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All the hotels listed here are just off Interstate 95, within walking distance of many restaurants and the famous Carolina Premium Outlets. The Carolina Premium Outlets is one of the few premium shopping outlet malls in North Carolina. Distance to the Global Open Kukkiwon Cup venue is approximately 3 miles and 45 miles from the Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU). 


The Organizing Committee has been working with a few hotels for discounted rates, but quite frankly, you can save more by booking through one of the travel site apps. These 10-plus hotels are all within walking distance from each other. Due to their proximity to the I-95 highway, these hotels stay booked most of the time.


By Air: 45 miles from the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) International Airport.


By Car: The Global Open Kukkiwon Cup is conveniently located from exit 95 off I-95 in Smithfield, North Carolina.


Welcome to Carolina Premium Outlets®, Eastern North Carolina's premier shopping destination. You'll find more of what you're looking for with over 80 stores, serving the communities of Johnston County, its surrounding counties from the Triangle to the Coast, and cities in South Carolina and Virginia. The Center features upscale outlet stores, including Adidas, Aerie, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Carolina Pottery, Coach Outlet, Chico's, Columbia Sportswear, J. Crew Factory, Kate Spade New York, NIKE Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Talbots Outlet, Under Armour, and many more. Carolina Premium Outlets, an easy-to-navigate outdoor shopping experience, has quick dining options, including many known restaurants. The outlet mall is conveniently located at exit 95 off I-95 in Smithfield, NC.

Welcome To Carolina Premium Outlets®
- A Shopping Center In Smithfield, NC -
A Simon Property

For International Visitors

Unless you already have the VISA to enter the US You must complete the following; we then will issue an invitation to you. Please send all receipts stated below to

• Must register a minimum of 5 competitors and pay for Global Open Kukkiwon Cup Taekwondo Championships

• Must reserve and pay for hotel

• Must pay processing fee of $49

• Once all payments have been confirmed, you will receive an invitation via email to apply for a VISA into the US within 3 business days.

• ICG nor Kukkiwon Cup can guarantee approval of entry VISA for this event. This is at the sole discretion of the US Embassy in your country.

• No refunds can be offered once submitted regardless of your VISA approval status.

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