Korea, Korea's number one tourism app has just released version 3.0, now with a
more user-friendly interface and even more convenient functions. Extended
location based services, bookmark function, improved search functions, and now
optimized for tablets.
version 2.0, which mainly focused on the accessibility of Korea tourism information
on the mobile format, version 3.0 was reorganized to focus on a more
user-friendly interface. New major features of version 3.0 include the ability
to filter a list of attractions and restaurants by distance. Also, Visit Korea
version 3.0 shows a variety of tourism information on the map and includes
a“find route”function to any selected destination, which will include
information on total distance and travel time thanks to a new LBS (Location
bookmark function enables users to download and store their favorite
information in advance so that they do not have to worry about costly data
usage while traveling in Korea. Even a predictive search function has been
added, making it easier for tourists to type and search on the app. Version
3.0, with its new reactive UI, is able to be used on any iOS or Android product
and now has a highly optimized resolution and provides a user-friendly
interface for tablets by utilizing their wider screen.
3.0 contains a diverse range of information with over 5,000 articles on major
attractions, restaurants, lodging, shopping, and transportation information.
Most of the content features the location on a map, directions, and SNS sharing
functions. In addition, new articles on Korean tourism are updated every day,
and tour courses by theme and the “Recommended Tours” menu deliver practical
tips and information for any trip to Korea. Furthermore, critical information
while traveling in Korea, such as public transportation information, voice
services for major Korean expressions, internet usage information, useful
applications, and discount coupons will be included on the app.
Tourism Organization official in charge of the app said, "We did not want
the app to be limited to just offering reliable Korean tourism information, so
we tried to develop an application that travelers can actually actively use by
offering a variety of convenient functions." He added, "As an IT
powerhouse, we will continue to strengthen overseas promotion and marketing in
order to deliver the charm of Korea through a mobile device."
3.0 can be downloaded now at the App Store:
2nd September, 2013
information: Jennifer Doherty, PR/Marketing Manager, KTO Sydney
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PH:. 02)9252-4147/8