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Vietnam falling short of Japanese and Korean guides for tourists

The number of Japanese and Korean tourists have increased in Vietnam. According to the HCMC statistics 150 Japanese and 12 Korean speaking tour guides  certified late last year year. Considering the growing number of Japanese and Korean visitors more than …

Korean Tourism holds Christmas party with all Facebook fans in Sydney

The Korean Tourism Organisation Sydney is holding an end of year party next Wednesday evening for all their Facebook followers to thank them for their support- and it’s all free of charge! You just need to be a follower of …

South Korea is the new tourism interest of Sri Lanka

Dr Rohantha Athukorala Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau remarked that South Korea is ranked as one of Asia’s ‘economic tigers’.  With per capita GDP rising to around US$23,000 which has made international travel possible for a large numbers of …

Korean Air to feature Australia in its brand campaign

Australia will feature exclusively in Korean Air’s brand campaign ‘On-Air’ supported by a multifaceted promotion led by Tourism Australia. The campaign will target a growth of 20 per cent in bookings from South Korea in the lead up to Christmas. …

Korean-language audio guide launched by Korean Air in Paris

Korean Air’s Chairman Yang Ho Cho and the Musée d’Orsay’s President Guy Cogeval, along with VIP guests from the cultural, economic and sports worlds, gathered at the famous Musée d’Orsay in Paris, to celebrate the launch of the museum’s first-ever …

  • Vietnam falling short of Japanese and Korean guides for tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    The number of Japanese and Korean tourists have increased in Vietnam. According to the HCMC statistics 150 Japanese and 12 Korean speaking tour guides  certified late last year year. Considering the growing number of Japanese and Korean visitors more than …

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  • Korean Tourism holds Christmas party with all Facebook fans in Sydney

    Published on : Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    The Korean Tourism Organisation Sydney is holding an end of year party next Wednesday evening for all their Facebook followers to thank them for their support- and it’s all free of charge! You just need to be a follower of …

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  • South Korea is the new tourism interest of Sri Lanka

    Published on : Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Dr Rohantha Athukorala Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau remarked that South Korea is ranked as one of Asia’s ‘economic tigers’.  With per capita GDP rising to around US$23,000 which has made international travel possible for a large numbers of …

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  • Korean Air to feature Australia in its brand campaign

    Published on : Wednesday, September 23, 2015

    Australia will feature exclusively in Korean Air’s brand campaign ‘On-Air’ supported by a multifaceted promotion led by Tourism Australia. The campaign will target a growth of 20 per cent in bookings from South Korea in the lead up to Christmas. …

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  • Korean-language audio guide launched by Korean Air in Paris

    Published on : Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    Korean Air’s Chairman Yang Ho Cho and the Musée d’Orsay’s President Guy Cogeval, along with VIP guests from the cultural, economic and sports worlds, gathered at the famous Musée d’Orsay in Paris, to celebrate the launch of the museum’s first-ever …

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  • South Korea’s six Preferred hotels offer “Seoul Searching” adventures

    Published on : Thursday, September 3, 2015

    Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 650 distinctive properties across 85 countries, offers travelers attractive savings at six unique hotels across South Korea when they extend their stay for a “Seoul Searching” adventure …

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  • Korea business tourism remains unaffected as MERS cases subsides

    Published on : Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Korea’s international business events calendar has been largely unaffected by the recent MERS outbreak, which is now subsiding, says the Korea Tourism Organization. According to the KTO, no major international congresses scheduled for 2015 have been canceled, while events such …

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  • Korea’s IIAC to ‘Inspire’ more tourism for the country

    Published on : Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Here’s something to amuse and ’Inspire’ the tech savvy travellers who thrive in digital games. The US-based Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MGTA) has entered into a deal with Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) who is building a gateway entertainment city ‘Inspire’, …

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  • MERS outbreak divert Chinese tourists to Japan

    Published on : Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Southeast Asian tourists are turning away from South Korea due to the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Tourists from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong prefer Japan over South Korea in the given situation.   Owing to the …

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  • Tourism hit as South Korea suffers from MERS threat

    Published on : Wednesday, June 3, 2015

    Two have died in South Korea and at least 25 have been infected with the deadly MERS-CoV in South Korea. The Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirusis is spreading rapidly in the South Korean region according to the European Centre for …

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  • Korean Air set to support Typhoon-struck Philippines

    Published on : Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    As part of the long-term Home Building Program, Korean Air is partnering again with Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) to build shelters and offer immediate assistance for local communities in northern Cebu Province who are victims of Typhoon Hagupit, occurred …

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  • China to build international tourism zone with Russia and North Korea

    Published on : Saturday, February 14, 2015

    A new international tourism zone is soon to come up in the north eastern border of China sharing area with Russia and North Korea.   A blue print will be drawn this year for the Tumen River Delta international where …

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  • Central Seoul gives tourists a chance to harvest their own strawberries

    Published on : Saturday, January 31, 2015

    If you are travelling to Central Seoul, be sure to taste the ripe strawberries near the city Hall. The best way to get there is by availing the huge tour buses that carry overseas tourists to this deliciously mouthwatering destination …

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  • Korea, Busan planning to redesign its tourism service

    Published on : Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    The second largest metropolitan city in Korea, Busan-si is planning to redesign its tourism service with “Busan Pass” beginning December 23, 2014. Previously, the Korean Pass Busan Card was available in 2011, which ran under the supervision of the Busan …

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  • Seoul city buses to look bright and cheerful with Pucca characters

    Published on : Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Inspired by a Chinese girl in chipao (Chinese traditional dress), Pucca, the animated character, has received a lot of love beginning from the early 2000’s. Considering her popularity, the Seoul city government signed an agreement with Vooz (creator of Pucca) …

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