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[Travel Magazine] Travel Guide: What is there to see and do in Busan, South Korea

South Korea’s second city is often overlooked by western travellers in favour of Seoul, the ultra-modern capital in the north of the country, but it really should be firmly on the radar of those looking for somewhere warm and cultural to explore. What makes Busan a beacon of light in South Korea is its world-famous fireworks festival (forgive the pun!) that attracts spectators Continue Reading . . .

[Telegraph] 10 beautiful hanok hotels to get an authentic experience of South Korea

South Korea may be known for its technological advances and readiness to embrace the future, but the country is also home to the amazing cultural treasure of the hanok. These traditional houses date back to the 14th century and were originally created as residences for noble clans. Their beautiful architectural features – flying eaves, exposed wooden beams, calming gardens – Continue Reading . . .

[Nat Geo Traveller] Bulgogi vs bibimbap: what to eat in South Korea

Eating out in Korea is as much about the experience as the flavour, whether you’re grilling your own dinner in a barbecue restaurant or slurping noodles at a bustling street food market. As for what to order — you’re spoiled for choice, but one thing that’s non-negotiable is kimchi. This spicy fermented veg is served with practically every meal, and Continue Reading . . .

Korea Tourism Organization to promote Korea to European tourists at WTM London

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) will participate in the World Travel Market (WTM) London from the 5th to 7th of November at ExCeL, promoting travel to Korea with a focus on peace-themed tourism products such as tours of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ). WTM London, held annually at the end of the year, is one of the world’s three major tourism Continue Reading . . .

New and improved Visit Korea online training course launched

The London office of the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) has released a new and improved online training site with OTT. 2018 has seen Korea enjoy international success, from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to considerable political developments on the peninsula, making now the perfect time to upgrade and relaunch the information available to travel agents. KTO is committed to providing the Continue Reading . . .

KTO to promote Korea’s winter sports at Ski and Snowboard Festival 2018

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) London office will be attending the 2018 Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Festival to promote winter sports travel to South Korea. This will be KTO’s first time at the event, which offers visitors the chance to enjoy a wide range of experiences including ice skating, skiing, and dog sledding, plus food and live entertainment. Athletes from Continue Reading . . .

KTO launches central London campaign to promote tourism to Korea

The London office of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has today launched an advertising campaign to promote Korean tourism at several major locations across London. The campaign, running for five weeks from the 22nd of October, will introduce members of the public to Korea via digital screens at seven central train stations including Waterloo and Victoria, as well as 19 Continue Reading . . .