Seoul Embarks on Southeast Asian Tour with KTO to Woo Incentive Groups
Apr26

Seoul Embarks on Southeast Asian Tour with KTO to Woo Incentive Groups

Seoul Embarks on Southeast Asian Tour with KTO to Woo Incentive Groups   Seoul is increasing its marketing efforts in Southeast Asia with a series of roadshows. By actively meeting with local Southeast Asian buyers, promoting Seoul’s MICE support programs, and actively scout for potential MICE events to bring to the capital, Seoul aims to woo local buyer and groups with a look at the city’s comprehensive support and diverse...

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Seoul Welcomes its Latest Landmark Hotel, SIGNIEL SEOUL
Apr26

Seoul Welcomes its Latest Landmark Hotel, SIGNIEL SEOUL

  Seoul Welcomes its Latest Landmark Hotel, SIGNIEL SEOUL   Along with the opening of Lotte World Tower – the country’s tallest building – a new landmark hotel, the SIGNIEL SEOUL, has opened within. Located on floors 76 through 101 of Lotte World Tower (123 floors, 555 meters), Korea’s tallest building, SIGNIEL SEOUL is currently the world’s second highest high-rise hotel and boasts extraordinary...

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Seoul’s New MICE Brand to be Unveiled at IMEX Frankfurt
Apr26

Seoul’s New MICE Brand to be Unveiled at IMEX Frankfurt

  Seoul’s New MICE Brand to be Unveiled at IMEX Frankfurt   The city of Seoul will be participating in IMEX 2017 (The International Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events 2017) – the world’s largest MICE exhibition – this upcoming May. Currently in its 15th year, IMEX began in 2002 in Frankfurt, Germany, and is the largest specialized MICE exhibition in the world with the highest number...

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Where are Seoul’s Newest Unique Venues?
Apr07

Where are Seoul’s Newest Unique Venues?

Where are Seoul’s Newest Unique Venues? Site visits to 8 unique venues conducted including Yeong Bin Gwan and Hard Rock Cafés   On March 7th and 8th, members of the Seoul MICE Alliance (SMA) took part in Seoul Tourism Organization’s Unique Venue site inspection program to preview some of the SMA’s official Unique Venues. Seoul’s Unique Venue site inspection support is a support service offered for meeting planners providing...

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Seoul Tourism Organization Takes Part in the MICE Korea Annual Assembly
Apr07

Seoul Tourism Organization Takes Part in the MICE Korea Annual Assembly

Seoul Tourism Organization Takes Part in the MICE Korea Annual Assembly   The ‘2017 MICE Korea Annual Assembly’ was conducted at High1 Ski Resort in Gangwon-do for three days, from February 23 to 25, under the theme of ‘K-MICE Connected’ and was attended by the Seoul Tourism Organization and 1,500 MICE-related professionals from MICE-related government agencies, convention bureaus (CVB), professional congress...

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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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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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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 Media FAM Tour to Welcome Media From Abroad
Oct27

Seoul Media FAM Tour to Welcome Media From Abroad

-Seven reporters from tourism and MICE media outlets in America and Europe invited -Tour to be held as part of the Seoul MICE Week From November 21 through the 26, the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) will be hosting journalists and reporters from some of the leading tourism and MICE media outlets of the Americas and Europe for the city’s second MICE Media FAM tour of 2016. A total of seven journalists and reporters will be...

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Enjoy both Coffee and Seoul with the Energizing Seoul Coffee Tour Bus
Oct27

Enjoy both Coffee and Seoul with the Energizing Seoul Coffee Tour Bus

  One of Korea’s signature fairs on coffee and cafes, the 15th Seoul International Cafe Show, will be held from November 10 to 13 at COEX. The annual event has successfully been hosted for many years now with the previous year attracting 555 exhibitors from 35 countries and over 140,000 visitors from 76 countries. This year’s Cafe Show is expected to host 600 exhibitors from 40 countries with the number of...

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Seoul Promotes Its MICE Infrastructure in Beijing
Sep27

Seoul Promotes Its MICE Infrastructure in Beijing

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) visited Beijing, China, early last month attending Incentive Business Travel & Meetings China (CIBTM) 2016, China’s largest MICE show. From start to finish, Seoul actively made use of their time at MICE show including holding a briefing session on Seoul MICE with 120 overseas MICE professionals and promoting Seoul’s infrastructure and supports...

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Seoul Convention Bureau’s Promotional Video Wins Gold in the International Business Awards
Sep27

Seoul Convention Bureau’s Promotional Video Wins Gold in the International Business Awards

Seoul Tourism Organization (STO)’s Convention Bureau has won a Gold Stevie Award in the 2016 International Business Awards (IBA) with its ‘Seoul MICE Promotional Video.’ Seoul Mice Promotional Video(Eng ver. 2016) from Seoul Convention Bureau on Vimeo. The awards are divided into categories including management, marketing, public relations, customer service, human resources, new product, IT, and website. This year,...

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A Convenient and Unique Service ‘Seoul MICE Briefing Session at Your Location’
Aug26

A Convenient and Unique Service ‘Seoul MICE Briefing Session at Your Location’

Seoul has been committed to providing support to a variety of programs for the MICE industry. Despite the positive fact that once organizations experience the benefits of the programs, they are likely to apply again in the future, there are still many organizations and events that have never before had the opportunity to experience these programs. The Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) has continuously promoted Seoul’s support for...

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Overseas Korean Adoptees Search for their Roots in Seoul
Jul25

Overseas Korean Adoptees Search for their Roots in Seoul

Korean adoptees from all over the world will gather together in Seoul with the purpose of experiencing traditional Korean culture, facilitating communication with one another, to better discover their roots. The International Korean Adoptee Associations (IKAA) is holding its IKAA Gathering 2016 from August 2 to August 7 at Lotte Hotel, Sogong-dong. A total of 600 people, including Korean adoptees from 20 countries and their family...

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‘Students Converse with Diversity’ in UnivExpo
Jun24

‘Students Converse with Diversity’ in UnivExpo

‘Seoul MICE Supporters’ ran a PR booth ‘2016 UnivExpo Seoul’ was held at Yeonse-ro, Sinchon, from June 4 to 5, with the theme of ‘Students Converse with Diversity.’ The UnivExpo has met its 7th year in 2016, and marked itself as the festival for university students in the form of expo, solely planned, organized, and hosted by its organizing committee and supporters consisted of more than 100 students. This year’s UnivExpo held variety...

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