|Title||KTO Upgrades free Smartphone App ‘Visit Korea 2.0’|
The 'Visit Korea' smartphone application ("app") is the main Korea travel app developed by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) for foreign travellers. The KTO has released 'Visit Korea 2.0', the upgraded version of the original 'Visit Korea'.
'Visit Korea 2.0'
contains more Korea travel content and information, which have been optimized
for mobile use and increased user-friendliness. It is available for free
download on iPhone and Android.
The first 'Visit Korea' app was released in February 2011 to provide comprehensive information on Korea tourism for the rapidly growing population of smartphone users around the world.
The most notable feature of 'Visit Korea 2.0' is the mobile optimization of 3,500 database entries for Korea's tourist attractions, restaurants, accommodations, shops, transportation etc. While 'Visit Korea' offered mobile optimization for the key contents only, now it is a lot more convenient for the users to browse through the app and look up specific contents.
All database entries have
a map to assist foreign travellers find directions to their desired
Furthermore, 'Visit Korea 2.0' allows users to share individual contents on their personal Social Networking Sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare, further expanding opportunities to promote Korea travel content.
As the number of Smartphone users across the globe soars, the number of foreign travelers demanding and acquiring tourist information via Smartphone applications also increases. The KTO hopes that 'Visit Korea 2.0' will meet such demand by providing sufficient information and tools for one's travel throughout Korea. Furthermore, in partnership with relevant organizations both home and abroad, the KTO plans to promote 'Visit Korea 2.0' and its advantages globally.
'Visit Korea 2.0' can be downloaded free of charge by scanning the QR (Quick Response) Codes below, or from iTunes App Store and Google Play Store for iPhones and Android Phones, respectively.
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