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Medical Tourism Prospers in Daegu

Medical Tourism Prospers in Daegu

DAEGU, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of medical tourists from foreign countries are visiting Daegu, surpassing 20,000 for the first time last year. Daegu had nearly 21,000 overseas patients in 2016, up 62.5 percent compared to the year before, making the city the biggest medical tourism destination apart from the Seoul Capital [...]

South Korean Tourism Industry Looks to Russia Amid China’s THAAD Retaliation

South Korean Tourism Industry Looks to Russia Amid China’s THAAD Retaliation

  SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – As China continues to withdraw its tourists from South Korea over a political issue surrounding the deployment of a THAAD missile defense system, South Korea’s tourism industry is looking to Russia to fill the gap left by what was once its biggest source of profits. According to the [...]

CheongShim Hospital to Hold Academic Conference to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

CheongShim Hospital to Hold Academic Conference to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) – CheongShim Hospital, Korea’s leader in medical tourism, will hold an academic conference on July 19 in commemoration of its 10th anniversary. To be held at 5 pm on Friday at the hospital’s auditorium, the conference will be attended by Cha Sang-hyup, the hospital’s chief director, and Kim Sung-gi, Gyeonggi [...]