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Hotel Shilla Reaches Agreement with Airport over Duty-Free Shop Rental Fees

Hotel Shilla Reaches Agreement with Airport over Duty-Free Shop Rental Fees

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Hotel Shilla Co. said Tuesday it has accepted the airport operator’s offer to cut rental fees for its duty-free concessions at Incheon International Airport by 27.9 percent, a deal that could help the bottom line of the country’s second-largest duty-free operator. Incheon International Airport Corp. has also suggested adjusting fees to reflect the drop in the number of customers caused by the opening of a [...]

Hotel Shilla Wins License for Duty-Free Shop at Jeju Airport

Hotel Shilla Wins License for Duty-Free Shop at Jeju Airport

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Hotel Shilla Co. won the right to operate a duty-free shop at an airport on South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju, customs officials said Wednesday, amid growing hopes for the return of Chinese tourists. The operator of Shilla Duty Free was tapped to operate the outlet at Jeju International Airport for five years, beating its domestic rivals Lotte Duty Free and Shinsegae DF, according to [...]

Hotel Shilla Opens Duty-free Store in Hong Kong Airport

Hotel Shilla Opens Duty-free Store in Hong Kong Airport

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hotel Shilla Co. partially began operating its duty-free chain at the Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday, expanding its overseas foothold in the business, the company said. The operator of Shilla Duty Free secured the business license for the fragrance, cosmetics and fashion accessories zone at the airport earlier [...]

S. Korean Hotels Set Eyes on Southeast Asia

S. Korean Hotels Set Eyes on Southeast Asia

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean hotel chains are targeting Southeast Asian countries to bypass tough competition at home and take advantage of the region’s fast-growing economy, industry watchers said Sunday. Industry watchers said Southeast Asia is an attractive market for local hotel chains as South Koreans also frequently visit the region for [...]

Is China’s THAAD Retaliation Coming to an End?

Is China’s THAAD Retaliation Coming to an End?

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Expectations are running high ahead of a presidential summit between South Korea and China that China’s months-long economic retaliation over the politically charged THAAD anti-missile systems might be finally coming to an end. It was the agreement between foreign ministers from both countries last month to recover and improve the [...]

Luxury Hotels See Rise in Female Guests in 20s, 30s

Luxury Hotels See Rise in Female Guests in 20s, 30s

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A growing number of younger women are booking hotels for entertainment purposes, prompting luxury hotels to release packages targeted for the emerging customers, a Seoul-based online booking site said Monday.  Hotel Time Commerce said women in their 30s accounted for 23.8 percent of reservations for luxury hotels via its [...]

HDC Shilla Formally Opens Duty-Free Store in Central Seoul

HDC Shilla Formally Opens Duty-Free Store in Central Seoul

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) – HDC Shilla Duty Free, a joint venture between Hotel Shilla and Hyundai Development, officially opened its new duty-free store in central Seoul on Friday, featuring 200 more brands four months after its pre-opening. The new outlet spanning 16,500 square meters is located in the Hyundai I’Park Mall in Yongsan, the railway [...]