Journal: TWUKSection:
Title: Issue Date: 08/10/01
Author: Page Number: 34
Copyright: Other





in brief

&#42 visitors to benefit from korea pass card

Korea National Tourism has launched a tourist pass card with discounts on bus and subway fares. The Korea Pass Card is a pre-paid multi-purpose bank card and can also be used as a credit card in hotels, in shopping centres and in markets. The card can be purchased, in various denominations of the Korean Won at Incheon International Airport on arrival in Korea or the Visa Customer Centre in Myeongdong, downtown Seoul.

&#42 cayman islands starts tag-a-turtle scheme

The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has launched a Tag-a-Turtle scheme to help release turtles back into the wild. Companies in the meetings and incentives market can join the Cayman Turtle Market and get the chance to tag an individual or group of turtles with their company name. For more information on the scheme visit www.turtle.ky.

&#42 malta tourism authority prepares for festival

The Malta Tourism Authority is preparing for a week-long festival, from November 25 until December 1, on the island of Gozo to celebrate 7,000 years of history and culture. The event, called Mediterraena, will give visitors an insight into the traditional music, prehistoric culture and natural heritage of the region. The website at www.mediterranea.com.mt includes details of the programme and suggested itineraries.