|Title||Incheon International Airport Announces Free Transit Tours|
Incheon International Airport Announces Free Transit Tours
Toronto, Canada. June 10th, 2013. – Incheon International Airport (IIAC) has announced that starting July 1st, 2013 4 free transit tours for the city will be introduced for transit passengers. The new “Free Transit Tour Campaign” is an effort by IIAC to increase the competitiveness of Incheon Airport and follows moves by the Korean government to ease Visa restrictions for transit passengers.
The 4 new tours will include
Their pitch was as impressive as the airport itself. Whilst in transit, you can do some skating at the ice rink inside the terminal, sit back and watch a film in one of 3 movie theatres, or see traditional musical performances that are held every day. There’s a free internet café, free showers even for economy class passengers, relaxing chairs, children’s playroom and culinary delights at 70 restaurants.
In addition there are 70 Duty Free shops with the only Louis Vuitton airport shop in the world. “We also have a HUB Lounge where passengers flying on Korean Air get a 40 percent discount. Normally passengers using the lounge would pay US$35, but with the discount, it’s reduced to only US$21.” Said Kwanghee Yang, Manager of Aviation Marketing of Incheon International Airport. She said travelers can go on a free transit tour of Seoul visiting some of Korea’s famous tourist attractions.
The airport has recently received its seventh consecutive award for being the Best Airport Worldwide by the Airport Council International.
“Being recognized as the top airport in the world for seven consecutive years is a testament to our world class service. But we are always looking for ways to improve our services and how we can provide a better experience for coming tourists, which I think is one of the reasons why we continuously strive to be the global leader of International Airports,” said Nam-Soo Lim, Executive Director of Aviation Marketing Group of Incheon International Airport.
Incheon Airport is one of the largest and busiest airports in Asia. The airport handles more than 35 million passengers annually as well as 230,000 flights. The hub serves as home to 82 airlines and links tourists to 182 destinations worldwide.