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The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Are Right Around the Corner Photo by: URBE 96.3FM The greatest number of women’s and mixed race events in olympic history to be held The Pyeongchang edition of the discover Seoul pass Preparations for opening of KTX Railway Line The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (PyeongChang Winter Olympics) are right around the corner. The 23rd Olympic Winter Games will be ...

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Exploring the Unique Venues of Daejeon City

Urban Recreational Space By KOREA MICE BUREAU From robots to renewable energy, Daejeon has been at the forefront of Korea’s technical and scientific achievements. However, Korea’s capital of cutting-edge content is also a focal point for fine arts and culture, as well as major exploits in urban recreational space. Below are some of the unique event spaces in Daejeon’s Expo ...

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Korea Takes First Place in UIA Global Meetings Ranking

997 Meetings in 2016 Korea now ranks in the #1 spot worldwide for global congresses hosted the previous year, according to the most recent International Meetings Statistics Report released by the Union of International Associations (UIA), the result is a reflection of strong growth by established Korean meeting cities such as Seoul, as well as rising destinations like Busan, Jeju, ...

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The Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S., EMEA and Asia Pacific

Annual list Photo by Pixabay  Cloud-based enterprise event management company Cvent has released its annual list of top hotels for meetings and events in the United States, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The list was compiled by analyzing meeting and event booking activity through its Cvent Supplier Network, which sourced more than $11 billion in meetings and events in 2016. The ...

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Yeosu: Adventures by the sea

Around koreatourism & culture Photos by Korea MICE Bureau Maritime beauty spot Yeosu is a must-visit destination on Korea’s island-filled south coast. Its rich seaside scenery, nature trails and plentiful ports draw a steady stream of visitors throughout the year, as do its pleasing blend of ancient and modern attractions. In its time, Yeosu has been the victorious focal point in ...

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LaDA Focuses on Implementing Lantau Development Blueprint

New Chairman Assumes Office in May Photo: potolkimaker.com Lantau, Hong Kong.- The Lantau Development Alliance (LaDA) today announced the election of Spencer Au, consultant of Global Sources, as the new chairman of LaDA. Vincent Chua, general manager of Hong Kong Resort Company Ltd., was elected as vice chairman of LaDA. Au and Chua will assume their roles starting from May 21, ...

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IT&CM China 2017 Delights with Exciting Networking Line-Up

With International & Local Sponsors   Photos: IT&CM CHINA Indulge in the sights and sounds of Shanghai with Pacific World With 2 pre-show, half-day city tours for selected buyers and media. Discover the city, and perhaps choose Shanghai for your next MICE destination. 20 March: Puxi, Xintiandi, French Concession, Networking Cocktails by Accor 21 March: Zhujiajiao Water Village, Hosted Brunch ...

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Korea Welcomes Indonesia’s Largest Incentive Group

For an Ultimate Winter Trip   Photos: KMC/KTO Korea’s winter attractions prove highly appealing to groups from Southeast Asia as it welcomes 1,154 MCI (Millionaire Club Indonesia) employees early this month. The cosmetics company is reported to be the largest incentive group from Indonesia to visit Korea. Divided into eight groups, the first set of employees arrived in Korea on February ...

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The Iban Clan

Warriors at Heart Photo: Sarawak Tourism Board   They were once a tribe whose fearsome culture of headhunting, piracy and territory wars sent chills down the spines of many. Today, the Iban are still a powerful presence, albeit for a different, more innocuous reason – they are the largest ethnic group, indigenous or not, in Sarawak. They are considered as a ...

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Autumn Scenery Of Hajungdo Island With Cosmos Flowers

In Daegu, South Korea These days, you can see the clear blue autumn sky with cosmos in full bloom at Hajungdo island of Daegu, Korea.   You can reach Hajungdo by riding bus ‘Bukgu3’ then getting off at ‘Nogok Bridge 1’ station or Nogok-dong station. When you reach Hajungdo where you can feel the gentle autumn breeze, you would be ...

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