S. Korea lowers travel alert for Hong Kong

S. Korea lowers travel alert for Hong Kong

South Korea has lowered its travel alert to level 1 for Hong Kong as there are signs of easing tensions – several calls for a caution among all South Korean nationals in or planning to travel to the city-state due to clashes between protesters and police the second level yellow travel alert had been in […]

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S. Korean tourism industry recovering from China’s retaliation over THADD with increasing…

S. Korean tourism industry recovering from China’s retaliation over THADD with increasing…

number of Chinese visitors to Korea surged dramatically in the past 12 months despite Beijing’s defector sanctions against Seoul some experts believe the trend will likely continue mainly due to changes in travel habits and a diplomatic thaw Eagleman provides a deeper analysis tourism by Chinese nationals to South Korea is recovering three years after […]

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S. Korea, Vietnam aim to expand trade volume to US$ 100 bil. by 2020

S. Korea, Vietnam aim to expand trade volume to US$ 100 bil. by 2020

among the countries taking part in this year’s korea-asean commemorative summit is Vietnam one of South Korea’s key economic partners now during president mundane state visit to Hanoi last year the two countries agreed to expand their economic cooperation to reach a trade volume of 100 billion dollars by next year our own song he […]

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S. Korea and Philippines seek to boost cooperation in tourism industry

S. Korea and Philippines seek to boost cooperation in tourism industry

the Philippines one of South Korea’s Court tourism partners saw the manila signed an agreement to boost cooperation and improve traveler safety Kim Magan sat down with a Filipino tourism secretary for the specifics on the plan measures South Korea and the Philippines have agreed to further boost cooperation in the tourism industry on the […]

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Tourist sites in Venice flooded after storms

Tourist sites in Venice flooded after storms

Taurus Watson of Venice are struggling with heavy rain and floods Venice is a tide Fergus office said on Tuesday that the water level peaked at over 1.2 meters in the morning such a high water level is normal for Venice a city surrounded by water but above 1.2 meters report lead causes malfunctions in […]

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Gov’t collecting public recommendations on best Korean tourist spots until Sep. 8

Gov’t collecting public recommendations on best Korean tourist spots until Sep. 8

The government and local tourism authority are receiving public recommendations until September eighth on the country’s best tourist spots. The so-called “star of Korean tourism” has been given to locations over the past nine years to recognize their contributions to the industry, as well as to promote local tourism. There will be just two awards […]

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Tourists turn their back on smog-cloaked New Delhi

Tourists turn their back on smog-cloaked New Delhi

unbearable air pollution in India is not only rising people as health care but risking people’s health there but is also threatening the local economy as tourists are turned their back on one of the country’s most well known cities New Delhi is a hot tourist spot well-known for its historical buildings and structures but […]

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Wolmi Sea Train becomes one of Incheon’s top tourist attraction

Wolmi Sea Train becomes one of Incheon’s top tourist attraction

no tickets for a newly-opened monorail the one mici trainer selling out every day with passengers eager to take the train and visit tourist hotspots on one meadow island the island in incheon west of Seoul has been named one of the top 100 must visit places in the country by the Korea Tourism Organization […]

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Myeongdong and palaces are top places to visit for foreign tourists: Korea Tourist Organization

Myeongdong and palaces are top places to visit for foreign tourists: Korea Tourist Organization

With more and more foreigners coming back to visit Korea again…. what are some of their favorite tourist spots here in Seoul? Seo Bo-bin tells us more. Foreign tourists to Seoul have selected the shopping district of Myeongdong and Seoul’s palaces are their top places to visit in the capital. According to research by the […]

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Myeong-dong most visited place by tourists in Korea

Myeong-dong most visited place by tourists in Korea

A survey of thousands of foreign tourists has found that Myeong-dong, one of Seoul’s main shopping and tourism districts, is the most popular and satisfying tourist destination in Korea. The Korea Culture and Tourism Institute said Tuesday that, out of 12-thousand foreign respondents that traveled to the country last year, almost 60 percent visited Myeong-dong. […]

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