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Published on : Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in partnership with Korean Air (KAL) organized a luxury FAM trip for their top business partners to Seoul & Jeju Island during 14 – 18 April 2016. The group visited Seoul – the capital and largest city of South Korea and Jeju Island – the world only visa free island which is ranked amongst the 7 New Natural Wonders of the World.
The aim of the visit was to showcase the products and offerings for luxury FIT, family group travel and honeymoon market. Senior most representatives from Cox & Kings, Kesari Travels, Akbar Travels, Riya Travels along with members from Korean Air & KTO Team were part of this 4 nights & 5 days program.
To name a few of the activities in the itinerary, the group visited the Seongsan Sunrise Peak which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most famous attraction of Jeju and experienced deep sea submarine which is again unique to only in Jeju in the whole of Asia. In Seoul the group visited the OneMount Snowpark which offers snow sports all year round with their flagship attraction being the dog-sledging on snow. Other experiences included changing of guard’s ceremony at Gyeongbuk Palace, watching the NANTA SHOW – the most famous non-verbal performance of Korea and experiencing Royal Korean Cuisine. The group got to experience a variety of local food, endless quantities of seafood and Indian food at both destinations. KTO ensured the best hospitality for the participants and exclusive treatment for the group.
Korean Air which has direct flight connectivity from Mumbai to Seoul offered its premium product in both the international sector and the internal Seoul-Jeju domestic sector to ensure maximum comfort and a luxurious experience.
“All our participants were carefully chosen and I wanted to give them a really unique and luxurious experience in return of their continuous support. We have received excellent feedback from all the participants and will be coming out with new packages for the Indian market soon.” – said Mr. Byungsun Lee, Director of Korea Tourism Organization in India.
South Korea received more than 1,50,000 Indian visitors in 2015 with an average growth of more than 15% in the last 3 years.