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OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Global DMC Network by JTB focuses on Indian travellers through roadshow

The Global DMC Network by JTB Group focuses on the Indian market by organising a multi-city roadshow in January 2019. The host cities are New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai respectively on January 21, 23 and 24. The purpose hereof is to introduce the Group’s services to Indian travel agencies and help them to plan long-haul […]

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Jeju Island, Korea organises two-city roadshow in India to woo travellers

In a bid to promote Jeju Island in India, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and Jeju Tourism Organization held a joint tourism presentation recently in New Delhi and Mumbai. This was their second tourism presentation in India after their first in 2015. Park Hong Bai, the President of Jeju Tourism Organization was the chief of delegation, […]

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Korean Air launches cargo flights to Delhi

Korean Air recently launched cargo flights between Incheon and Delhi. Korean Air is currently operating direct passenger flights from Incheon to Mumbai and Delhi, three and five times a week respectively. The decision to introduce the cargo flight accompanies the South Korean government’s new diplomatic strategy to strengthen partnership with India and rapid growth of […]

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Korea ranked among top two in UIA’s Global Meetings Ranking

Korea has been ranked among the world’s top two destinations for global congresses held in 2015, according to the latest International Meetings Statistics Report, released this week by the Union of International Associations (UIA). Korea has recorded a 40% increase in meetings in 2015 compared to last year. This also places it first in Asia […]

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Tourist arrivals witness a growth as Korea launches K-Smile friendliness campaign

As the Korean tourism industry bounces backs from the impact of the MERS outbreak, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has started promoting friendly interactions with inbound tourists as part of its new ‘K-Smile Friendliness Campaign’. It is the most recent of several initiatives, which the KTO has launched to improve the nation’s service sector for […]

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Korea’s visa-free Jeju Island focuses on India

A delegation comprising of officials from the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO), Jeju Tourism Organisation, Jeju Tourism Association, and Jeju Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, visited India in October, to promote Jeju to the India. Jeju has already received 1,165 people from India in 2014. Given the year-on-year growth being experienced by KTO, […]

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Korea eyes Indian visitors during Boryeong Mud Festival

The land of festivals, South Korea, will welcome visitors from around the world for the 18th Boryeong Mud Festival this year. The Festival will begin on July 17 for 10 days at the Daecheon Beach Mud Plaza. Every July the festival attracts youth from different countries. The Boryeong mud, which is rich in mineral component, […]

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Korea launches “Imagine Your Korea” as sponsor of WTM Buyers’ Club

The Korea Tourism Organisation is launching the country’s new tourism brand in partnership with the WTM Buyers’ Club at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry. Called ‘Imagine Your Korea’, the new brand and marketing campaign aims to show why the country is a unique destination, and will highlight attractions ranging […]

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Korea Tourism launches new logo and slogan “Imagine Your Korea”

Byeon Chu-seok, CEO, Korea Tourism Organisation along with K-pop group B1A4 has launched Korea Tourism Organization’s new logo and slogan “Imagine your Korea.” The new slogan promotes Korea’s diverse nature, historical and cultural aspects while the new logo showcases the traditional Korean design aspects. The logo is of vibrant colours on the letter ‘K’ and […]

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