nordic Travel Fair from the 16th to 20th of January in Helsinki, Finland. MATKA is the largest travel industry event in Northern Europe, with an annual attendance of more than 50,000 consumers and 20,000 professionals from the travel trade. At this year’s event, KTO’s focus Continue Reading . . .

[Telegraph] Jeju – The original Love Island

Unesco-listed, and billed as South Korea’s answer to Hawaii, Jeju is pure Instagram gold, and home to dramatic volcanic landscapes, underground caves, hiking trails and scenic beaches. Halla Mountain, at 1,940m above sea level, is South Korea’s highest, while the cone of Seongsan Ilchulbong, or “Sunrise Peak”, is particularly spectacular. It is also known for its countless orange trees and Continue Reading . . .

[Eater] Where to eat around the world in 2020

Eating in Gyeongju is its own kind of time travel — here, you can dine like a Silla royal, with recipes passed down over centuries, cooked by chefs specially trained in the formal styles, or eat like a monk, with the clean, vegetable-driven cooking of Korean temple food, prepared and served by Buddhist clergy beneath swooping tile roofs. . . .

[Daily Star] South Korea: Where Technology Rules

From March 30 the southern beach city of Busan will welcome package holidaymakers from the UK with a new Finnair flight which takes about 11 hours – the same time it takes to get to Rio de Janeiro. And when you arrive you might think Korea has cloned the Brazilian city with its golden beaches, luxury hotels, world-class restaurants, trendy Continue Reading . . .

[Condé Nast Traveler] 20 Best Places to Go in 2020

There’s much more to South Korea than the popular tourism destinations of Seoul, Busan, and Jeju Island. Located in the Jeolla region at the southern tip of the peninsula, Mokpo is a big port city that attracts the world’s most in-the-know food lovers, thanks to its fertile lands and easy access to the sea. . . .

[Exhibition World] Building bridges in South Korea

International organisers looking to run an event in South Korea are spoiled for choice. This wealth of exhibition options is the result of the country’s open-door policy to international business, and demonstrates the power of the industry to serve as a catalyst for development. . . .

ABTA selects South Korea as top 12 destination to watch for 2020

ABTA – The Travel Association has launched its Travel Trends 2020 report and has chosen South Korea as one of its top 12 destinations to watch next year. Independently selected by ABTA’s experts, inclusion is based on a range of factors such as those that are tapping into consumer behaviours, major events and celebrations, and areas that are experiencing a Continue Reading . . .

[Louise’s Story] Seoul Neighbourhood Guide: Ewha, Sinchon & Hongdae

[Scroll down to read the Danish version // Rul ned for at læse indlægget på dansk]  Hello and welcome back to the second post about neighbourhoods in Seoul! Today we’ll have a look at the areas near Ewha (이대), Sinchon (신촌), and Hongdae (홍대입구), which are all neighbouring stations on subway line 2. First let’s have a look at Ewha, Continue Reading . . .