Vietjet launches new route connecting Nha Trang, Vietnam with Busan, South Korea

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched its latest international route connecting Nha Trang, Vietnam’s popular beach city, with Busan, South Korea’s famous seaport city. Vietjet is the first carrier to operate the direct route between the two destinations, marking the airline’s ninth service between Vietnam… Read the full press release

Brand USA selects Edelman and I Plus Connect Communications (I Connect) as international representative firms for the South Korea market

WASHINGTON, DC, USA,2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, today (APRIL 29, 2019) announced it has selected Edelman and I Plus Connect Communications (I Connect) as international representative firms for the South Korea market. The combination of Edelman and I Connect will allow Brand USA to… Read the full press release

SilkAir announces new, four weekly, non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea

Singapore, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city, this year. Commencing from 1 May 2019, SilkAir will operate four weekly flights to Busan. The launch of Busan flights will mark a milestone for SilkAir as it adds… Read the full press release

Korean low-cost carrier Jeju Air orders up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Deal is largest ever order from a Korean low-cost carrier; includes 40 firm orders and 10 options Airline says 737 MAX 8 is ideal airplane to grow and meet rising passenger demand SEOUL,South Korea, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Jeju Air announced the airline is ordering 40 737 MAX 8 airplanes with options… Read the full press release

IHG opens the doors to Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye, South Korea

249-room Holiday Inn Express® Suwon Ingye welcomes guests in South Korea Denham, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the  doors to Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye, in the South Korean city of Suwon, 30 kilometres south of the capital, Seoul.  Offering superior value through brilliants basics, IHG’s newest hotel… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort to debut at Jeju Shinhwa World, Jeju Island, South Korea

Four Seasons Resort to debut at Jeju Shinhwa World, Jeju Island, South Korea   Toronto, Canada, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Landing Jeju Development Co., Ltd. (LJDC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Landing International Development Limited (HKSE 582) and the developer and operator of Jeju Shinhwa World, and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality… Read the full press release

Glasgow Airport welcomed visiting passengers from Scotland’s first direct air service with South Korea

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport secured Scotland’s only direct service from Seoul after flag carrier Korean Air and tour operator Hanjin Travel confirmed earlier this year they would introduce a summer charter service from the country’s capital – one of the world’s megacities with a population of more than 10 million… Read the full press release

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines and Austrian Airlines sign first codeshare agreement

Flights to Seoul are immediately bookable at austrian.com The South Korean capital can be reached via Bangkok or Tokyo VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Asiana Airlines of South Korea and Austrian Airlines signed their first codeshare agreement. In line with the stipulations of the agreement, flights to the South Korean capital city… Read the full press release

China had 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – GfK

Nuremberg, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — GfK’s latest analyses of the Chinese market shows that China produced 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – with retail spend of US$229 billion. This is a key milestone in China’s outbound tourism history. These statistics consolidate China’s position as one of the top global sources of tourists, in… Read the full press release

RCI added Vistacay Seogwipo and Vistacay Cheonjiyeon to its network of exchange options in South Korea

SINGAPORE, 2014-04-15 — /Travel PR News/ — RCI®, the global leader in holiday exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), has added to its network of exchange options in South Korea through its latest affiliation with Vistacay Hotel Group. Through this affiliation, RCI members seeking to travel to the world renowned… Read the full press release

WTTC research shows Travel & Tourism in South Korea to outperform its economy over next ten years

London, UK, 2014-2-4 — /travelprnews.com/ — South Korea needs to continue to focus on policies, which support its Travel & Tourism industry’s excellent growth potential over the next decade. That is according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which has launched new research today. This shows Travel & Tourism offers excellent job and wealth prospects… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways expanded its codeshare agreement with South Korea’s largest airline Korean Air

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline, to include six new destinations. In the second phase of cooperation, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on Korean Air services from Seoul Incheon to Honolulu,… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) Global Tourism Watch report finds outbound travel market gained strength in South Korea in 2012

2013-07-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — South Korea bounced back strongly from the global economic crisis in 2010 to see its outbound travel market break new records in 2012 with more than 14.9 million trips. The won is expected to appreciate against the Canadian dollar in 2013, making trips to Canada more affordable, says the Global Tourism Watch (GTW) summary report just… Read the full press release

International Drum Festival in Thailand 5-6 July 2013

Bangkok, 2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The National Theatre in Bangkok will come alive with the exotic beat, rhythm and tempo of the world’s drums during a two-day International Drum Festival to be hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand between 5-6 July 2013. Visitors, both locals and tourists, will have free admission to the numerous performances and… Read the full press release

Canada taps into high-end Asian markets

2013-06-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — CTC puts consumers in the lap of luxury at ILTM Asia in China, tempts them with Canada’s wonderful nature at HanaTour’s travel show in South Korea. Canada was a glamorous debutante at ILTM Asia (International Luxury Travel Market) in China June 3-6. The market has a global reputation for bringing together sellers of high-end luxury travel… Read the full press release

Canadian Tourism Commission: Special promotion celebrates wedding anniversaries for high-end travellers

2013-06-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Babyboomers have emerged as a powerful new consumer segment in the South Korea market, with time on their hands and money to burn. The South Korean office of the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is running a promotion designed with just this 45-year-old-plus demographic in mind, which positions Canada as an ideal destination for those couples seeking… Read the full press release