Tag: South Korea

Seoul: North Korea won’t discuss demolition of ‘shabby’ South Korean hotels
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Seoul: North Korea won’t discuss demolition of ‘shabby’ South Korean hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

South Korea on Monday proposed a working-level meeting with North Korea, just days after the North formally demanded that the ... Read More

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties
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Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

According to Japanese news sources, more than 30% of regular flights between Japan and South Korea have been canceled since ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
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Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con
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Cosplaying and other cool things at Comic-Con

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Although cosplaying is something which takes place across the world, from South Korea to Australia and even Belgium, it's arguably ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth
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Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Adding further weight to several pieces of research commissioned by ILTM Asia Pacific and presented during its annual event in ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India
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Taiwan Tourism rustling up business in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 18, 2019

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India organized a workshop in Delhi on May 16 to create awareness on the destination ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea
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Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season
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Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism
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Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles
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Korean Air and the Hanjin Group Chairman and founder of Skyteam died in Los Angeles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a ... Read More

IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards
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IATA announces judges for Diversity and Inclusion Awards

editor editor- March 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the members of the independent judging panel for the IATA Diversity and Inclusion ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea
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Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight ... Read More

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562
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Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

editor editor- March 13, 2019

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?
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Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands
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ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

In its second year, ILTM Asia Pacific is gearing up to be the international and Asia Pacific business event for ... Read More

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year
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12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The famous Beau Vallon beach in Seychelles once again witnessed yet another year of excellent turn out at the 12th ... Read More

TAT welcomed Elite Weddings and Honeymoon specialists to visit HuaHin at the iconic Centara Grand Huahin
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TAT welcomed Elite Weddings and Honeymoon specialists to visit HuaHin at the iconic Centara Grand Huahin

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- February 28, 2019

Hua Hin, Thailand, 18 February 2019: The beautiful resort town Hua Hin was honoured for the first time to welcome ... Read More

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards
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IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’ to recognize and encourage ... Read More

Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8%  and continue growing
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Hong Kong’s travel spending up 5.8% and continue growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

In 2018, Hong Kong citizens made 92.21 million departures in 2018, averaging 12.4 departures per person! Total revenue of the ... Read More

TAT welcomed elite weddings and honeymoon specialists to visit Hua Hin at the iconic Centara Grand Hua Hin
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TAT welcomed elite weddings and honeymoon specialists to visit Hua Hin at the iconic Centara Grand Hua Hin

editor editor- February 18, 2019

The beautiful resort town Hua Hin was honored for the first time to welcome buyers, specializing in the weddings and ... Read More

Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence
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Nepal Tourism: Arrival figures signal sustained visitors’ confidence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Year 2019 begins with a very encouraging growth trend in tourist arrivals to Nepal. According to the Immigration Department (and ... Read More

Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after South Korean visitor was shot to death
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Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after South Korean visitor was shot to death

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

The success of the Kim-Trump summit scheduled to be held later this month in Hanoi, Vietnam could open up the ... Read More

One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year
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One quarter of all Chinese or 400 Million tourists are traveling for Chinese New Year

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

The Lunar New Year Holiday means big travel for China. It rose 11 percent to 12.53 million this year from the ... Read More

India readies for International Hotel, Travel & Tourism Research Conference
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India readies for International Hotel, Travel & Tourism Research Conference

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 8, 2019

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BCIHMCT) has organized the ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year
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Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period ... Read More

No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?
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No entry to Australia for Saudi Women traveling without male guardian?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Are Australian Border Force officers targeting Saudi Arabian women whom they suspect will apply for asylum? is Australia blocking asylum ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth
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King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% ... Read More

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card
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Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand – 24th January 2019  – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced an agreement to cooperate with ... Read More

Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in
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Very, very big business: Macau tourism numbers are in

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

Tourism to Macau is very biog business. 35.8 million went to the Las Vegas of Asia last year. an increase ... Read More

Polish Tourism targets EU, USA and Asia with PLN 50 million campaign
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Polish Tourism targets EU, USA and Asia with PLN 50 million campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Polish Tourism Organization (PTO) announced that the European Union countries, the United States and Asian countries are the main markets, ... Read More

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