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S. Korea to Host Medical Tourism Exhibition in UAE

S. Korea to Host Medical Tourism Exhibition in UAE

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will host a medical tourism exhibition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to lure more Middle Eastern patients in need of advanced treatment, the state-run tourism agency said Monday.  The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will co-host the “Korea International [...]

Muslim Patients’ Satisfaction with Halal Foods Low

Muslim Patients’ Satisfaction with Halal Foods Low

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Middle Eastern people who visit South Korea for medical treatments are most dissatisfied with the quality of Islamic foods provided by local hospitals, a poll showed Thursday.  According to the survey taken by the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Muslim patients who visited South Korea last year gave local [...]

Large-Scale Muslim Tour Group to Visit S. Korea Next Week

Large-Scale Muslim Tour Group to Visit S. Korea Next Week

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A large-scale Muslim tour group is set to arrive in South Korea next week following the recent visit by the largest-ever tour group from China, mirroring Muslims’ growing interest in the country, industry sources said Tuesday. According to the sources, some 200 employees of Malaysian firm Zhulian Group are planning [...]

No More Pondering on Where to Eat : App for Halal Eateries Launched

No More Pondering on Where to Eat : App for Halal Eateries Launched

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s state-run food agency said Wednesday it has launched a mobile application that provides details of local halal restaurants, in line with its efforts to attract more Muslim tourists. The app, “HALAL Korea,” provides various information related to halal foodstuffs in South Korea, including locations of restaurants and [...]