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3,000 Employees of Chinese Firm Visit S. Korea in Incentive Tour Program

3,000 Employees of Chinese Firm Visit S. Korea in Incentive Tour Program

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run tourism agency said Monday it has attracted a 3,000-strong incentive travel group from a Chinese healthcare marketing company. The employees of Guangzhou Yanruyu Medical Technology began a five-day trip to Seoul, Incheon and Gangwon Province on the day, according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The [...]

‘Arthdal Chronicles’ Likely to Have Second Season

‘Arthdal Chronicles’ Likely to Have Second Season

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The blockbuster TV fantasy series “Arthdal Chronicles” will likely come back with a second season despite its lower-than-expected viewership, its broadcaster tvN said Monday. “We’re positively considering making a second season,” an official from tvN said. “The decision has not been finalized yet, but the possibility is high.” Details [...]

Sales of Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival Hit 1 tln Won

Sales of Annual Wintertime Shopping Festival Hit 1 tln Won

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of this year’s state-led annual wintertime shopping festival aimed at attracting foreign tourists to Korea jumped nearly 40 percent to reach the milestone of 1 trillion won (US$839 million), data showed Monday. Sales from the Korea Grand Sale 2019 came to 1.25 trillion won, compared with 900.7 billion [...]