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Palace Walkway’s Entire Section Opened to Public After 60 yrs

Palace Walkway’s Entire Section Opened to Public After 60 yrs

SEOUL, Dec. 7. (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul metropolitan government opened the entire walkway encircling a royal palace in the South Korean capital to the public Friday almost 60 years after it was blocked off by the British Embassy. Visitors have been unable to complete a circuit of the walkway along the stone wall around Deoksu Palace, [...]

Prehistoric Theme Park Joins Legoland in Chuncheon

Prehistoric Theme Park Joins Legoland in Chuncheon

CHUNCHEON, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jungdo neighborhood in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, chosen for the construction of South Korea’s first Legoland, will also be home to a prehistoric theme park. LL Development Co. announced on Wednesday that it will build the Jungdo Prehistoric Theme Park in the 110,000㎡ cultural properties reservation zone. LL Development [...]

Tourists in Seoul Turn to Clothing Instead of Cosmetics

Tourists in Seoul Turn to Clothing Instead of Cosmetics

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Tourists visiting Seoul are buying more fashion products than last year, according to a recent survey. The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization announced on Sunday that compared to last year, tourists in Seoul purchased fewer cosmetics and more fashion products. Querying 1,500 tourists who visited South [...]

World’s Largest Artificial Waves Coming to Sihwa MTV by 2020

World’s Largest Artificial Waves Coming to Sihwa MTV by 2020

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — One of the world’s largest surfing parks will open in Sihwa MTV (Multi-techno Valley), Gyeonggi Province, by the end of 2020. Lee Jae-myung, Governor of Gyeonggi Province; Lim Byeong-taek, head of Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water); and Choi Sam-seop, President of Daewon Plus Construction signed a memorandum of understanding [...]

Seoul to Analyze Tourism Big Data to Help Small Vendors

Seoul to Analyze Tourism Big Data to Help Small Vendors

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced yesterday plans to analyze big data indicating the consumption habits of tourists within the six special tourist zones in Seoul. The move is aimed at activating business activities for small enterprise owners. The Seoul Credit Guarantee Foundation and the Seoul Tourism Organization just inked [...]