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Korea to Showcase New Offerings for Business Events at AIME 2020-02-14 Korea MICE Bureau will be attending the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings EXPO (AIME) this coming February 17-19.

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Suwon MICE Complex Welcomes New Courtyard by Marriott Hotel 2020-01-21 A new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel opened in the currently developing Suwon MICE Complex, home to Korea's latest convention center - Suwon Convention Center.

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Korea Hosts Major Chinese Incentive Trips 2019-12-20 Korea welcomed 3,500 international employees of WEINA Cosmetics Co., a Shanghai-based cosmetics company currently operating 11 branches throughout China, including Xi’an of Shaanxi Province and Qingdao of Shandong Province.

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Busan to Host 2019 ASEAN – Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2019-11-15 The 2019 ASEAN – Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit will take place this month from November 25 – 26 in Busan, Korea.

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Korea Secures 23rd International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress 2019-10-10 Korea has won the bid to host the 23rd International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress in Busan. The Congress will take place August 20-25, 2026.

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Korea to Develop South Jeolla Province into New MICE Destination 2019-09-10 Korea will develop South Jeolla Province, Jeollanam-do, into a new MICE destination under the concept, "Creating Business through Rest, Relaxation and Recharging of Mind".

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Korea Brings 40th World Congress of Endourology to Seoul 2019-08-05 The 40 th World Congress of Endourology (WCE) will take place in 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. Approximately 2,500 delegates from 90 countries around the world are expected to attend the congress, which will be held at COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in the Gangnam District of Seoul.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall in Daegu 2019-07-16 Daegu City and EXCO held a groundbreaking ceremony for the ‘EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall’ on July 2, 2019.

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623 Industry Event Highlights: Korea MICE Expo 2019 2019-07-22 Hit:42
622 Press Release Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall in Daegu 2019-07-16 Hit:31
621 Travel Easier Departure Clearance for International Tourists 2019-07-09 Hit:32
620 Travel Top 10 Jeju Attractions to Visit this June 2019-06-19 Hit:45

Top 10 Jeju Attractions to Visit this June

Photo: Jeju-do batdam

Jeju Tourism Organization has released a list of Top 10 Jeju Sites to visit in June. The list includes attractions, nature, experience programs, festivals, food and more.

First on the list is Donymyeong-ri in Hallim. The area is well known for batdam, or field wall, that resembles a black dragon. Made using basalt, the wall separates the fields while protecting crops from the wind. Visitors walking the trail can see various crops getting harvested on the fields and at the end of the trail, Jeju souvenirs can be purchased at the neighborhood’s village hall. Visitors can also experience a variety of sea related programs at the nearby Hallim Sea Village.

Next on the list is Samdasu Forest Trail. Located within a prize winning forest, the trail is known for its primeval forest atmosphere. With two different easy level courses, Course 1 takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, while Course 2 takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete.

Also included in the list are various cultural attractions. Throughout Jeju Island, various art pieces can be found at different cultural spaces. At Sanjicheon Gallery, daily lives of haenyeo (women divers), referred to as the mothers of Jeju, can be seen, while at Art Space IAa connects art with life through various art experience programs. More exhibitions on Jeju’s history and culture can be seen at Seogwipo Cultural Battery Station, Cultural Space Yang, and
Arario Museum.

For more unique experience, visitors can try Jeju’s original alcohol at pubs and distilleries. Traditional Jeju liquor and fermented drink experience program can be found at Jeju Island Brewery, or Jeju Suligneunjijp, where a traditional method has been handed down for four generations. JeJu HoneyWine is another popular attraction that offers nation’s only melomel wine, produces wine through honey and mandarin from Jeju. For fresh beer, visit Tamna Ale, while for traditional cocktail and rice cake, Jeju Saemju is a must.

Other attractions selected for the month of June include Iseungi Volcanic Cone, parasailing and paddle-boarding, Yeomnani Kojigil Trail, Baengdeui Goeungil Trail, city tour bus attractions, mountain hydrangea and sunflower attractions, and restaurants certified by Jeju residents.

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Top 10 Jeju Attractions to Visit this June

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Information courtesy of Jeju Tourism Organization

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