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Korea Launches New Marketing Campaign for Korea Unique Venues 2021 2021-07-22 Korea MICE Bureau launches a new marketing campaign for Korea Unique Venues, including a set of promotional videos and SNS contents.

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Korea Prepares to Resume Tourism with New International Travel Expo 2021-06-14 Korea will debut a brand new comprehensive travel expo, Korea International Travel Expo (KITE 2021), combining four Korea tourism events under MICE, Korea Travel, Luxury Travel and Medical Wellness sectors this coming June 29 – July 13, 2021.

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Opening of EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall in Daegu 2021-05-20 Daegu City held the Opening Ceremony of EXCO’s 2nd Exhibition Hall (East Wing) on April 28th at the plaza in front of the new exhibition hall.

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Korea Welcomes New Convention Center in Ulsan Metropolitan City 2021-04-23 Korea is set to unveil its newest convention center, Ulsan Exhibition and Convention Center (UECO) on April 29, 2021. UECO will be the 17th convention center in Korea, anticipated to turn the Southeastern Metropolitan City of Ulsan into the next hub for the Korean MICE industry.

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New Cultural Complex Opens in Seoul’s Yeouido District 2021-03-18 A new cultural complex, Parc.1, has opened in Seoul’s Yeouido district, combining business, shopping and leisure in one stop, with the opening of two high-rise office buildings, luxury hotel Fairmont Ambassador Seoul, and The Hyundai Seoul, a new concept shopping center.

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New Aquarium Marks Completion of Suwon MICE Complex 2021-02-15 The opening of a new aquarium, 'Aqua Planet Gwanggyo', completes the Suwon MICE Complex in Gyeonggi Province.

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Plans Underway for First Convention Center in Gangwon Province 2021-01-27 Plans are underway for the construction of a new international convention center in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, the first international convention center in the province.

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Korea MICE Bureau Introduces New Support for International Conventions 2020-11-26 In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), released an updated COVID-19 support program for International Conventions to provide extra assistance to groups affected by the pandemic.

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698 Industry Event Highlights: Korea International Travel Expo 2021 2021-07-29 Hit:9
697 Press Release Korea Launches New Marketing Campaign for Korea Unique Venues 2021 2021-07-22 Hit:34
696 Travel Quarantine Exemption for Fully Vaccinated Visitors Starting July 1 2021-07-22 Hit:20
695 Travel Social Distancing Level Adjustments Starting July 1 2021-06-28 Hit:31
694 Industry Korea MICE Expo - Pre and Post-COVID-19 2021-06-28 Hit:43
693 Press Release Korea Prepares to Resume Tourism with New International Travel Expo 2021-06-14 Hit:37

Korea Prepares to Resume Tourism with New International Travel Expo

 

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Korea will debut a brand new comprehensive travel expo, Korea International Travel Expo <https://www.kite2021.com> (KITE 2021), combining four Korea tourism events under MICE, Korea Travel, Luxury Travel and Medical Wellness sectors this coming June 29 – July 13, 2021. The hybrid event kicks-off on June 29th with an Opening Ceremony held at the Gateway to Korea - Paradise City Hotel, Incheon, sending out a message of hope for the resumption of international tourism.

 

Presenting itself as a new ‘One-stop Travel Expo’, KITE 2021 will provide an overview of Korea tourism in preparation for the restart of inbound tourism. Attending delegates can expect to discover the latest information on Korea tourism in the four sectors, engage in 1:1 video business consultation with Korean sellers through a new online platform, and gain insight into post-Covid-19 tourism in Korea through various conference programs.  

 

The Opening Ceremony, to be held offline at Paradise City Hotel, Incheon, with live online streaming available for overseas attendees, will highlight Korea’s Night Tourism contents with a full line-up of programs including keynote speeches by speakers Burkhard Kieker (CEO of Berlin Tourism and Congress), Chang Chee Pey (Assistant Chief Executive of Singapore Tourism Board) and British actress Joanna Lumley. Chang Chee Pey and Joanna Lumley will join via hologram from Singapore and London to discuss strategies for the resumption and revitalization of international tourism post-Covid-19. Additional programs include a special longboard performance by Korean longboarder Ko Hyojoo, plus a nighttime drone show at Songdo Central Park to end the night.

 

Over a period of two weeks, KITE 2021 will provide a virtual gathering space for 1,500 Domestic and Overseas Buyers and thousands of visitors to network and connect with local service providers, including RTOs, CVBs, travel agencies, hotels, luxury travel companies, convention centers, medical institutions and more.

 

The event kicks-off with the Korea MICE Expo from June 29 – July 2, with a MICE Roadshow, RTO/CVB Showcase, and Meeting Technology Pitching. The event continues with the Korea Travel Mart from July 5 – 7, where delegates can expect to find special discounts of virtual Korea travel products, early bird flight tickets to Korea, plus a live travel talk show with a K-pop star, and online Fam Tour for overseas buyers.

 

The Korea Luxury Travel Mart will take place from July 8 – 9, with a Luxury Tourism Conference and a virtual Fam Tour showcasing luxury tourism facilities and contents. The expo will conclude with the Korea Medical Wellness Tourism Fair from July 12 – 13, with a Medical Wellness Tourism Conference, virtual wellness experience program, and medical consultations for overseas delegates.

 

The Korea Tourism Organization invites industry professionals to come and join us for the Korea International Travel Expo. Discover Korea’s offerings for travel post-Covid-19 and meet with local exhibitors to learn about new attractions and experiences in Korea. Make Korea your first international destination back post-Covid-19. For inquiries, send us an email at mice@knto.or.kr.

 

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692 Industry Natural Getaways in Korea’s Gyeongnam Province 2021-05-26 Hit:43
691 Travel Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace Opens 2021-05-26 Hit:19
690 Press Release Opening of EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall in Daegu 2021-05-20 Hit:31
689 Industry Busan - Inspiration for Future Events in Korea’s Beloved Coastal City 2021-04-27 Hit:65