Main Venue

COEX (http://www.coex.co.kr/)

The congress venue, COEX, located in the center of the cultural and business district Gangnam, is an ultra-modern convention and exhibition center that meets global standards and client expectations with customer-focused service. The COEX, located within the Korea World Trade Center, the city air terminal, hotels, a shopping mall, and a convenient subway connection, all connected through the underground network.

COEX Mall (http://www.coexmall.com/language/en/)

A great way to entertain the whole family in Seoul: COEX mall features a multi-screen movie theatre, major bookstore, Aquarium, all kinds of restaurants, and entertainment galore! COEX Mall is a must-see part of any visit to Korea.

COEX Aquarium (http://www.coexaqua.co.kr/english/e_main.html)

Escape to the undersea world at COEX Aquarium, featuring all kinds of sea creatures. Watch cute otters frolicking, and observe sharks and manta rays from a 72 meter long underwater tunnel. It’s exciting and educational!

Tourism Links

Korea Tourism Organization (http://www.tour2korea.com)

This multilingual site can give you travel ideas, historical facts and essential information for everyone planning a trip to Korea.

Seoul City Tourism (http://english.visitseoul.net)

Provided by Seoul Metro Government, it offers travel and cultural information such as hotels, city tours, attractions, events, shopping, etc. You can also take a virtual tour through Seoul. You can also read suggestions from locals on what to do and see in Seoul.

Transportation

Sponsor Airline

Korean Air (http://www.koreanair.com/)

Korean Air, a founding Member airline of SkyTeam, is a leading international airline headquartered in Seoul, flying to more than 115 destinations in over 38 countries. With a fleet of 126 modern airplanes and more than 16,600 professional employees, Korean Air provides customers with the ultimate in safety, convenience and comfort. Keeping with its vision “To Be a Respected Leader in the World Airline Community,” Country's international airline includes destination information, frequent flyer information and online reservations.

Incheon Intl’ Airport (http://www.airport.or.kr/eng/airport)

The Incheon International Airport is Korea's busiest port where more than a quarter of the country's total import and export goods are handled. This site is for up-to-date information on travel security requirements, and flight information.

Gimpo Intl’ Airport (http://www.airport.co.kr/doc/gimpo_eng)

Gimpo International Airport has been the gateway to Seoul, Republic of Korea and nowadays it is giving new pleasures to airport travellers of enjoying the complex space, called 'Sky City' which is, a place of culture, leisure and shopping.

Asiana Airlines (http://flyasiana.com/english/)

Asiana is South Korea's second largest carrier carrying over 12 million passengers a year. Asiana serves the Asia market by providing extensive connections between Korea, China and Japan. They also operate services to South East Asia, North America, Europe and Sydney among other destinations.

City Air Terminal (http://www.kcat.co.kr/index.html?v=eng)

Convenient transfers between COEX and Incheon Airport. If you’re flying Korean Air or Asiana Airlines, you can also take advantage of their expedited check-in and immigration services.

Korean National Railroad (http://info.korail.com/2007/eng/eng_index.jsp)

Korea has an efficient, clean, punctual and relatively inexpensive rail system. It is the most convenient way for foreigners to travel nationwide. This site consists of general information on Korean railroads, timetables and fares, interactive maps, traveler's information, and railroad news.

Government

Korean Immigration Bureau (http://www.immigration.go.kr/HP/IMM80/index.do)

The Korean Immigration Bureau is responsible for visa affairs, entry/departure inspections, foreigners' residence administration, examination of refugee status and the deportation of foreign nationals. You can gather immigration related matters on this site without having to visit the bureau office.

Korea.Net (www.korea.net)

Korea.net, the Korean government's official homepage, is a gateway to detailed information about Korea, offering a convenient and user-friendly environment. According to a UN survey released in June 2002, Korea.net was ranked among the top 15 "excellent examples of single entry portals" of 84 national government websites.

Culture

National Museum of Korea (http://www.museum.go.kr/EngMain.do)

National Museum of Korea has a vast collection of visual materials and books that introduce Korea’s traditional culture including 26,000 volumes of books and 145 videos and films covering various aspects of Korean culture, from ceramics and archaeological sites of the Paleolithic age to traditional Samullori percussion music. You can see a variety of Korean treasures on this website.

Korean National Heritage Online (http://heritage.go.kr/culture_2007/eng)

This site introduces precious Korean National Heritage, from the UNESCO- designed World Heritage and the National Treasures of Korea. You can also collect information on museum nationwide. Explore the uniqueness of Korean culture through this website.