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Online tourist complaint site expands services

The government reopened its Tourist Complaint Center on Nov. 7. People who wish to make a complaint can register their complaint at the website...
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Koreaphiles discover hidden treasures of Tongyeong

Korea.net honorary reporters pose against a backdrop of the waterway between Hansando Island in Tongyeong in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, and Yeosu in Jeollanam-do Province, known...
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Restoration brings Yangjaecheon Stream back to life

A white heron flies over the Yangjaecheon Stream, a body of water once called the Haktan (학탄) after the flocks of cranes, or hak,...

SE Asian interest in visiting Korea rises for 5 straight years

A common sight around Seoul's Gyeongbokgung Palace is foreign tourists walking around dressed in Hanbok (traditional Korean attire). The Korea Tourism Organization on March...
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Danyang, where nature meets history

For the year 2017, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced a list of 10 travel destinations and itineraries covering spots all over...

New medical tourism support center opened at Incheon Int’l Airport

The Medical Tourism Support Center, which opened on Dec. 18 at the arrival section of Terminal 1 at Incheon International Airport, offers information on...
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Greeting 2017’s first sunrise with seaside festivities

In Korean, Songgu Yeongsin (송구영신, 送舊迎新) is an age-old saying which means "time to let go of the old year, and turn over a...

Special travel week to promote safe domestic tourism

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host "2020 Special Travel Week" until July 19 to enable safe tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. The photo...
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1330 Korea Travel Hotline offers free service around the globe

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) started to offer a toll-free travel hotline accessible anywhere around the world via a smartphone app on March 19....
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Joseon royal tombs host heritage events

Royal Joseon tombs in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do Province will be hosting a range of heritage events from Oct. 22 to Nov. 5. The photo...
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Olympic tourists, athletes forge unforgettable memories with Korea

German athletes have fun taking photos with the Olympic rings at an outdoor square in front of Gyeongpo Beach in Gangwon-do Province on Feb....
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Visit PyeongChang with convenient, handy app

The official ‘Go PyeongChang’ mobile app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games helps visitors to reach Olympic venues in the fastest...
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Enjoy regional foods this Autumn Travel Week

As the gentle breeze colors the mountains with red, yellow and orange this autumn, you might like to take a trip around the country...
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Visit world heritage sites, enjoy nature, history

Travel to Hallasan Mountain and to the Seongsan Ilchulbung of Jeju Island and learn more about its volcanic geographic features. Visit the Hwasun Dolmen in...

Annual number of foreign tourists to Korea breaks record

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo (sixth from the left) on Dec. 26 hosts a celebratory ceremony at Incheon International Airport with...
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Seoul offers free e-sports tour to international fans

The city of Seoul launches test operations of a free e-sports tour for international tourists. The photo above shows the S-Plex Center, an e-sports...

Seollal tourism hotspots for celebrating Year of the Golden Pig

The golden pig statue at the front yard of Geungnakjeon Hall at Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, is a popular tourist spot among...

Nat’l park service lists 6 lesser-known spots to see sunrise, sunset

Dalah Park inside Hallyeohaesang National Park in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, has a sunset observatory with a wonderful view of sunlight reflected on the sea...
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Jecheon, a city of serenity, excitement

For the year 2017, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced a list of 10 travel destinations and itineraries covering spots all over...

Overseas tourists happier when traveling both Seoul, local areas

Deoksugung Palace is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Seoul. By Kang Gahui and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Research has shown that overseas sightseers who visit Korea...

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