GLOBAL ACCESS TRAVEL AND TOURS IN KOREA. Philippine travel agency GATT brought the AUF-BS Tourism Management in Korea for the Heritage Tourism package tour.

Global Access Travel and Tours brings AUF to Korea for 4D/3N

 

GLOBAL ACCESS TRAVEL AND TOURS IN KOREA. Philippine travel agency GATT brought the AUF-BS Tourism Management in Korea for the Heritage Tourism package tour.
GLOBAL ACCESS TRAVEL AND TOURS IN KOREA. Philippine travel agency GATT brought the AUF-BS Tourism Management in Korea for the Heritage Tourism package tour from October 17-20, 2013.

Global Access Travel and Tours (GATT), a service travel agency in the Philippines specializing in Airline Ticketing, Hotel and Resort Reservation, Packaged Tours (local and international), land transfer (airport-hotel-airport), VISA application assistance, etc., recently brought the Angeles University Foundation – BS Tourism Management group from Angeles, Pampanga for a 4D/3N Heritage Tourism package tour in Korea.

The 4D/3N Heritage Tourism package included an Eco-Cultural Walk at Naminara Island, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress & Heanggung, Cheongwadae Blue House, Ehwa University, Gyeong Bok Gung Palace and National Folklore Museum, a visit to Korean Tourism Organization, Gwanghamum Square, Changdeokgung Palace, Olympic Park, and a Recreational Walk at Changgyecheon Stream and Jongno.

WELCOME TO NAMI ISLAND. Angeles University Foundation - BS Tourism Management students in front of the Immigration of Naminara Republic Island.
WELCOME TO NAMI ISLAND. Angeles University Foundation – BS Tourism Management students in front of the Immigration of Naminara Republic Island.
HANBOK STYLED. AUF students posing and dressed with the traditional Korean dress at KTO.
HANBOK STYLED. AUF students posing and dressed with the traditional Korean dress at KTO.

The tour also explored the vast communities of Seoul, Nami Island, Suwon, Myeong-dong, and Insa-dong. Shopping is also a must for everyone and the Myeong-dong and Insa-dong streets are perfect for those thrift and high-end shoppers. Entertainment was provided by the Nanta theater show in Myeon-dong.

HIGH-END SHOPPING AT MYEONG-DONG. Looking for plush and high-end brands like FOREVER 21, TOP 10, etc. is just as easy as long as you don't get lost with the crowd. (Photo by Juan Manila via iPad mini)
HIGH-END SHOPPING AT MYEONG-DONG. Looking for plush and high-end brands like FOREVER 21, TOP 10, etc. is just as easy as long as you don’t get lost with the crowd. (Photo by Juan Manila via iPad mini)

Food are always delightful and the group enjoyed sumptuous and flavorful dishes from the Kimchi, Dak Galbi, Mixed Galbi, Chicken Ginseng Soup (Samyetang), Gamjatang, and lunch and dinner at East Bridge Chinese Restaurant and Bulgogi Brothers, respectively.

KIMCHI OVERLOAD. Kimchi represents Korea and has been part of their staple food since this is also Korea's national food.
KIMCHI OVERLOAD. Kimchi represents Korea and has been part of their staple food since this is also Korea’s national food.
SAMGYETANG, KOREA'S HERBAL SOUP. Samgyetang or Chicken Ginseng Soup is a variety of guk Korean soup, which primarily consists of a whole young chicken and Korean ginseng. The dish's name literally translates as
SAMGYETANG – KOREA’S HERBAL SOUP. Samgyetang or Chicken Ginseng Soup is a variety of guk Korean soup, which primarily consists of a whole young chicken and Korean ginseng. The dish’s name literally translates as “‘ginseng chicken soup” in English. Samgyetang is traditionally served in the summer for its supposed nutrients, which replaces those lost through excessive sweating and physical exertion during the hot summers in Korea.

Accommodations were provided by The Luxury Hotel in Ansan, a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It lies south of Seoul, and is part of the Seoul National Capital Area. It is connected to Seoul by rail via Seoul Subway Line 4. Ansan is situated on the coast of the Yellow Sea.

The 82 members of students and faculties was headed by Dr. Richard Daenos, a full professor at Angeles University Foundation–College of Education and currently holds the chairman position for Professional Education and Special Education Courses. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy major in Educational Management, Master of Arts in Special Education and Master of Arts in Education major in English (all) from AUF. He was a two-time recipient of the AUF Model Faculty Award and was also accorded the TOPM for Teaching B Category in 2006 by Private Education Retirement Annuity Association (Philippines).

Meanwhile, GATT also offers passport, immigration assistance, and also creates tour itineraries for groups.

GATT is a DOT III (Department of Tourism III) and DFA (Department of Foreign Affair)  Accredited agency and have a partners both in Local and International destination management companies.

The 4D/3N Heritage Tourism package tour was in cooperation with Huabang Travel Operator in Korea and is part of Adventour Asia magazine coverage.

For bookings and reservations, call GATT office at (045) 892-0648/ (045) 322-1786 in Pampanga. Visit their website www.gatraveltours.com and Facebook page here for the latest news and updates.

 

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