Premium Guides Boosts Seoul Tourism to A New Level
Dec29

Premium Guides Boosts Seoul Tourism to A New Level

The premium tourism commentary guide service is an intangible asset to the city’s recreation, culture, art, and tourism facilities and culture and heavily supported by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization. Currently, Seoul City offers the premium commentary guide service in nine major tourist spots with over 30 premium commentators delivering unparalleled guide service based on their professional...

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1,700 Weina executives and employees enjoys Seoul’s hospitality
Dec29

1,700 Weina executives and employees enjoys Seoul’s hospitality

Winter winds didn’t dampen spirits as 1,700 executives and employees of Shanghai Weina Cosmetics Co., Ltd (hereafter ‘Weina’) visited Seoul for an incentive tour in mid-December. The large group of executives and employees of Weina arrived by chartered flight from six cities across China. They visited Korea for four nights and five days and enjoyed the scenic sights of Seoul and Busan. Seoul Tourism Organization provided them with ▲ a...

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2016 Seoul by the Numbers!
Dec29

2016 Seoul by the Numbers!

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization boosted the status of Seoul as an international MICE city by supporting attracting, promoting and holding various MICE events in 2016. For a fun retrospective, we arranged the various MICE support of Seoul and achievements in 2016 in a fun number puzzle. In 2016, the Seoul Metropolitan Government introduced Seoul’s distinctive tourism sites and MICE infrastructure to...

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Conrad Seoul initiates ‘Book More Get More’ promotion
Dec29

Conrad Seoul initiates ‘Book More Get More’ promotion

Conrad Seoul is offering a ‘Book More, Get More’ promotion for all meeting planners who may be preparing major New Years’ events, with a range of value added benefits that increase as the size of the group grows larger. Conrad Seoul offers a menu of benefits for clients to select from. Choose from a choice of free WIFI in the meeting rooms for all delegates, a 5% discount on your entire conference and event bill(for...

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Promotional campaign ‘Purple in Your Heart 2016’ at THE PLAZA Seoul
Dec29

Promotional campaign ‘Purple in Your Heart 2016’ at THE PLAZA Seoul

Luxury Boutique Hotel THE PLAZA Seoul, Autograph Collection(www.mariott.com/selak), operated by the hotel division of Hanwha Hotels & Resorts (CEO Yeongcheol Kim) holds <Purple in Your Heart 2016>, a donation campaign for sharing goodness with others from December 9th 2016 to January 31st 2017. The most noticeable change in this year’s campaign is that a portion of the proceeds is automatically donated upon purchasing...

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Romantic Winter Days at GRAND HYATT SEOUL ‘Winter on Ice Package’
Dec29

Romantic Winter Days at GRAND HYATT SEOUL ‘Winter on Ice Package’

It is that time of year. With the city skyline in the background and a cup of hot chocolate in hand, winter feels so much warmer. From December 1, 2016 until February 28, 2017, Grand Hyatt Seoul is offering a “Winter on Ice” package. In one of the most picturesque areas of Seoul, guests can luxuriate in a vacation spot away from home, surrounded by nature on top of a mountain. This year’s stay package is especially...

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Seoul MICE Alliance Awarded the President of Korea National Tourism Organization’s Prize at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Awards’
Dec29

Seoul MICE Alliance Awarded the President of Korea National Tourism Organization’s Prize at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Awards’

The Seoul MICE Alliance of the Seoul Tourism Organization Convention Bureau was awarded the president’s prize of the Korea National Tourism Organization of ‘the 2016 Korea MICE Awards Excellent MICE Alliance Section’ at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Alliance Conference & Awards’ held at Gyeong-ju Hwabaek Center last Dec. In particular, the alliance was recognized for their ability to attract international meetings by expending member...

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Premium Commentators Who Take Seoul Tourism to the Next Level
Dec05

Premium Commentators Who Take Seoul Tourism to the Next Level

Seoul City and Seoul Tourism Organization supports the premium tourism commentary service tailored to a wide array of topics, such as recreation, culture, art, and tourist venues. Similar to cultural and tourist commentators, premium commentators are responsible for providing commentaries on major tourist attractions in Seoul and offering premium commentaries to MICE participants. Currently, Seoul City offers premium commentary...

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Seoul Chosen as the World’s Best MICE City
Nov30

Seoul Chosen as the World’s Best MICE City

Seoul has once again received top honors as a MICE city by two major business and travel magazines. Seoul was named the “Best International Business Meetings Destination” by Business Traveler US for its annual Business Traveler Awards while Global Traveler awarded Seoul as the “Best MICE City” in its annual Global Traveler Tested Awards. It marked Seoul’s fifth consecutive win since 2012 in Business Traveler’s annual awards as the...

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New Programs to Be Added for Team Building Seoul for 2017
Nov30

New Programs to Be Added for Team Building Seoul for 2017

Seoul Metropolitan Government, together with the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO), has been running its Team Building program(Teambuilding with Seoul) as one of the city’s many support services for qualifying business event participants. Currently the program features 19 activities from mission-based games to culturally-immersive programs, aimed at developing cooperation among participants. The STO collaborated with members of the...

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The Westin Chosun Seoul, ‘Wintercation’ Package
Nov30

The Westin Chosun Seoul, ‘Wintercation’ Package

The Westin Chosun Seoul has combined two words-winter and vacation-into one and offers the ‘Wintercation’ package. This package is available from Friday, November18th to Sunday, March 5th(blackout dates: Dec. 23, 24, 25 and 31) and offers three types of rooms-Deluxe, Executive and Suite with prices range from KRW 240,000 to KRW 470,000 (exclusive of tax and service charge). The Westin Chosun Seoul’s Wintercation...

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Conrad Seoul, Celebrates Christmas and Year-end Holidays with Special Promotions
Nov30

Conrad Seoul, Celebrates Christmas and Year-end Holidays with Special Promotions

Conrad Seoul is introducing a number of packages and promotions that promise the gift of everlasting memories of Christmas and year-end 2016. To celebrate the Christmas season in style, Conrad Seoul is show casing a special package which allows guests to enjoy one of the most romantic, sweet moments of the year. In preparation for the New Year, Conrad Seoul is also offering a New Year’s Eve party package which includes countdown...

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THE PLAZA Seoul presents its special winter package ‘Winter Collection’
Nov30

THE PLAZA Seoul presents its special winter package ‘Winter Collection’

Operated by Hanwha Hotels and Resorts, THE PLAZA Seoul has partnered with luxury lifestyle brand Autograph Collection of Marriott International, with this year marking its 40-year anniversary. As the first winter package since the partnership, the Winter Collection includes an exhibition of impressionist artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, to offer a combined experience of cultural activities and the hotel stay. Furthermore, the package...

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Hotel Cappuccino Hosts Charity Bazaar for Water.org
Nov30

Hotel Cappuccino Hosts Charity Bazaar for Water.org

GANGNAM-A charity bazaar was held at urban lifestyle accommodation Hotel Cappuccino from October 29-30, with all proceeds from the event going to international non-profit organization Water.org. The event was attended by guests of the hotel and local visitors who were invited to donate, shop, and enjoy fall comfort foods. “This was our first charity bazaar for Hotel Cappuccino, and we were very grateful for the participation of...

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With INTERCOM as PCO, 9th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Scientific Session Ends in Great Success
Nov30

With INTERCOM as PCO, 9th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Scientific Session Ends in Great Success

The curtain fell on the 9th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session hosted by the APHRS and organized by the local organizing committee of the 9th APHRS after it successfully ran for four days from Oct. 12 to 15 at COEX in Seoul with 2,800 participants involved in arrhythmia from 45 countries including 520 world-renowned speakers coming together. Established mainly by Korea, the APHRS has 16 member countries and it has...

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