2015: The Year in Review
Dec07

2015: The Year in Review

The year 2015 proved a landmark year for Seoul’s meetings industry, thanks to the ongoing efforts of the city, Seoul’s event professionals, and the enthusiastic contributions of the international community, from meeting planners to event participants. Following are ten highlights of Seoul’s major events and achievements from the past year as one of the world’s top-five UIA convention cities. Seoul Support for ICN 2015 In June, Seoul...

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Stylish Event Spaces Added to Seoul Unique Venues Guide
Dec07

Stylish Event Spaces Added to Seoul Unique Venues Guide

The revised edition of the Seoul Unique Venues guide featuring five new venues is now available to meeting planners. The guide outlines the city’s 40 event spaces for a range of business events and meetings. Venues are arranged in six categories – Riverside, Traditional, Modern, Performance Hall, Experience, and Museum & Art Center. One of the latest traditional venues is Arumjigi, a two-story hanok, or traditional Korean...

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Seoul Tourism Organization Welcomes New CEO
Aug28

Seoul Tourism Organization Welcomes New CEO

The Seoul Tourism Organization has welcomed Kim Byung-tae, its new president, who officially took up the position on June 29. The organization’s new chief executive is the fourth STO president since its establishment in 2008. Mr. Kim brings with him more than twenty years of experience in the travel and culture industries. He was previously the CEO of BT&I, a prominent Korean destination management company. Prior to that, he...

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