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South Korea explores new growth markets

South Korea is looking further afield to boost its inbound tourism figures. In the first seven months of 2018, the country welcomed 5.7 million foreign...

Club Med uncovers Asia-Pacific’s snow hunters

The snow holiday market has seen rapid growth in Asia-Pacific, and continues to be dominated by the higher-income travellers, according to the region's first...

In Gangwon, a tourism sector fuelled by Olympic fire

The recent Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and improving North-South relations have ignited a host of developments for the once-secluded province of Gangwon, reports Pamela Chow

Alipay rolls out paperless tax refunds in South Korea

South Korea will have its first paperless mobile tax refund solution with a partnership between Alipay and Global Tax Free (GTF), a tax refund...

South Korea ups luxury quotient amid greater DMZ interest, marketing efforts

As South Korea forays into the luxury travel market, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) says intensified marketing efforts and special interest tour potential emerging...

Warming North-South ties, Pyeongchang Games raise hopes for Korea tourism

The easing tension between North and South Korea is expected to bolster tourism numbers into both nations, with Vietnam, Canada and Japan leading the...

New Korean tour company offers cute ‘oppas’ for hire

Rather than dream of meeting an oppa in South Korea, you can now hire one as your personal tour guide. Popularised by the K-wave, the term...

South Korea’s Jeolla goes after SE Asians with culture, agritourism

As a lesser-known destination for foreign travellers, South Korea's Jeolla Province wants to leverage its rich cultural and agricultural assets to attract a greater...

South Korea’s tourism woes to persist beyond Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang from February 9 to 25 is unlikely to fix South Korea's tourism troubles, providing only a...

Discover Seoul Pass now with Pyeongchang perks

Seoul Tourism Organization has launched a new limited edition Discover Seoul Pass with Pyeongchang card which grants foreign travellers travel benefits in both Seoul...

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