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IT C&M 2014 at the Shanghai SWECC

  TIT C&M 2014 was held from April 15 – 17 at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center with over 332 companies taking a part in the Expo. The Korea Tourism Organization jointly participated with 17 other agencies.   The Korea Advertisement booth was tastefully decorated with spring flowers and images from the recent tv hit series, “My Love From Continue Reading . . .

City Life: Seoul

Seoul’s transformation from a traditional enclave to a high-tech city is almost complete, yet life here remains communal, revolving around blow-out meals and a market culture that has barely changed in centuries . . .

“Taekwondowon” – Not Just a Park but the Global Home of Taekwondo

On the 24th April 2014, “Taekwondowon” will officially open and welcome the world Taekwondo community and sports lovers from around the world to a facility that is being positioned as a modern world heritage. We are delighted to be able to invite a small delegation of GB Taekwondo VIPs to the opening ceremony, one of whom is Master Adrian Tranter, Continue Reading . . .

South Korean government, moving forward on regional MICE industry strategy

South Korean government, moving forward on regional MICE industry strategy to raise competitiveness and balance industry growth….   Fostering business promotion on region-specialized convention began in 2012   The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization has been fostering a region-specialized convention since 2012 as certified business to raise competitiveness and balance industry growth in the Continue Reading . . .

Korea MICE Bureau launches new website for MICE planners

The Korea MICE Bureau at the Korea Tourism Organization has launched their new website. The site has been refurbished with detailed introduction of major MICE cities, localized activities, unique venues, infrastructure merits as well as accommodation and general tourist information. There are case studies and testimonials for reference as well as toolkits which are available for download. There are also more Continue Reading . . .

Download Korea’s new ‘Unexpected Adventures’ brochure

Part of the appeal of Korea is the many opportunities for visitors to engage with our destination, to try something new, unexpected and inspirational; our ‘Unexpected Adventures – Explore Korea’ brochure showcases exactly that, offering a wide and varied range of exciting activities.   Created specifically with the consumer and travel trade in mind, the brochure has been compiled to Continue Reading . . .

Inspired Meetings with traditional Korean Tea at CONFEX 2014!

Korea Tourism Organisation’s MICE Bureau will be exhibiting on stand E69 at International CONFEX 2014 which begins on the 12th March 2014 at Olympia, London. We invite delegates to join us to sample traditional Korean Tea, whilst we inspire you to hold your next event in Korea! Korea is also offering everyone at Confex a chance to win a Korean Tea Set when they drop by. Korea’s MICE Continue Reading . . .

Gangwon Convention and Visitors Bureau is now opened

An exclusive organization dealing with MICE Industry in Gangwon province is newly established. Gangwon provincial government had a opening ceremony of Gangwon Convention and Visitors Bureau at Gangwon Development Research Institute on February 18. The bureau will provide support in attracting and hosting various international meetings for the promotion of Gangwon province. Gangwon Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit Continue Reading . . .

KINTEX signed a MOU with MCI Group

KINTEX signed a MOU with MCI Group’s Korea Office on February 12. MCI Group, which is headquartered in Switzerland, is the world’s largest convention organizing corporations that organizes average of 2,500 international events per year throughout the world. According to MOU, KINTEX and MCI Group will cooperate to attract and co-host middle to large-scale international events. KINTEX and MCI Group Continue Reading . . .