PATA France: gay rights in South Korea ignored

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The association had invited its members to come and discover South Korea during a breakfast dedicated to the destination, organized in collaboration with representatives of the Korean National Tourist Office and Korean Air. We took the liberty of adding an important piece of information regarding marriage for all in South Korea.

Sandra Mullard, B to B promotion officer of the Korean National Tourist Office, and Ludovic Froidure, Regional Manager France of Korean Air, presented the destination, its assets and its challenges, as well as the possibilities offered to travelers. French to get there. Nearly 30 participants, made up of professionals from the tourism sector, responded to the PATA’s invitation and were able to learn more about this Asian country with its growing notoriety.

Pankaj James Patpatia, President of the French Chapter of PATA, declared: “The Association aims to give a spotlight to Asian destinations on the French market. We warmly thank Sandra and Ludovic who were keen to pass on their passion for this magnificent destination: enough to make our members want to travel! We will continue, thanks to our team strengthened by the enthusiastic arrival of Julien Ibsaïene – Pitassi as Deputy Secretary General, to offer new destinations during future breakfasts in the months to come.”

A news that should not have been announced…

For the first time, a South Korean court on Tuesday recognized the rights of a same-sex couple in a landmark decision hailed by activists as a significant victory for LGBT+ rights.

The case, which will now go to the Supreme Court, was initiated by So Seong-wook and Kim Yong-min, two men who married in 2019 in a ceremony that had no legal validity in the country. under South Korean law, which does not recognize same-sex marriages.

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