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Five must-visit places for family travelers in May
May 12, 2011
May is among the most beautiful times of the year in Korea. The lovely weather is perfect for friends, families and couples to head out for a weekend getaway, and the Korea Tourism Organization has stepped in to help people choose the best trip with their list of the top five May...

Jeju Island recruits foreign student ambassadors
May 06, 2011
Photo courtesy of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province)A welcoming ceremony was held for “student ambassadors” on May 6 at Jeju Welcome Center.Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the Jeju Tourism Organization have recruited international students studying on the island to ac...

Enjoy spring sledding
May 04, 2011
Yongpyong Ski Resort in Gangwon Province will open a sledding hill from May 5 to 8 for special occasions and for families to enjoy their spring holidays. (Photo: Yonhap News)By Jessica Seoyoung Staff Writer

Star of Korean Tourism 2011
May 03, 2011
Star of Korean Tourism 2011, an online voting forum for awards in promoting Korean tourism,  opened on April 29.The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism accepted a total of 10,307 candidates in 12 sections.  The candidates were screened by tourism experts, and those ...


Ulleungdo, Dokdo, added to ecotourism list
Apr 22, 2011
Ulleungdo and Dokdo, Korea’s two easternmost islands, have been added to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Environment’s top ten list of ecotourism sites.Ulleung County reported on April 18 that the Korean government added the two islands to the list...

Filled with flowers
Apr 22, 2011
A path at Hwasancheon in Boryeong, South Chungcheong Province, is filled with colorful spring flowers, including cherry blossoms and forsythia, creating beautiful scenery. (Yonhap News)By Yoon Staff Writer

World's longest maze opens on Jeju Island
Apr 14, 2011
Jeju Island, one of Korea's top tourist destinations, will have a new attraction in "Maze Land" labyrinth park. Opening on April 14, this 49,000-square-meter park contains the longest labyrinth in the world. (Photo: Yonhap News)Jeju Island has been competing to be listed in the N...

Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream
Apr 11, 2011
The Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dream is the world's biggest fountain, with a diameter of 60 meters and capeable of creating jets of water 55 meters high.  It is located at Dadaepo Beach in Busan.

Ulsan rising as center of industry and tourism
Apr 04, 2011
Ulsan, Korea's seventh largest city, is rising as a center of tourism in both the industrial and cultural sectors.Located about 300 kilometers south of Seoul, the city is aiming to win more popularity and attract more tourists. Night view of a plant in Ulsan (courtesy of...

Korea's largest blossom festival begins
Apr 04, 2011
Korea's biggest blossom festival, the Jinhae Gunhangje, started on April 1, coinciding with the blossoming of the cherry trees.(Photo: Yonhap News)