Tag: Korean tourists

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident in Northern Thailand. When playing ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017 01:18

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 passengers on board. Looking at reservation load and seat maps on ... Read More

Korea arrivals in Guam shatter all records

editor editor- September 13, 2013 19:05

TUMON, Guam - In 1996, at the height of travel and tourism on Guam, the island welcomed over 194,000 visitors from Korea, the most we have seen from this source ... Read More

Korean visitor arrivals to Guam up 45 percent

editor editor- June 7, 2013 04:45

TUMON, Guam - Calendar year 2012 proved to be a record-breaking year for arrivals to Guam. The island welcomed over 1.3 million visitors, a level not seen since the mid ... Read More

Korean tourists injured in speedboat crash off Pattaya

editor editor- April 24, 2013 09:02

PATTAYA, Thailand - The alleged driver of a speedboat involved in a crash off Pattaya on Sunday that seriously injured many South Korean tourists has contacted police to arrange for ... Read More

US and Korea to announce reciprocal trusted traveler agreement

editor editor- June 9, 2012 04:55

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner David V. Read More

Kidnapped Korean tourists released in Egypt

editor editor- February 13, 2012 07:11

29 hours after they were kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, three Koreans tourists have been safely released. Read More

Gunmen kidnap 3 Korean tourists, local guide in Sinai Peninsula

editor editor- February 11, 2012 06:07

Egyptian security chief for the Sinai Peninsula Major-General Mohammed Naguib announced on Friday that armed tribesmen had kidnapped three Korean tourists and their Egyptian guide. Read More

Korean Airlines flies in 120 tourists to Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2012 10:30

(eTN) - In another first, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Sunday received the first plane load of Korean tourists, flown into the country by Korean Airlines. Read More

Philippines wants more Korean tourists

editor editor- December 26, 2011 06:41

MANILA, Philippines — Inspired by the influx of over 750,000 Korean visitors in the first 10 months of the year, Department of Tourism (DoT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. Read More

Koreans look to Seychelles for happy honeymoons

editor editor- July 21, 2011 05:36

There are many places in the world that can be referred to as hot honeymoon destinations, and the Seychelles is definitely courting the top of such a list. Read More

2 Korean tourists face drug raps

editor editor- May 18, 2009 05:25

MANILA, Philippines — Prosecutors have charged two South Korea tourists before the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) for allegedly illegally possessing banned drugs. Read More