Archive for the ‘Korea’ Category
Most people would agree there’s nothing better than discovering a freebie on your travels. In Korea you can find many free experiences like free walking tours etc but the latest offer allows tourists to travel to one of Korea’s most popular tourist cities absolutely free.Â An exclusive free shuttle bus for foreign passport holders is operating [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – What will be the world’s most inspiring sporting event of 2013, to be held in just two weeks?Â The week-long 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, which kicks off on 29 January in PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea, will welcome an array of dignitaries, sports legends, celebrities and corporate leaders to witness [...]
A significant makeover has been underway to transform the South Korean metropolis of Seoul into a leading business hub and tourist destination. Now, the city has yet another point of pride â€“ the end of May brought the launch of the worldâ€™s largest floating island on Seoulâ€™s Han River.
Story & Photo By Luc Citrinot, eTN | November, 2010 SEOUL (eTN)- International meeting industry representatives at Korea MICE Expo 2010 looked undeterred by North Koreaâ€™s attack on Yeongpyeong Island located west of the Korean Peninsula. â€œThe violence of the attack and the unfortunate death of civilians were seen here as a surprising move from [...]
TORONTO – South Korea is the Koolest place in Asia right now with a Kool 5,000-year culture; Kool technologies; Kool people; a Kool collection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites; and Kool food.
SEOUL – Cash-strapped North Korea Thursday proposed talks with South Korea about resuming tourism projects which had earned it tens of millions of dollars a year until relations soured. The North’s Asia Pacific Peace Committee, the state agency in charge of cross-border exchanges, suggested a meeting on January 26-27 in a message to South Korea’s [...]
SEOUL – North Korea agreed to restart family reunions and tourism by South Korean citizens at an enclave on the country’s east coast, state media said, in a move that could ease tensions with the South and revive what had been a steady income stream for the impoverished country.
BY LINDA HOHNHOLZ, ETN | JUNE, 2009 Seoul is a modern, lively city that cherishes its heritage. I got this message over and over again, beginning with my ride from Incheon Airport – recently named World’s Best Airport for 2009 – to the Sofitel Ambassador hotel located in the center of the city. As we [...]
BY LINDA HOHNHOLZ, ETN | JUN 09, 2009 The popularity of Korean soap dramas is a global phenomenon, and Seoul’s tourism officials, who had been searching for a new direction, were right on top of this blossoming affection for Korea and made the entertainment industry one of their new products. The love affair with the [...]
BY ANIL MATHUR, ETN INDIA | APR 07, 2009 Indians are heading to South Korea, and the opening of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) office in Delhi in May 2008 has only aided and helped this sentiment. Another factor favoring travel to Seoul by Indians is the appreciation of the Indian rupee against the Korean [...]