About STO

History

  • 2019. OCT10
    • Hosted Seoul Tourism Plaza Naming competition
  • 2019. SEP9
    • Visit Seoul won four awards at the SOCIAL i-AWARD 2020
    • Conducted global campaign for Seoul Tourism
    • UIA Associations Asia-Pacific Round Table in Seoul Goes Virtual
    • Signed MOU agreement with ICCA
  • 2020. AUG8
    • Reorganized the Seoul Tourism Website
    • Hosted Seoul Inter-Noise 2020 e-congress
    • Awarded iECO AWARD KOREA for two consecutive years
  • 2020. JUL7
    • Signed MOU agreement with Hyundai Motor Company
    • Published a survey report of 2019 International Visitors to Seoul
    • Ranked the third MICE city in the world for five consecutive years
    • Signed MOU agreement with Hansug University
  • 2020. JUN6
    • Started cooperation in 'supporting local tourism promotion'
    • Joined 'Thanks to You Challenge'
    • Launched auxiliary equipment rental service for tourism-vulnerable people
  • 2020. MAY5
    • 2020 Online Opening Ceremony of MICE Global Specialists
    • Seoul Tourism Promotion Video Enlisted BES on Facebook
    • 2nd Announcement of MICE Recovery Task Force
    • Seoul MICE Growing Challenge Online Service Open
  • 2020. APR4
    • Conducted Good Donation Campaign
    • Recruited MICE Global Specialists
    • Hosted Seoul-Tourism Startup competition
    • 2nd anniversary of the foundation
    • Selected Seoul Tourism Plaza Design
    • 1st Announcement of MICE Recovery Task Force
  • 2020. MAR3
    • Launched COVID-19 Emergency Response Center
    • Selected 17 SMA new member companies
    • Set Up the emergency support TF for Travel industry
    • Hosted Seoul Tourism Plaza Design competition
  • 2020. JAN1
    • Promoted in FITUR 2020
    • Published Braille Tourism Guidebook
  • 2019. DEC12
    • Ranked the best MICE city in the world for five consecutive years
    • Hosted the "Seoul Tourism Awards 2019"
    • Awarded Universal Design Award 2019
  • 2019. NOV11
    • Hosted the "Seoul Lantern Festival 2019"
    • Declaration of "Zero Workplace Accident"
    • Awarded the Best Company for Work-Life Balance in Seoul
    • Hosted the "Cheonggye Plogging event"
    • Promoted in IBTM World 2019
  • 2019. OCT10
    • Awarded Grand Prize for Social Contribution Innovation of iECO AWARD KOREA 2019
    • Operated Seoul tourism promotional booth in the 100th National Sports Festival
    • Signed MOU agreement with Moscow City Committee for Tourism
    • Performed "Zero Waste Challenge" as one of the first affiliated organizations of Seoul
    • Hosted the 1st "Seoul Tourism FESTA"
  • 2019. SEP9
    • Signed MOU agreement with Gyeongsangbuk-do Culture & Tourism Corporation
    • Conducted global campaign for Seoul Tourism
    • Signed MOU agreement with Economy, Tourism and Commerce, Municipality of Porto
  • 2019. AUG8
    • Signed MOU agreement between four organizations including Seoul Metropolitan City, Gwangju, Seoul Tourism Organization, and Gwangju Convention & Visitors Bureau
    • Signed MOU agreement with Seoul Digital Foundation
    • Hosted the GURU meeting of STO tourism
    • Signed MOU agreement with Tencent about offering solutions for smart tourism
  • 2019. JUN6
    • Ranked the third MICE city in the world for four consecutive years (as of UIA in 2018)
    • Signed MOU agreement between five organizations including Seoul Metropolitan City, Gangwon-do, Seoul Tourism Organization, Gangwon Business Agency, and Gangwon Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • 2019. APR4
    • Operated 2019 Spring Travel Week
    • Selected 26 SMA new member companies
    • Designated Byun Donhyun as the new director of Tourism and MICE Director
    • Conducted public auditions for Seoul-tourism startups
    • Operated hospitality week for foreign tourists
    • Completed presentation about 2018 survey of foreign tourists in Seoul
    • Declared vision of "Starting valuable changes" for the organization's first anniversary
    • Signed business agreement with Seoul Agro-Fisheries & Food Corporation to turn Garak Mall into a tourist attraction
    • Opened Seoul Danurim Tourism Center
    • Opened VISITSEOUL TV
    • Awarded Webby Awards 2019
  • 2019. MAR3
    • Promoted in ITB Berlin
    • Recruited MICE future talents
    • Appointed Na Sanghoon as the new Management Department Director
    • Released Discover Seoul Pass BTS Edition
    • Released Discover Seoul Pass BTS Edition for foreign tourists
  • 2019. FEB2
    • Received Practical Inspiration Award & Designated as Business of Excellence in the "SME Public Procurement" Category
    • Hosted 2019 Seoul-Tourism Startup competition
    • Appointed 100 Global Seoul Mates, diplomats for Seoul tourism, from 44 countries
  • 2019. JAN1
    • Signed business agreement with Mackiss Company to revitalize tourism connecting Seoul and the provinces
    • Signed MOU agreement with Seoul Metro to attract domestic tourists