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[Around the Hotels] Promotions and packages

Children’s package at Westin Chosun SeoulThe Westin Chosun Seoul is offering a children’s package from May 2 to May 6 filled with exciting activities. The Playground Package offers accommodation in ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:24

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Gwangju Royal Ceramic FestGwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, where royal ceramic ware was first created during the Joseon period. Launched in 1998, the fest...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:10

Hilton Busan, opening July, wants to offer secluded getaway

A new Hilton hotel, along with a small village of boutique shops, is currently undergoing construction on a secluded block of land jutting out into the sea in Gijang County.The location is just north ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:06

New ‘art-tainment’ attraction opens in Incheon

Take yourself down to Paradise City -- as the great Axl Rose once said -- and you will find more than green grass and pretty girls; you’ll stumble upon a giant yellow pumpkin in the lobby.It is a scu...

Updated : 2017.04.21 14:59

[Weekender] Travel Bits

Gwangju Royal Ceramic Fest Gwangju Royal Ceramic Festival is held annually in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, where royal ceramic ware was first created during the Joseon period. Launched in 1998, the fes...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:12

THAAD fallout may halve number of inbound Chinese tourists

The icy relationship between Seoul and Beijing over the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in Korea may end up cutting the number of Chinese tourists here by half, a state-run tourism body said Wednesday.Last month, China reportedly issued an order to major travel agencies...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:53

[Eye Plus] Standing atop Seoul

Spring could not have come soon enough. After wintry months of one piece of gloomy news after another, things are starting to look prettier, at least on the surface.Namsan, nestled in the middle of ch...

Updated : 2017.04.07 18:05

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival The Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival will be held in the area of Jeonnong-ro and the entrance of Jeju National University. The peak of the King Cherry Tree blossoms lasts for...

Updated : 2017.04.07 17:00

Luxury hotels offer spring packages that fete cherry blossoms

With the blooming flowers and warm breezes reminding us that spring has arrived, high-end hotels in Seoul located in areas known for cherry blossoms present room packages for guests to enjoy the seaso...

Updated : 2017.04.06 20:27

Korea Tour Card growing popular with foreigners

A smartcard allowing foreign tourists to enjoy various benefits is growing popular, Visit Korea Committee said Tuesday, selling over 20,000 just two months after its release.Launched in late January,...

Updated : 2017.04.04 18:13

[Travel Bits] Festivals, sights around Korea

Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival will be held in the area of Jeonnong-ro and the entrance of Jeju National University. The peak of the King Cherry Tree blossoms lasts for only...

Updated : 2017.03.31 14:27

Korea plans on more ‘Muslim friendly’ restaurants

To woo more Muslim tourists, the Korean government is planning to expand the number of Muslim-friendly restaurants here. Korea Tourism Organization announced that it will expand the number of such res...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:49

[Herald Interview] The meaning of luxury hospitality in the age of Airbnb

MONTREUX -- As travel becomes cheaper and more personalized with the advent of online lodging services like Airbnb, feedback sites like TripAdvisor, and itinerary planners like Google Trip, the notion...

Updated : 2017.03.24 13:32

[Travel Bits] Festivals and sights around Korea

Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival Jeju Cherry Blossom Festival will be held in the area of Jeonnong-ro and the entrance of Jeju National University. The peak of the King Cherry Tree blossoms lasts for only...

Updated : 2017.03.24 13:16

Korea to issue e-visas for Southeast Asians to tackle THAAD fallout

The Korean government on Wednesday announced that it will start issuing electronic visas to Southeast Asian tourists in May, as part of its plan to aid the local tourism industry which has been hit by...

Updated : 2017.03.22 15:05