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Plan your own Story and WIN in the Korea, Let your Story Begin Campaign 1 May – 30 June, 2016

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Korea Tourism Organization is set to run the Korea, Let your Story Begin promotional campaign in the Australian market place from 1st May, 2016. The latest campaign invites viewers to plan their own story in Korea to have a chance to win a holiday to Korea for two persons visiting Seoul and Busan including return economy airfares courtesy of Asiana Airlines plus three nights deluxe hotel accommodation in Seoul and two nights in Busan.

The campaign will begin in Sydney and Melbourne initially with an APN Outdoor campaign of bus/tram posters in both cities.  The campaign will be promoted widely through online media outlets at the same time and entries for the competition will be via the Korea Tourism Organization Sydney office website until the 30th June, 2016.  Website:

2016 is also the start of Visit Korea Years 2016-2018 with many benefits on offer for travellers to the country over the next three years.  The Visit Korea Years 2016-2018 Committee will visit Sydney and Auckland for  tourism roadshow events for the travel industry in both cities early June.

There has never been a better time to visit Korea whether your interests lie in Korea’s traditional and modern culture, its dynamic cities and nightlife, the popular and delicious Korean cuisine or just shopping and having fun.

Entrants in the competition to Win a Holiday to Korea must plan their own story in Korea to have a chance to win and then agree to share their story via Facebook and/or Instagram whilst travelling in Korea. There are a myriad of ways to plan your own story in Korea with a few examples as below.

Explore Ancient & Modern Korea – Enjoy Korea’s 5,000 years of culture and history and the profound beauty of  its UNESCO World Heritage sights as well as experience modern Korea as it is today with its modern architecture, design galleries, trendy fashion boutiques and cafes.

Experience Traditional Culture – Join a Templestay Program and live like a Buddhist for a day or visit Gwangjang Traditional Market for some traditional mung bean pancakes (bindaettok) and rice wine (makgeolli).

Join the Festival Fun – Make your own story by participating in one of Korea’s hugely popular festivals like the Boryeong Mud Festival or the Gwangju Kimch Festival.  Korea has hundreds of festivals throughout the year.  Festival calendar 2016 –

Make yours a delicious food journey – The number one reason for many visitors to travel to Korea is it’s delicious cuisine.  From cooking your own BBQ and street eats for a couple of dollars to a royal banquet and fine dining Korea offers an amazing variety of food experiences.

Catch some nightlife – Join Korea’s young party crowd in the student bars of Hongdae or the trendy high end nightclubs of PSY’s hometown Gangnam.  Seoul and most cities in Korea never sleep!

Visit Korea Year 2016-2018 Special Offers & Discount Coupons

See all the special offers and discount coupons for shopping, theatre, restaurants, free bus travel from Seoul to provincial cities and much more via the Visit Korea Year 2016-2018 website:

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