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Thailand: We have no problems with beauty pageants, in all genders

The controversy over Indonesia hosting the Miss World beauty pageant is something Thailand can’t relate to.

You have to change or get left behind, Blair tells WTTC...

SEOUL (eTN) – The former prime minister of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, Tony Blair, delivered this year’s keynote address for the second regional summit by the World Travel & Tourism C

Seoul offers cash rewards for reporting taxi drivers who rip off...

SEOUL, Korea - The Seoul city government is offering a cash reward of 500,000 won ($457) to anyone informing the authorities about taxi drivers who rip off foreign tourists.

Just what IS Gangnam? Seoul Tourism Organization video explains all

In response to music video sensation “Gangnam Style,” a new video by the Seoul Tourism Organization - with an accent firmly

Asia’s largest coffee festival kicks off with high expectations

SEOUL, South Korea - Asia's largest Coffee Trade Show, 'The 11th Seoul International Cafe Show 2012' (hereafter referred to as Seoul Cafe Show 2012) will be held on November 22-25, on the third floor,

Skal World Congress to feature fine Korean cuisine

Seoul will be serving up the very best of traditional Korean and international cuisine as part of the regular Skal “Dine Around” event during next month’s 73rd Skal World Congress.

DFW International Airport and Incheon International Airport sign partnership agreement

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Leaders from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport and Incheon (ICN) International Airport from Seoul, South Korea, both rated among the world's top airports for customer secures fantastic hotel rates in Seoul

SINGAPORE -, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced deals in South Korea just in time for Chuseok.

Seoul offers new prepaid sim card service for visitors’ smart phones

SEOUL, Korea - It is now easier than ever for business travelers in Seoul to keep connected with friends, family, and co-workers back home – all while using their own phone.

New leadership at Seoul Tourism Organization

Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) named Sung-Real Lee CEO and President on July 2, 2012.

Seoul to host top-level climate change meeting

Seoul will host the 2012 Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change from October 21-23rd.

Korean Airlines flight from Vancouver to Seoul receives bomb threat

Korean Airlines Boeing 777 Flight 72 was forced to make an emergency landing at approximately 5:30 pm on Tuesday evening at Comox Air Force base in Vancouver Island after receiving a bomb threat.

Seoul cracks down on call vans overcharging tourists

Seoul City announced plans Wednesday to crack down on call vans illegally picking up tourists and overcharging them.

Head of Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Seoul publishes marathon book

Dong Chang Jeong published his book entitled “Life Changes When You Run.” Mr.

Seychelles zooms into Korea train stations

The Seychelles Tourism Board has stepped up its efforts in Korea to increase the visibility of the islands in a bid to generate interest for Korean holiday makers to choose these mid-ocean Creole isla

New York and Seoul to run joint tourism marketing campaign

South Korea’s capital and New York City signed an agreement to run a joint tourism marketing campaign, Seoul city officials said Tuesday.

Korean capital attains goal to place in top 5

Seoul is in 5th place for the number of international meetings in 2010 according to the recently released Statistics Report by the Union of International Associations (UIA).

Air China opens charter rotations between Beijing and Gimpo, Seoul

BEIJING, China - Air China's Beijing-Seoul flights CA137/8 will land at Gimpo Airport instead of Incheon Airport starting July 1, which means that the carrier will operate into and out of two airports

South Korea’s Yeosu 2012 welcomes Seychelles to international exhibition

One-hundred countries and 8 international organizations are expected to participate in Yeosu 2012 in South Korea, under the theme "The living ocean and coast: diversity of resources and sustainable ac

Hawaiian Airlines launches Honolulu-Seoul service

HONOLULU - Hawaiian Airlines today spread its wings deeper into Asia, with the launch of its new nonstop service between Honolulu and Seoul, South Korea.

Shaping the image of a business destination

SEOUL, Korea (eTN) - More than in any other travel segment, the lack of safety or the bad image of a destination has an immediate adverse effect on business and MICE tourism.

Seoul starts operations of electric buses -first in the world

SEOUL - The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it has started commercial operation of eco-friendly full-size electric buses on the Mt. Namsan circular routes as of December 21.

North Korea’s attack has no effect on tourism

SEOUL (eTN)- International meeting industry representatives at Korea MICE Expo 2010 looked undeterred by North Korea’s attack on Yeongpyeong Island located west of the Korean Peninsula.

Seoul does not give up its title of World Design Capital

SEOUL (eTN) - Travelers who visited Seoul a decade ago might probably remember South Korea’s capital as a rather bleak place. But Seoul has changed beyond recognition in the last five years.

Seoul ranks 5th in Asia-Pacific in handling tourism

Seoul ranks fifth in the way it handles tourism among 12 major cities in the Asia-Pacific, the Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Tuesday.

Seoul named City of Design

SEOUL, South Korea - Seoul was appointed a UNESCO City of Design as of July 20, 2010. The designation is

Survey: Seoul is top tourist destination for Japanese, Chinese, Thai

Seoul is the No.1 place where Japanese, Chinese and Thai tourists want to visit, beating out New York, Paris, Honolulu, Maldives and Rome, according to a survey conducted by AC Nielsen, an internation

Seoul introduces eco-friendly hybrid taxis

The newly-introduced hybrid taxi in Seoul is a hybrid vehicle powered by a Liquefied Petroleum Injection (LPI) engine that was first developed in Korea.

Seoul – ancient roots in a modern city

Seoul is a modern, lively city that cherishes its heritage.

Korean soap dramas boosting Seoul tourism

The popularity of Korean soap dramas is a global phenomenon, and Seoul's tourism officials, who had been searching for a new direction, were right on top of this blossoming affection for Korea and mad