Travel News

‘Visit Korea’ v3.0 App for Travellers’ just got better!

Korean Tourism’s App ‘Visit Korea’ v3.0 is now available. The newly upgraded app has  a new design, a more user-friendly interface and loads of features! These include extended location based services, bookmark function, improved search functions, and now optimized for tablets. Unlike version 2.0, which mainly focused on the accessibility of Korea tourism information on the mobile format, version 3.0 was reorganized Continue Reading . . .

BA to go daily to Seoul in 2014

BA recently announced that their summer 2014 schedule, which starts from March 30, 2014, will see the airline increase their London Heathrow to Seoul Incheon route from six services a week to daily.   This expansion reflects the continued interest of Korea as a cultural tourist destination with numerous UNESCO world heritages and a place to revitalize your health and Continue Reading . . .

Hangeul Exhibition at Incheon Int’l Airport until Sept 30

A Hangeul-themed special exhibition called “Hangeul, Color the World” is currently being held at the Korean Traditional Craft Exhibition Hall located inside Incheon International Airport. The exhibition started on September 25 and will run until September 30, 2013.  The exhibit aims to showcase the excellence and originality of Hangeul in celebration of the upcoming Hangeul Day. On display is the Hunminjeongeum Haeryebon, a Continue Reading . . .

New Gyeognam CVB accelerates promotions drive with new events

The Gyeongnam Convention & Visitors Bureau (GNCVB), established back in 2012, has stepped up efforts to brandish the South Korean province’s industry-hub status and scenic landscapes in order to attract more visitors from Asia-Pacific region. According to the GNCVB marketing manager, bureau will focus its marketing efforts primarily on Asian countries for now whilst Japan, China and Singapore are the Continue Reading . . .

KTO to execute academic Convention-Industry training

Korea MICE Bureau will execute an academic convention-industry training which will be an ample opportunity for the participants to experience first hand the operation of international conventions and its related planning. It will also allow one to gain expertise in the field and help to grow global prospects of the convention industry. The operating system of this project is divided Continue Reading . . .

World Ski Awards Unveils 2013 Finalists and South Korea makes the cut!

World Ski Awards has unveiled the elite resorts and hospitality providers that have been elected as finalists in its inaugural programme. Within the cast of finalists some of ‘South Korea’s’ finest ski resorts and hotels have been nominated. This speaks volumes about the quality of the country’s ski product and reminds everyone that Korea will host the Winter Olympics in Continue Reading . . .

Free transit tours when you fly with Korean & Asiana Airlines

International travellers rarely have the opportunity to enjoy excursions of a capital city for FREE! However, Incheon International Airport is offering FREE transit tours for clients booked on Korean Air & Asiana Airlines and transiting through Incheon International Airport, Seoul. Depending on the clients transfer time there is many opportunities to catch a glimpse of Korean culture and to take away some great Continue Reading . . .

Do you study Korean? Apply for TOPIK(Test of Proficiency in Korean)!!

TOPIK takes place in London, UK twice a year, in April and October 1. Date and Time : 19th October 2013 (Sat) Beginner, Advanced – 09:00~12:30 / Intermediate – 14:00~17:30 2. Venue : SOAS London (School of Oriental and African Studies) 3. Content : – TOPIK (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) * Vocabulary / Grammer / Writing(90min), Listening / Reading(90min) 4. Application Continue Reading . . .

K-Food World Festival

  K-Food World Festival Are go-chu-jang(red chilli paste), soy sauce and sesame oil in your kitchen cupboard? You are qualified to enter K-Food World Festival! The Embassy of Republic of Korea in London is delighted to announce its first ever K-Food World Festival this July as part of a cooking competition organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MBC, a Continue Reading . . .