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Midsummer night’s getaway at W Seoul-Walkerhill  W Seoul-Walkerhill is offering a signature summer cocktail promotion 2016 W Tiki Night, featuring Polynesian cocktails and an exotic atmosphere at W...

Updated : 2016.06.24 18:04

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Buyeo Seodong Lotus FestivalThe annual Buyeo Seodong Lotus Festival is a celebration of all thing lotus flowers, while highlighting the importance of preserving wild flowers. As part of the festival c...

Updated : 2016.06.24 17:53

Rome makes history shine for visitors

ROME — Buongiorno, my hundreds of fellow tourists crowding the Trevi Fountain on this bright spring day. Doesn’t it look magnificent? Isn’t it grand? Aren’t you happy to be the first high-season t...

Updated : 2016.06.17 11:23

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‘Fun Taipei’ all-inclusive discounted travel package In an effort to promote travel to Taiwan’s bustling capital city of Taipei, Fun Taipei has unveiled is new all-inclusive discounted travel packa...

Updated : 2016.06.17 11:16

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Exotic summer vacation at Imperial Palace Seoul HotelImperial Palace Seoul Hotel presents Midsummer Night Package from July 16 to Aug. 31, presenting a perfect summer vacation at the exotic outdoor sw...

Updated : 2016.06.17 10:17

Nami Island visited by 7% of foreign tourists in Korea

Updated : 2016.06.13 10:20

Osaka remains most popular destination among Korean summer vacationers

Japan's Osaka remained the top overseas destination for South Korean summer vacationers for the second consecutive year in 2016, data released by a local tour agency showed Sunday.Osaka was followed by Bangkok, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the rankings of popular foreign vacation spo...

Updated : 2016.06.12 10:34

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

 American Airlines to reward based on dollars, not miles American Airlines announced it will no longer reward its airlines members with perks based on how many miles they fly, rather with how much p...

Updated : 2016.06.10 17:27

[Weekender] Fun in the sun: Events to brighten up your vacation

Looking for places to go during summer vacation? The Korea Herald has compiled a list of interesting festivals across the peninsula for visitors to see, taste and enjoy the summer fun. Boryeong Mud F...

Updated : 2016.06.10 17:17

1,000 Chinese tourists to visit Seoul to enjoy Korean traditional custom 'Dano'

As many as 1,000 Chinese tourists will visit South Korea's capital city this week to experiences first hand Korea's seasonal customs of "Dano" which falls on Thursday, the Seoul metropolitan government said Wednesday."Dano" is a major Korean traditional festival which falls on the fifth da...

Updated : 2016.06.08 17:20

Jeju tourism body, trail caretaker co-develop walking route in Mongolia

The state-run Jeju Tourism Organization on Wednesday teamed up with the Jeju Olle Foundation, the caretaker of the Olle Trail on South Korea's largest tourist island of Jeju, to jointly develop a walking route in Mongolia, the local tourist body said.Jeju Tourism Organization chief Choi Ka...

Updated : 2016.06.08 17:14

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

Busan Sea FestivalThe annual Busan Sea Festival is gearing up for its 21st year, kicking off this year’s weeklong festivities on Aug. 1. The festival was launched 20 years ago in an effort to promote...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:11

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Beat the summer heat at Sheraton Grande WalkerhillSheraton Grande Walkerhill presents its seasonal bingsu promotion “Frozen Sweet” at the lobby lounge The Pavilion until Sept. 11.The promotion offer...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:08

Beyond Cannery Row: Exploring Monterey, without the crowds

MONTEREY, California -- “So imagine this filled with tables and people, there’s mariachi music from the stage, the wine is flowing,” explained Michael D. Green, a park ranger and enthusiastic tour ...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:05

Japan beats Korea in attracting foreign travelers in 2015

Japan beat South Korea in terms of attracting foreigners in 2015 as more travelers were encouraged to visit the island for shopping amid a cheaper yen and eased tax rules, a report showed Tuesday.  The number of inbound tourists to South Korea had surpassed Japan's until 2014, but the tre...

Updated : 2016.05.31 15:44