Korea Tourism Organization

Ho Kyeong Jang
Members Free to read

Muslim Prayer Room Plan Scuppered by Islamophobes

Plans to build a mobile prayer room for Muslim visitors to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have been scrapped after a strong backlash from local religious activists. Kim Yeong-ju of Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) told Korea Exposé that the government’s top tourist body had originally planned to place a Muslim

Se-Woong Koo
Members Free to read

Michelin Guide Accused of Selling Out to South Korean Government

Michelin Guide, published since 1900 by a French tire company of the same name, is one of the most respected names in the restaurant industry. It employs anonymous inspectors to evaluate restaurants and rewards one, two or three stars to select establishments, with the three stars indicating “exceptional cuisine, worthy