SOURCE: Korea Tourism Organization

Korea Tourism Organization

September 06, 2012 05:08 ET

Visit Korea 2.0: KTO Upgrades Smartphone App

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2012) - The Korea Tourism Organization has released Visit Korea 2.0, the upgraded version of the original Visit Korea smartphone application.

Visit Korea 2.0 contains expanded travel content and information on Korea's tourist attractions, restaurants, accommodations, shops, and more. All listings have a map to assist travelers in navigation. Visit Korea 2.0 features increased user-friendliness by adding such convenient functions as links to Social Networking Services.

The KTO hopes that Visit Korea 2.0 will meet the demand of the increasing number of travelers using smartphones to access information about travel in Korea. 

In accordance with the launching of the Visit Korea 2.0 smartphone application, Korea Tourism Organization is holding the Visit Korea 2.0 App Review Contest on its official website, Visit Korea. The KTO also plans to hold such online events as 'Create your own QR Code' via Facebook and Twitter. Detailed information on the current and upcoming online events can be found on the Visit Korea website (http://english.visitkorea.or.kr).

Visit Korea 2.0 can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store for iPhones and Android Phones.

Website link for download:
iPhone Download (http://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/visit-korea/id417340885?mt=8)
Android Download (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.visitkorea.eng)

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