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Everland Opens ‘Lost Valley Wild Road’

Everland Opens ‘Lost Valley Wild Road’

YONGIN, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Everland Resort, South Korea’s biggest amusement park in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, re-opened Safari World on Monday, transforming its land-based “Lost Valley Wild Road” to offer a closer look at animals. Lost Valley, which opened in 2013, covers an area of roughly 53,000 square meters, representing the Everland Zoo along [...]

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Everland, the amusement park operating unit of Samsung C&T Corp., is incorporating cutting-edge information technology to amusement facilities and customer service to provide smart access to visitors. Samsung C&T announced on Sunday the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Friends program for Everland in collaboration with Samsung Electronics. The program [...]

Seoul Court: Banning Blind People from Roller Coasters is Discriminatory

Seoul Court: Banning Blind People from Roller Coasters is Discriminatory

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — After more than three years of deliberation, a South Korean court has ruled that it is an act of discrimination for Everland, a major South Korean amusement park, to restrict visually impaired people’s access to roller coasters. The Seoul Central District Court delivered a verdict in a case filed [...]

Gyeonggi Province Continues Push to Attract International Tourists, to Little Avail

Gyeonggi Province Continues Push to Attract International Tourists, to Little Avail

SUWON, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite a number of initiatives to attract international tourists, the number of visitors to Gyeonggi Province has remained underwhelming, new government data has revealed. Gyeonggi Province has been attempting to boost the local economy by developing new tourism programs and other promotional activities with the slogan ‘Gwangang Gyeonggi’ (Tourism Gyeonggi), [...]