What's Happening


  • Date12/17/2015
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Korea plans to make a big impression at AIME2016 with a large contingent of MICE experts joining the main Korea Tourism Organization pavilion. Twelve co-exhibitors will travel to Melbourne for AIME2016 to promote their services on the Korea pavilion (stand 3400). 

They include InterContinental Hotels Seoul, Ritz Carlton Hotel Seoul, Golden Tour Korea DMC, Plaza 21 Plus Travel Inc., Jane Tour & DMC, Holiday Planners Co. Ltd., US Tour & Travel, Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau, Busan Tourism Organization, Bosuk Tours Ltd.,  Kims Travel Service and Seoul Tourism Organization.

Korea has made a big jump in hosting international events in recent years with an increase from just 164 international meetings in 2004 to 636 meetings held in 2014.

According to UIA statistics Korea ranked 4th in global rankings in 2014 with a total of  636 international meetings and  Seoul  city was ranked 5th with 249 meetings held. 

2016 is set to be a big year as well with Korea hosting the Rotary International Convention with 22,000 international delegates expected to descend on the KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Centre) in Gyeonggi province, not far from Incheon International Airport, the main gateway to Korea.

Korea is also gearing up to host the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major event expected to draw interest worldwide in Korea's potential as a ski destination.

Visit the Korea pavilion at AIME2016 to discover Korea as a new and interesting MICE destination for your clients and find out more about the incentives offered to host your next meeting, incentive or conference in Korea.

  Korea MICE Bureau:   www.koreaconvention.org   Email:   mice@knto.or.kr

Sydney office:  visitkorea@knto.org.au