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Suncheon: Korea’s ecological capital

Suncheon: Korea’s ecological capital

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 11, 2019 18:49 0

Suncheon, located in South Jeolla Province, is known for the Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve and other rich ecological reserves and traditional cultural assets, including Seonam ... Read More

Busan to Helsinki on Finnair

Busan to Helsinki on Finnair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 10, 2019 06:41 0

Korean beachside destination Busan will significantly expand its connectivity with the European business and leisure supply market next year with the March 2020 projected opening ... Read More

Korean Airlines increases network to China and Philippines

Korean Airlines increases network to China and Philippines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 3, 2019 10:18 0

Korean Air will launch four new routes in the remaining part of the year--three in cities in China and one in the Philippines. The airline ... Read More

Korean Airlines banks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Korean Airlines banks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 10:39 0

Korean Air and Air Lease Corporation today announced at the Paris Air Show the airline plans to add 30 new 787  Boeing Dreamliner airplanes to ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism

The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:53 0

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural Daegu' to promote its tourism resources for ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

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

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:27 0

Have you ever dreamed of getting away from your busy lives? Do you want to know how to really love yourself, and listen to your ... Read More

Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced

Winners of IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 05:09 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the winners of the inaugural IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards in three categories: Inspirational Role Model: Christine Ourmières-Widener, ... Read More

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to Host 76th IATA AGM in Amsterdam

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 07:06 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will host the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board ... Read More

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

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 03:55 0

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

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01 0

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

SkyTeam Announces Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as Chair of its Alliance Board

SkyTeam Announces Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as Chair of its Alliance Board

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 1, 2019 21:37 0

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has announced Walter Cho, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air, as the new chairperson of its alliance board. The appointment ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years in response to growing demand ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:16 0

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

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47 1

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

Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary with special aircraft livery

Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary with special aircraft livery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 01:15 0

Korean Air has announced that ten aircraft will display a special emblem and slogan to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. The special aircraft livery ... Read More

Etihad to fly A380 Superjumbo between Abu Dhabi and Seoul

Etihad to fly A380 Superjumbo between Abu Dhabi and Seoul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 19:10 0

Etihad Airways is set to operate Airbus A380 on its daily service linking Abu Dhabi and Seoul, effective July 1, 2019. The South Korean capital’s ... Read More

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

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 20:13 0

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

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019 07:33 0

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

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- January 2, 2019 21:13 0

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat around the globe. Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08 0

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:15 0

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Eastar Jet, making it the first airline in Korea to operate the more fuel-efficient and longer-range version ... Read More

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

Damyang: Bamboo forests and everyone’s favorite – bamboo food!

editor editor- December 6, 2018 10:51 0

Damyang, located in the northernmost place on the globe where bamboo can be found – on the Korean peninsula – is known for its bamboo ... Read More

‘2018 Seoul Christmas Festival’ commences on December 8

‘2018 Seoul Christmas Festival’ commences on December 8

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2018 08:15 0

2018 Seoul Christmas Festival (SCF) is being held along the areas of Cheonggyecheon (Cheonggye plaza - Jangtong Bridge) from Dec. 8th - Jan. 1st, 2019. ... Read More

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