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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Introducing Seoul’s New Unique Venues
Nov30

Introducing Seoul’s New Unique Venues

The Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) designates and supports unique venues in Seoul to help MICE event organizers choose the right place for their events (see article). The STO has recently accepted more sites as unique venues to make events exceptional. Riverside Facility If you want something besides a traditional conference hall, try the venues alongside Han River, one of Seoul’s notable geographical features. ▹E-land...

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Seoul’s MICE Festival, ‘The Seoul MICE Week’ Wraps Up Successfully
Nov30

Seoul’s MICE Festival, ‘The Seoul MICE Week’ Wraps Up Successfully

The 2016 Seoul MICE Week, designed to celebrate the MICE industry in Seoul, was successfully held from November 23 to 24 at the international conference hall of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) building and Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul. Under the theme of ‘The Future of the MICE Industry Coexisting with City,’ this event had participants from a variety of backgrounds, including relevant...

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‘Seoul Coffee Tour Bus’ Proves a Boost for the Seoul Int’l Café Show
Nov30

‘Seoul Coffee Tour Bus’ Proves a Boost for the Seoul Int’l Café Show

The Sketch of the 15th Seoul International Cafe Show in 2016 Coex was filled with the rich aroma of coffee recently as it hosted the Seoul International Café Show 2016, the 15th show held thus far, just as winter season- a general favorite of coffee lovers- approached. This annual event, organized by Exporum and supported by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, is the biggest coffee-centered exhibition in Asia, and occupies the entire...

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《2016 Seoul MICE Week》①Challenge MICE Quiz! MICE Golden Bell!
Nov30

《2016 Seoul MICE Week》①Challenge MICE Quiz! MICE Golden Bell!

Quiz 1. This is a ‘document’ that an organizer submits to elicit bids from external suppliers for a desired service. ‘This document’ includes request information on details such as conference venues for MICE event hosting, accommodation sizes, financial support, available social events, and invitation plans. What is ‘this document’?Request For Proposal Quiz 2. To promote the city’s image, the...

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《2016 Seoul MICE Week》②MICE Industry Veterans Narrate Lively Experiences at ‘Real Time of Meeting MICE’
Nov30

《2016 Seoul MICE Week》②MICE Industry Veterans Narrate Lively Experiences at ‘Real Time of Meeting MICE’

What if you had the opportunity to meet and discuss with MICE industry veterans who had overseen numerous major MICE events? During the Seoul MICE Week, a talk session was held featuring a group of panelists with varying years of experience in the MICE industry. The ‘Real Time of Meeting MICE’ aimed to offer clear solutions to questions from individuals aspiring to start a career in MICE answered by experienced seniors in the industry...

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《2016 Seoul MICE Week》③Landing Jobs in MICE through ‘MICE Counseling for Jobseekers’! and MICE! Ask for Anything
Nov30

《2016 Seoul MICE Week》③Landing Jobs in MICE through ‘MICE Counseling for Jobseekers’! and MICE! Ask for Anything

During the ‘Golden Bell’ and ‘Real Time of Meeting MICE’ events, the counseling booth of ‘Jobcenter, MICE Ask for Anything’ operated in the lobby for undergraduates and jobseekers. With youth unemployment and job creation a global issue, Seoul City provided the career counseling program to share job information and tips for young jobseekers in the MICE sector. The career counseling booths were prepared by...

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《2016 Seoul MICE Week》 ④’MICE TO MEET YOU!’ Four MICE University Organizations Develop Future Bonds of Seoul’s MICE Industry
Nov30

《2016 Seoul MICE Week》 ④’MICE TO MEET YOU!’ Four MICE University Organizations Develop Future Bonds of Seoul’s MICE Industry

After the 2016 Seoul MICE Week wrapped up a busy first day, about 100 students attended the ‘MICE Night of Students’ event. Despite a number of formal and informal MICE student groups found around the country, meetings generally tend to be on a local basis making exchange with other groups from other regions difficult. The lack of opportunities for interaction limits experience and information exchange for these aspiring...

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