I must admit, of all tasks I had to complete before coming to Seoul, choosing the right school was the most difficult one. The course offer in Seoul is huge! After careful research and with the help of my Korean friends, I finally opted for a small private school located in Apgujeong. Price, flexibility and the size of the school Continue Reading . . .
Few people realise that South Korea is one of the most bike-friendly countries in the world. More than 1,500 miles of dedicated paved paths network the country through stunning vistas, including Unesco World Heritage sites and Buddhist temples. . . .
The London office of the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) is running a competition to promote travel to Korea on its website, with a variety of exciting prizes on offer. One lucky winner will receive flights for two and a 3-night hotel stay, while other prizes include a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Korean tea sets, and Korea tourist products. Open to residents Continue Reading . . .
Tell us why you want to#VisitKorea and you could win two return flights and a 3-night stay in Korea! Let us know why you want to #VisitKorea on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for your chance to win a return flight to Korea and a 3-night stay in Korea! — COMPETITION PERIOD — 29th May – 29th June 2018 — Continue Reading . . .
South Korean boy band BTS have become the first K-pop artists to reach number one on the US album charts. The K-pop superstars are part of the so-called Korean Wave, the global rise of Korean music, drama and film. Known for their meticulously choreographed dance style and boyish good looks, the seven-member group is one of the country’s best selling Continue Reading . . .
South Korea’s bustling capital city is crammed with gleaming skyscrapers, packed with lower-slung commercial and residential developments, and woven with a network of multi-lane, gridlocked roadways. Yet amid all these trappings of urbanisation, hovering above a jumble of railroad tracks, curves a spectacular, half mile-long park that has totally revitalised a derelict streetscape. This is Seoullo 7017 Skygarden, a €60m (£52m) project Continue Reading . . .
Passengers arriving at Seoul’s Incheon airport (number two on this year’s best airports list) for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in February were among the first to try out the airport’s state-of-the-art new Terminal 2, opened only weeks before. As well as adding much-needed capacity to the country’s main international gateway, developers designed the building around passenger needs by Continue Reading . . .
Korea Tourism Organisation and Incheon Airport to host event promoting transit and stopover tours in Korea
The London Office of the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO), in conjunction with Incheon Airport, is hosting a special event to promote transit and stopover tours in Korea to the UK travel trade. For those travelling from Europe, Incheon Airport is a gateway to many destinations in Asia and beyond, making Korea an ideal location for transit or an extended stopover. Continue Reading . . .
The Korea Tourism Organization London office is looking for temporary staff to support our Korea Stopover event. We are seeking passionate individuals to join us for the event. The role will require flexibility but mostly you will need to be able to offer excellent customer service. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a similar environment, and some Continue Reading . . .
Following the success of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Korea will continue to show its strength as a destination for international conferences. The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) is holding a special tour to introduce Korea as a conference destination. The tour has already shared the country’s MICE opportunities to audiences in Austria, Belgium, and the United States, and London is next. Continue Reading . . .