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[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Beat the summer heat at Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Sheraton Grande Walkerhill presents its seasonal bingsu promotion “Frozen Sweet” at the lobby lounge The Pavilion until Sept. 11. The promotion ...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:08

Beyond Cannery Row: Exploring Monterey, without the crowds

MONTEREY, California -- “So imagine this filled with tables and people, there’s mariachi music from the stage, the wine is flowing,” explained Michael D. Green, a park ranger and enthusiastic tour...

Updated : 2016.06.03 11:05

Japan beats Korea in attracting foreign travelers in 2015

Japan beat South Korea in terms of attracting foreigners in 2015 as more travelers were encouraged to visit the island for shopping amid a cheaper yen and eased tax rules, a report showed Tuesday. T...

Updated : 2016.05.31 15:44

Sponsors going along for the ride at theme parks

LOS ANGELES -- When Walt Disney opened his famed Anaheim park in 1955, he turned to corporate sponsors to keep construction and operation costs under budget. That helps explain why two of the origin...

Updated : 2016.05.31 13:43

KTO unveils new tourist guide leaflet in 11 languages

In an effort to provide international visitors to Korea easy access to concise and practical travel tips to assist them during their travels, the Korea Tourism Organization has released its newest on...

Updated : 2016.05.30 15:28

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Grand Hyatt Seoul presents bingsu menu Grand Hyatt Seoul’s lobby lounge presents the Grand bingsu menu from May 1, more than a month ahead of the season. The hotel presents six kinds of bingsu wit...

Updated : 2016.05.27 18:18

[Travel bits] Round up of travel news

Ulsan Grand Park Rose Festival Ulsan Grand Park Rose Festival has launched its 11th annual rose garden festivities. Held every year since 2005, this year’s festival exhibits roughly 3 million roses...

Updated : 2016.05.27 17:57

Nearly half of foreign travelers revisited Korea in 2015

Nearly half of foreigners revisited Korea last year, with the Japanese becoming the most frequent travelers to the nation, a survey by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism showed Monday. Acco...

Updated : 2016.05.23 15:17

[Weekender] Plan your Seoul trip by subway

Known for dynamism and high technology, Seoul is one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world, with a population of more than 10 million. Its population flow into, out of and within the greate...

Updated : 2016.05.20 17:36

[Travel bits] Round up of travel news from around the world

Ulsan Grand Park Rose Festival Ulsan Grand Park Rose Festival has launched its 11th annual festivities. Held every year since 2005, this year’s festival exhibits roughly 3 million roses in a 44,73...

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:55

Biking in the Canary Islands, out of my comfort zone

I guess you could call it a midlife crisis. I’d flown across the Atlantic Ocean for a weeklong cycling trip on this Spanish archipelago off the coast of Morocco. The crisis part came as I watched...

Updated : 2016.05.20 13:49

Central Park reopens secret sanctuary after 80 years

NEW YORK (AFP) - Eighty years after it was shut off to the world, New York has reopened a secret woodland sanctuary a stone’s throw from Fifth Avenue, just in time for summer. The 4-acre Hallett Na...

Updated : 2016.05.19 16:46

[Around the hotels] Round up of hotel events and news

Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel relaunches ‘Familia’ Imperial Palace Seoul Hotel’s buffet restaurant Familia has reopened after three months of extensive renewal process. The buffet is equipped...

Updated : 2016.05.13 18:34

Miami Beach -- America’s sexiest metropolis

MIAMI BEACH, Florida -- This just may be America’s sexiest city -- a symphony of sand, surf and sherbet-colored sunrises set to a sassy salsa beat. It is palm trees and pulsating nightlife; torpid d...

Updated : 2016.05.13 17:58

[Travel Bits] Round up of travel news

Everland Rose Festival The nation’s largest outdoor amusement park, Everland, is hosting its annual Rose Festival until June 12. The theme park, located in Yongin just outside of Seoul, is celebra...

Updated : 2016.05.13 17:44