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Drama destinations directing visitors to Jeju
Oct 21, 2011
"The island’s windswept coasts, volcanic formations and craggy peaks have served as the setting for fictional romances conjured by dramas and films." Subjicoji (Jeju Tourism Organization)The dramatic scenery on Jeju Island has long inspired romance among Koreans, so it’s n...

UNWTO General Assembly ends successfully in Gyeongju
Oct 18, 2011
The 19th Session of the General Assembly of the UNWTO ended its seven-day schedule in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeongsang Province), on October 14.Nearly 800 people from 125 countries attended the conference, which is known as the world’s largest international conference...

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Culture Ministry invites journalists on a Moonlight Tou...
Oct 13, 2011
On October 12, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism invited dozens of correspondents working in Korea for foreign news outlets on Changdeokgung Palace’s Moonlight Tour. The gathering was aimed at showcasing the unique heritage and briefing media representatives on current ...

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Enjoy the flow of culture, history along the 4 rivers
Oct 12, 2011
In Korea, hiking is a rising trend in tourism. Many people hike along paths in the mountains, through fields, or along the shore. Some people even discover new paths hidden deep in the forest or in the countryside. Among all types of paths, many people head to riverside paths whe...

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F1 tour packages show life in the fast and slow lanes
Oct 11, 2011
Formula One, one of the world’s major sporting events, is bringing the Korean Grand Prix back again. Following last year’s milestone debut, the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, Jeollanamdo (South Jeolla Province) hosts nail-biting races from October 14 to 16. If you haven’...

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Various cultural festivals in October
Oct 10, 2011
In October, various cultural festivals are being held in various places across Korea for people to enjoy and experience Korean culture. There will be about 991 festivals held in Gangneung, Seoul, and many others.2011 Seoul Performing Arts Festival The Seoul Performing Arts Festiv...

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Busan, Jinju, Gimhae attract tourists with festivals th...
Oct 07, 2011
The Cities of Busan, Jinju, and Gimhae in Gyeongsangnamdo (South Gyeongsang Province) are welcoming visitors with various festivals this autumn. Some of the must-see festivals in the region include the Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival, the Busan Jagalchi Festival and the Buncheong ...

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Jeju Island hit...
Oct 06, 2011
Chinese tourists are visiting Jeju Island in record numbers. According to Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, 411,000 Chinese tourists have visited Jeju Island so far this year, as of October 2.This is a huge increase over last year when a total of 406,164 Chinese tourists visi...

Andong welcomes visitors for the Maskdance Festival
Oct 06, 2011
Visitors from all over Korea are flocking to Andong this week for the Andong International Maskdance Festival. Under the slogan "Festival, make me a King!", the festival runs until October 9.Festival-goers are treated to a variety of activities and traditional performances from a...

19th Session of the General Assembly of the UNWTO in Gy...
Oct 04, 2011
The 19th Session of the General Assembly of the UNWTO will be held from October 8 to 14 in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbukdo (North Gyeongsang Province). Around 900 ministers, scholars, and important figures related to tourism from 154 nations are expected to attend the event. The asse...