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Hotels in Busan’s Haeundae Struggle with Increasing Competition

Hotels in Busan’s Haeundae Struggle with Increasing Competition

BUSAN, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Two more five-star hotels are to open in Busan’s Haeundae district this year, further escalating competition in the district’s already crowded hotel market. According to municipal and industry officials on Monday, Lotte Hotels & Resorts, a unit of Lotte Group, will introduce its luxury brand Signiel to Haeundae this [...]

Residents of Busan Join Trashtag Challenge

Residents of Busan Join Trashtag Challenge

BUSAN, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Busan residents are posting pictures of themselves voluntarily picking up neighborhood trash as part of the trashtag challenge that has become popular on social media. Trashtag, combining the terms trash and tag, is an online campaign encouraging netizens to post pictures of their neighborhood before and after the voluntary [...]