Main Congress Venue
Hwabaek International Convention Center
Hwabaek International Convention Center, or HICO, is an exhibition and convention center located in Bomun Tourist Complex in Gyeongju.
Hwabaek is a Silla’s deliberative body, the Council of Nobles, which laid the foundation for democracy by seeking wisdom and compromise through discussions and debates.
  • 4FRestaurant, Interpretation Booths
  • 3FConvention Hall
  • 2FMeeting Rooms, Executive Meeting Rooms
  • 1FMeeting Rooms, Exhibition Hall, Exhibition Square
  • B1HICO Plaza, Underground Parking Lot
  • 507 Bomun-ro, Gyeongju,
    Gyeongsangbuk-do, 38116, Rep. of Korea
  • Tel. 054-702-1000
    http://www.HICOcity.kr/
  • Hwabaek International Convention Center(HICO)
Flight
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SAVE UP TO 20% ON TRAVEL WITH THE STAR ALLIANCE™ NETWORK

The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for “The 14th World Congress of the OWHC”.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please visit the official web page of the participating airlines by clicking the links below.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

If you need more information about Star Alliance discount , please feel free to contact conventionsplus@flyasiana.com or ookook@flyasiana.com

Visa

When visiting Korea, make sure to check on your embassy website to see if you need a visa.

The list below shows the countries that have signed a visa waiver accord with the Republic of Korea.

You may enter South Korea exclusively when you have OR(Ordinary) on Applicable passport category.

 

※ Please check the documents required by the embassy (ex. invitation letter with signatures, business registration certificate, etc.) and write an e-mail to the administration office. (info@2017gyeongjuowhc.org)
※ If you have a layover, you may need a transit visa to get out of the airport.
Hotel

From HICO to the Hotels

from HICO to Hotels
On foot
  • Hilton Gyeongju150m(3mins)
  • The-K Hotel300m(5mins)
  • Swiss Rosen594m(7mins)
  • Hotel Valentine420m(7mins)
Shuttle
  • Hyundai Hotel1.8Km(5mins)

Accommodation Costs for the 14th OWHC World Congress

Name Hilton Gyeongju Hotel Hyundai The-K Hotel Swiss Rosen Hotel Hotel Valentine
category -
type Deluxe Single Room
(including 1 breakfast)
- - - Single
(No breakfast)
cost 150,000KRW
(Approx. USD133)
- - 45,000KRW
(Approx. USD41)
type Deluxe Twin Room
(including 2 breakfasts)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
Twin
(No breakfast)
cost 180,000KRW
(Approx. USD159)
135,000KRW
(Approx. USD120)
160,000KRW
(Approx. USD141)
108,000KRW
(Approx. USD96)
126,000KRW
(Approx. USD111)
95,000KRW
(Approx. USD85)
105,000KRW
(Approx. USD93)
50,000KRW
(Approx. USD45)
Name Hilton Gyeongju
category
type Deluxe Single Room
(including 1 breakfast)
cost 150,000KRW
(Approx. USD133)
type Deluxe Twin Room
(including 2 breakfasts)
cost 180,000KRW
(Approx. USD159)
Name Hotel Hyundai
category
type -
cost
type Deluxe-Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
cost 135,000KRW
(Approx. USD120)
160,000KRW
(Approx. USD141)
Name The-K Hotel
category
type -
cost -
type Deluxe-Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Deluxe-Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
cost 108,000KRW
(Approx. USD96)
126,000KRW
(Approx. USD111)
Name Swiss Rosen Hotel
category
type -
cost -
type Twin
(including 1 breakfast)
Twin
(including 2 breakfasts)
cost 95,000KRW
(Approx. USD85)
105,000KRW
(Approx. USD93)
Name Hotel Valentine
category -
type Single
(No breakfast)
cost 45,000KRW
(Approx. USD41)
type Twin
(No breakfast)
cost 50,000KRW
(Approx. USD45)
※ Breakfast is included in Room Cost, except for the Hotel Valentine (no restaurant available in the hotel).
Transportation
News
    Homepage http://www.hiltongyeongju.co.kr
    Address 484-7, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea
    Tel. +82-54-745-7788
    Location
    Location Bomun
    HICO 221 m
    Singyeongju Station (KTX) 20.6 km
    Gyeongju Station 9.2 km
    Seogyeongju Station 11.2 km
    Gyeong Ju Express Terminal 10.2 km
    Gyeongju Bus Terminal 10.3 km
    Gyeongju IC 13 km
    Rooms
    No. of Rooms 330
    Suite 52
    Standard 278
    Double 95
    Twin 208
    Triple 12
    Quadruple  
    Ondol 15
    Meetingromm(Banquet)
    No. of Banquet Rooms 9
    No. of Banquet Maximum Rooms 16
    Seating Capacity
    Auditorium 720
    Lecture Hall 330
    Banquet Hall 400
    Homepage http://www.hyundaihotel.com/gyeongju
    Address 338, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea
    Tel. +82-54-779-7301
    Location
    Location Bomun
    HICO 1.9 km
    Singyeongju Station (KTX) 20 km
    Gyeongju Station 8.6 km
    Seogyeongju Station 10.2 km
    Gyeong Ju Express Terminal 9.5 km
    Gyeongju Bus Terminal 9.7 km
    Gyeongju IC 12.4 km
    Rooms
    No. of Rooms 440
    Suite 24
    Standard 416
    Double 50
    Twin 333
    Triple 18
    Quadruple  
    Ondol 39
    Meetingromm(Banquet)
    No. of Banquet Rooms 12
    No. of Banquet Maximum Rooms 14
    Seating Capacity
    Auditorium 1700
    Lecture Hall 1100
    Banquet Hall 1000
    Homepage http://www.swissrosen.co.kr
    Address 465-37, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea
    Tel. +82-54-748-4848
    Location
    Location Bomun
    HICO 323 m
    Singyeongju Station (KTX) 21.2 km
    Gyeongju Station 9.8 km
    Seogyeongju Station 11.7 km
    Gyeong Ju Express Terminal 10.7 km
    Gyeongju Bus Terminal 10.9 km
    Gyeongju IC 13.6 km
    Rooms
    No. of Rooms 60
    Suite 7
    Standard 53
    Double 22
    Twin 33
    Triple 0
    Quadruple 0
    Ondol 5
    Meetingromm(Banquet)
    No. of Banquet Rooms 3
    No. of Banquet Maximum Rooms 3
    Seating Capacity
    Auditorium 120
    Lecture Hall 100
    Banquet Hall 80
    Homepage http://www.thek-hotel.co.kr
    Address 45, Expo-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea
    Tel. +82-54-770-9140
    Location
    Location Bomun
    HICO 455 m
    Singyeongju Station (KTX) 21 km
    Gyeongju Station 9.6 km
    Seogyeongju Station 11.5 km
    Gyeong Ju Express Terminal 10.5 km
    Gyeongju Bus Terminal 10.7 km
    Gyeongju IC 13.4 km
    Rooms
    No. of Rooms 304
    Suite 54
    Standard 250
    Double 9
    Twin 114
    Triple 21
    Quadruple 0
    Ondol 160
    Meetingromm(Banquet)
    No. of Banquet Rooms 15
    No. of Banquet Maximum Rooms 18
    Seating Capacity
    Auditorium 2,000
    Lecture Hall 1,200
    Banquet Hall 1,000
    Homepage http://www.valen.kr/
    Address 242-12 Sinpyeong-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do
    Tel. +82-54-748-3232
    Location
    Location Bomun
    HICO 771 m
    Singyeongju Station (KTX) 20 km
    Gyeongju Station 8 km
    Seogyeongju Station 22.21 km
    Gyeong Ju Express Terminal 10.23 km
    Gyeongju Bus Terminal 10.44 km
    Gyeongju IC 13.6 km
    Rooms
    No. of Rooms 41
    Suite 0
    Standard 0
    Double 29
    Twin 5
    Triple 0
    Quadruple 4
    Ondol 3
    Meetingromm(Banquet)
    No. of Banquet Rooms 1