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South Korea to Ease Covid Entry Rules

South Korea to Ease Covid Entry Rules

South Korea has decided to relax the entry conditions for foreign tourists. From September 3, the requirement for PCR testing before entering the country will be abolished. “All travelers, whether our citizens or foreigners arriving

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South Korea to Lift Quarantine Requirements from 1st April 2022

South Korea to Lift Quarantine Requirements from 1st April 2022

Starting 1st April 2022, South Korea will allow fully vaccinated travelers to enter the country without quarantine measures. 3 tests are required to travel to South Korea: 1 RT-PCR test 48 hours before departure 1

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South Korea Launches K-ETA, Electronic Travel Authorization

South Korea Launches K-ETA, Electronic Travel Authorization

From September 1, 2021, South Korea has launched a Korea Electronic Travel Authorization system, known as K-ETA. It is a new electronic authorization allowing visa-free travelers to visit the country. Foreign nationals will only be

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IHG Hotels & Resorts Unveils voco Brand to South Korea

IHG Hotels & Resorts Unveils voco Brand to South Korea

IHG Hotels & Resorts and Seraphim Development are proud to announce a landmark partnership to sign the first voco hotel in South Korea. The new-build 280-room urban resort voco Pyeongtaek City will also be the

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Luxury Collection Opens First Hotel in South Korea

Luxury Collection Opens First Hotel in South Korea

The Luxury Collection celebrates its brand debut in South Korea with the opening of Josun Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seoul Gangnam. Originally built in 1914 as one of Korea's first luxury hotels, the hotel is

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First Hilton Garden Inn to Open in South Korea

First Hilton Garden Inn to Open in South Korea

Hilton have recently announced the signing of a management agreement with JOON TOWER for Hilton Garden Inn Seoul Gangnam, which represents the launch of Hilton’s focused service brand in South Korea. Managed by Hilton, the

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Accor Expands Its Presence in South Korea

Accor Expands Its Presence in South Korea

South East Asia accounts for 12% of the Accor network worldwide, with nearly 385 hotels and 88,000 rooms. This figure is sure to grow in the future, given that the region boasts 190 hotels in

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Largest Hyatt Hotel in Asia Pacific Opens Doors

Largest Hyatt Hotel in Asia Pacific Opens Doors

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of the 1,600-room Grand Hyatt Jeju in South Korea, the largest Hyatt hotel in Asia Pacific. This highly anticipated opening also marks the return of a Hyatt hotel

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Avani Debuts in Republic of Korea

Avani Debuts in Republic of Korea

Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the brand new 289-room Avani Central Busan Hotel in the Republic of Korea. Renowned for its status as the country’s main commercial port, home to the Korea

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Jetstar Connecting Australia with South Korea

Jetstar Connecting Australia with South Korea

Jetstar introduces a new route to South Korea in partnership with JeJu Air. Australia’s first direct low-cost flight to South Korea will take off this morning with Jetstar’s inaugural flight linking the Gold Coast and

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First Fairfield by Marriott Opens in Busan

First Fairfield by Marriott Opens in Busan

Marriott International Inc., today announced the opening of the new 225-room Fairfield by Marriott Hotel in Busan, South Korea. This is the second Fairfield to open in South Korea this year and is the latest

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AVANI Announces a Second Property in South Korea

AVANI Announces a Second Property in South Korea

AVANI Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce the signing of a second property in South Korea. In the final stages of development and scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2019, AVANI Central

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The World’s Most Powerful Passports 2018

The World’s Most Powerful Passports 2018

Singapore passport is now the most powerful in the world. A Singaporean passport will grant visa-free access to 127 countries, while just 29 countries would require a visa upon arrival and 32 countries would require a

Silversea Expeditions Offers Far East Itineraries

Part of its industry-leading ultra-luxury expedition offering, Silversea Expeditions continues to take guests closer to the authentic beauty of the Far East with a number of remarkable itineraries. The following itinerary sample has been handpicked

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First Andaz Hotel to Open in South Korea

First Andaz Hotel to Open in South Korea

Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into agreements with KT Estate Inc. and Hotel I-Park Co., Ltd. for the development of an Andaz hotel in Seoul’s vibrant Apgujeong neighborhood in