100-Membered Incentive Group Enjoys Bike-Friendly Seoul with Seoul’s Mayor
Apr28

100-Membered Incentive Group Enjoys Bike-Friendly Seoul with Seoul’s Mayor

100-Membered Incentive Group Enjoys Bike-Friendly Seoul with Seoul’s Mayor   Under blue and sunny skies, some 100-members of Indonesia AXA, gathered at Seoul’s Yeouido Hangang Park on April 26 to enjoy a group bicycle team building activity along the river banks. The Indonesian insurance group were visiting Seoul as part of a three night, four day incentive tour, from April 24 through the 27, and were one of the first incentive groups...

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Barrier Free Seoul!
Apr28

Barrier Free Seoul!

Barrier Free Seoul!   On April 6th, the city of Seoul held an event to raise awareness on the challenges faced by the physically disabled and elderly when taking the subway and also to launch reform measures to improve the city’s accessibility. The objective of the event was to help make Seoul a more convenient place to travel for tourists with physical challenges and to push for a wider application of universal design principles...

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Seoul City’s Special Support Offer for Corporate Meetings and Incentive Groups
Apr28
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Seoul Provides Comprehensive Briefing on its Expanded MICE Support Service
Apr07

Seoul Provides Comprehensive Briefing on its Expanded MICE Support Service

Seoul Provides Comprehensive Briefing on its Expanded MICE Support Service   Seoul is ensuring local meeting planners know about the city’s expanded MICE support service beginning with this year’s first MICE Industry Support Plan briefing. Held on March 16th at the Seoul Tourism Organization office, around 20 local organizations, associations and Professional Convention Organizers (PCO) participated in the presentation and were...

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Korea Seeks to Diversity its Market beyond Southeast Asia
Apr07

Korea Seeks to Diversity its Market beyond Southeast Asia

Korea Seeks to Diversity its Market beyond Southeast Asia   Looking to expand their markets beyond eastern and southeastern Asia, the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO), Gyeonggi Tourism Organization, Incheon Tourism Organization and Korea Tourism Organization have successfully cohosted their first India travel road show. On March 29, the four organizations cohosted the ‘India MICE Road Show’ in New Delhi, India inviting...

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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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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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2016 Seoul MICE Week Plans a Range of Programs to Celebrate and Promote MICE
Oct27

2016 Seoul MICE Week Plans a Range of Programs to Celebrate and Promote MICE

The 2016 Seoul MICE Week will be held at the international conference hall of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul from November 23 to 24, 2016. The event is expected to draw participants from various sectors and fields including citizens, private businesses, scholars, and students. The purpose of the event is to explore the future development direction of...

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Seoul’s Bidding Support Clinic Helps City Clinch the Bid to Host the IBC 2020
Sep27

Seoul’s Bidding Support Clinic Helps City Clinch the Bid to Host the IBC 2020

The Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) of the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) offers event organizers the Bidding Support Clinic program to help attract international MICE events. As one of the key factors in recently winning the bid to host the International Biometric Conference (IBC) 2020, one of the most authoritative international conventions in biometrics, the Bidding Support Clinic Program continues to maintain an excellent success...

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Seoul and Beijing Seeks to Bolster Ties Through CIBTM
Aug26

Seoul and Beijing Seeks to Bolster Ties Through CIBTM

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and Seoul Tourism Marketing (STO) are planning to hold the Seoul Information Session with 100 MICE buyers from Beijing. The session is in connection with the Incentive Business Travel & Meetings China (CIBTM) 2016 to be held from September 7 to 8 in Beijing, China.   ※ Incentive Business Travel & Meetings China (CIBTM) is China’s largest MICE exhibition held annually in Beijing. In 2015,...

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Seoul Ranks in 3rd Place among the World’s International Meeting Cities
Jul25

Seoul Ranks in 3rd Place among the World’s International Meeting Cities

According to this year’s international meetings statistics by the Union of International Associations (UIA), Seoul has placed third among the number of international meeting cities for last year. According to the report released on June 28, Seoul was found to have hosted 494 MICE events in 2015 which boosted the city’s ranking to third place from fifth place the previous year. UIA publishes statistical studies on the preceding...

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‘Open Forum’ Discuss the future of MICE industry
Jun24

‘Open Forum’ Discuss the future of MICE industry

Meeting of Opinion Leaders and MICE Future Leaders On 7th of June, an open forum was held with a theme ‘Let’s talk about the future of MICE for Seoul’ at Haechi hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center. Four groups such as ‘YNEAN (Yonsei North East Asian Network)’, ‘S.O.M (Students of MICE)’, ‘Kyung-hee MICE Creative Academy’ and ‘Seoul MICE Supporters’participated in the forum for active discussion about MICE industry and manpower...

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Publicizing ‘Seoul’ at the only domestic MICE specialized exhibition
May30

Publicizing ‘Seoul’ at the only domestic MICE specialized exhibition

-‘KOREA MICE EXPO 2016′ participation -Overseas buyer Post-Tour in progress Seoul Tourism Organization announced that it will participate in the ‘Korea MICE Expo 2016’ to be held on June 9 to 10 at Incheon’s Songdo Convensia under joint sponsorship by the Korea Tourism Organization and Incheon Tourism Organization. ‘Korea MICE Expo (hereinafter referred to as KME)’ is the specialized MICE exhibition dealing...

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Following the Success of the ‘Incheon ChiMac(Chicken&beer) party,’ the ‘Hangang Samgyetang(Ginseng chicken soup) Party is coming
May03

Following the Success of the ‘Incheon ChiMac(Chicken&beer) party,’ the ‘Hangang Samgyetang(Ginseng chicken soup) Party is coming

– Eight thousand Joy Main executives and employees will experience a grand samgyetang party & Korean traditional culture on the banks of the Han River As executives and employees of China’s Joy Main Group visits Seoul on an incentive tour in early May, the 8,000 visitors are going to enjoy a samgyetang party party, outdoor performances, traditional games tec. at Banpo Hangang Citizen’s Park, Seoul. Joy Main Group...

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