Visit Korea Committee Activities

Completion Ceremony for the 17th University Students’ National Smile Team On March 9, the Visit Korea Committee held the completion ceremony of the 17th University Students’ National Smile Team at the Grand Hall of Tmark Grand Hotel Myeongdong in Jung-gu, Seoul. The members of the 17th team held a welcome campaign in many places nationwide for locals and foreigners in celebration of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. At the awards ceremony, the most outstanding team and individuals were presented awards in recognition of their efforts. The Visit Korea Committee set the table with souvenirs to thank the members of the 17th team. As more people gather, the hall soon filled with laughter and excited chatter. Here are some familiar faces from the 17th team. The members posed for a photo at the photo zone. Next, the members gave a report on their activities. They participated in various online and offline activities to raise awareness of Korean culture among foreigners. Everyone felt touched by how passionate and dedicated they were even in the cold winter. ♥   The completion ceremony kicked off with an opening declaration and an introduction of guests.   The key activities of the National Smile Team were compiled in a slide show. Each photo brought back wonderful memories of the past. Their unforgettable experience will be treasured for many years to come.     Finally, the members of the National Smile Team received certificates of completion for their activities. They were proud of their certificates and medals. Congratulations. : ) Let’s not forget the lucky draw event. The lucky winners were randomly picked by Visit Korea Committee staff.   The ceremony ended in a happy, festive atmosphere. Once again, thank you to all members of the National Smile Team for doing their part in spreading Korea’s hospitality culture! Do continue to reach out to others with your beautiful smiles. The Visit Korea Committee wishes all the best to the National Smile Team. 😀  
Date : 2018/03/20 | Views : 1712
Date : 2018/03/05 | Views : 1569
Korea Tour Card Forum for Business Partners   The Korea Tour Card, an exclusive card for foreign tourists, provides benefits in public transportation, shopping, tourism, and cultural activities. The card is celebrating its first anniversary. With more than 20,000 cards sold in the past year,the card has grown popular among foreigners. On February 6, a forum for Korea Tour Card business partners was held at the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) to commemorate the first anniversary. Business partners and regional authorities participated in the forum to provide feedback and share their opinions on future directions. Before the event, the participants dropped their business cards into the collection box for a lucky draw. Rice cakes were handed out in celebration of Korea Tour Card’s first anniversary and to thank the participants for attending the forum. The success of Korea Tour Card would not have been possible if not for the support of its business partners. The forum was attended by Han Kyung-ah, secretary-general of the Visit Korea Committee; Chung Ju-young, general manager of the Marketing Team of the Korea Tour Card; and Choi Hyun-seung, manager of the Cultural Infrastructure Division of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. There was a brief presentation on the benefits offered by the Korea Tour Card, past sales, and future plans. The presentation was followed by a Q&A session. The opinions provided by business partners were constructive and insightful. We hope more foreign tourists can enjoy the benefits of the Korea Tour Card in 2018. Finally, it was time for the much-anticipated lucky draw. Among the attractive prizes were official souvenirs of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The forum concluded with a photo-taking ceremony. Many foreign tourists were able to enjoy a more pleasant stay in Korea thanks to the business partners of the Korea Tour Card! We look forward to their continued support and participation in providing better services to foreigners.
Date : 2018/02/19 | Views : 2448
National Smile Team Members Welcome Visitors for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games   On February 7, National Smile Team members of the Visit Korea Committee headed to Gangwon Province. They launched the K-Smile campaign to welcome foreigners visiting Korea for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Upon arriving at Gangneung Station in the early morning, the mduring the Olympics period.embers embarked on the campaign. They gave a warm welcome to visitors alighting at Gangneung Station, shouting “Welcome to Korea, Welcome to Gangneung, Pyeongchang!” They passed on high fives to liven up the atmosphere. As you see, many foreigners were delighted. The Visit Korea Committee operated the Tourist Service Center (TSC) in front of Gangneung Station. Many foreigners dropped by and enjoyed the various events and comforts offered at the Center. The most popular attraction was the mini curling experience, which allows visitors to get a taste of the winter Olympic sport. With the warm welcome and the opportunity to try winter sports, the foreigners felt fully immersed in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. The K-Smile campaign, launched in celebration of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, will be spread out over three sessions to welcome foreign tourists visiting Korea during the Olympics period. The Visit Korea Committee will continue its efforts for foreigners to make the most out of their stay in Korea and thoroughly enjoy the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. Do watch out for more!
Date : 2018/02/12 | Views : 2890