TUMON, Guam - Calendar year 2012 proved to be a record-breaking year for arrivals to Guam. The island welcomed over 1.3 million visitors, a level not seen since the mid to late 1990s. Out of the total arrivals last year, 182,829 came from Korea, one of … June 6, 2013
Seychelles participated in the 26th Korea World Travel Fair, also known as KOTFA, from May 30 to June 2, 2013, with the Regional Manager of the Seychelles Tourist Office, Korea, Ms. Julie Kim; the Seychelles Honorary Consul General, Mr. Dong Chang Jeong; … June 5, 2013
CJ O Shopping and Seychelles Tourist Board Korea Office concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on May 15, 2013 to enhance mutual cooperation for selling Seychelles travel products.
CJ O Shopping, by selecting Seychelles as a key item, started … May 22, 2013
The Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mr. Philippe Le Gall, has represented Seychelles at the inaugural ceremony for the eighteenth President of the Republic of Korea that took place this morning in Seoul.
Ambassador Le Gall was witness … February 26, 2013
Tony An from idol singer group, H.O.T, and Jaeduc Kim from another top idol singer group, Sechskies, are the very first idol stars who led a “Korean wave” spreading the fever of K-pop to Japan, China, and even to Southeastern Asian countries, arrived … February 22, 2013
Following the election of the Ms. Park Geun-hye as President of the Republic of Korea, Seychelles President James Michel has extended his warm felicitations on behalf of the people and government of Seychelles.
The President congratulated the President-elect … December 21, 2012
For the second time, Seychelles had the unique opportunity of linking with the culture of Korea through the Korean Traditional Fashion Show 2012 that was organized as a special event of the recent celebration of the 27th edition of the Creole Festival.
Bridging … November 13, 2012
Seychelles and the South Korean city of Suncheon signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cultural exchanges and cooperation between the two parties.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain … October 31, 2012
President James Michel of the Seychelles has met with the Mayor of Suncheon City of South Korea, Mr. Cho Choong-Hoon, at State House this morning.
The Mayor’s visit to Seychelles follows the President’s official visit to South Korea in May this … October 29, 2012
SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering recommendations on fantastic hotels to take advantage of the crisp and popular ski season in South Korea.
When people … October 24, 2012
A fusion of the Korean and Creole Culture, the annual Kimhyesoon Hanbok Fashion Show, will be back in the islands of Seychelles as the special event of the 2012 Kreol Festival, which is this year in its 27th edition and will take place between October … October 14, 2012
Seoul will be serving up the very best of traditional Korean and international cuisine as part of the regular Skal “Dine Around” event during next month’s 73rd Skal World Congress. This year’s Dine Around, designed as a night out on the town, … September 11, 2012
JEJU, Korea; HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles - Supported by the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), in the aftermath of Rio+20, during the World Conservation Conference held in Jeju South Korea, a small but … September 10, 2012
SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced deals in South Korea just in time for Chuseok.
Chuseok is the country's biggest holiday, a time when Koreans reunite … September 5, 2012
HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – As part of this year's World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Korea, the World Local Governments Summit Forum is a special event that shares cases of “green growth” policy in Korea, implemented … September 3, 2012
The much-coveted awards attributed by the Bureau International des Expositions-BIE has been announced in Korea on the eve of the closing ceremony of the Yeosu International Expo.
For the first time since Seychelles is participating in world expos … August 12, 2012
The top-end Korean incentive group from Amway got their bird’s eye view of Seychelles as their plane - Emirates Airline - landed at Seychelles International airport at Pointe Larue.
Welcoming the 32-strong Amway top-end group, the Chairman of the … May 16, 2012
Julie Kim from the Seychelles Tourism Board Korea-based Office confirmed today that a Korean delegation is flying in from Seoul, Korea, to participate in the 2012 Carnival being staged in Seychelles. The Korean procession team will have a decorated truck … February 10, 2012
The Seoul Daily newspaper has come out with a full page on Seychelles, following an interview with Mr. Jeong, the Seychelles Consul in Korea and Head of the Tourism Board’s Office in Seoul.
The Seoul Daily newspaper, one of the top 5 daily newspapers … December 16, 2011
The Seychelles representation and address by Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, at the 19th session of the UNWTO General Assembly in Korea was recorded in the UNWTO magazine among other highlights of this General Assembly.
The Seychelles … October 31, 2011
The Korea Travel News has this week joined forces with the Seychelles Tourism Board to make these tropical islands more known in Korea. The known and much respected Korea Travel News carried an interview made by Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism … October 20, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, took time as he transited in Seoul to face the Korean press and highlight the unique selling points of the Seychelles. The press meetings with Seong Yeon Ho, the Editor of TNL News; Bora Yang, the … October 19, 2011
Dong Chang Jeong published his book entitled “Life Changes When You Run.” Mr. Jeong, as he is affectionately called, is also the Seychelles Consul in Korea and he heads the Seychelles Tourism Board’s Operation in Seoul.
Mr. Jeong’s 247-page … October 18, 2011
The Seychelles Tourism Board has stepped up its efforts in Korea to increase the visibility of the islands in a bid to generate interest for Korean holiday makers to choose these mid-ocean Creole islands instead of other destinations.
Alain St.Ange, … October 17, 2011
Korea’s 2nd Vice Minister for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Sun-Kyoo Park, welcomed Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and his delegation at his Ministry at 215 Changgyeonggung-ro in Jongno-gu, Seoul, for a meeting that followed … October 16, 2011
Tourism ministers and top United Nations (UN) officials have stressed the importance of tourism in reaching the social and economic development targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and contributing to a more sustainable future at the … October 11, 2011
There are many places in the world that can be referred to as hot honeymoon destinations, and the Seychelles is definitely courting the top of such a list.
More and more, especially since newlyweds Prince William and Catherine jetted to the islands … July 20, 2011
A Korean Fashion Show (Kim Hye-Soon Hanbok Fashion Show) with Seychellois models was a novelty for Seychelles at the 2010 Creole Festival. This particular event was organized by Mr. Dong Chang Jeong, the Seychelles Honorary Consul and the Seychelles Tourism … November 1, 2010
REPRESENTED BY PETER SINON, MINISTER OF INVESTMENTS, NATURAL RESOURCES AND INDUSTRY
This year the 2010 Ministerial Conference for Korea Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) was hosted jointly by the Ministry of Finance and Strategy of the Republic … September 20, 2010
The Seychelles tourism industry will be expecting to grow soon with more visitors arriving from the Asian market, particularly South Korea. This will come as a result of facilitating direct air links between the two countries after an Air Services Agreement … July 14, 2010
Leaders in travel and tourism from Skal Asia have gathered in Incheon, Korea on 21-24 May for the 38th Asian Area Congress that took place at the Hyatt Regency, Incheon. The event was generously sponsored by the City of Incheon, Incheon Tourism Organization, … May 24, 2009
The 2009 Skal AA Congress will take place this year in Incheon, Korea, Thursday-Sunday, May 21-24, 2009. Incheon is located close to Seoul and has excellent air links.
For full details of the congress and registration, please check the following site: … March 6, 2009
First World Tourism Investment Summit showcases major development projects
in Busan, Korea
CANADA - The first World Tourism Investment Summit, coordinated by the Canada-based World Trade University Global Secretariat (WTU), was hosted by the Busan … October 31, 2008