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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Maternity tourism grows booming in South Korea

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by STEVEN BOROWEIC

    ... Steven Borowiec in Seoul Mothers-to-be from China and Russia are being wooed by services they feel are not available in their own countries Maternity tourism grows in S Korea First-time ... flew to Seoul to give birth, joining a host of expectant mothers who are being wooed by South Korea's promotion of itself as a destination for medical tourism, with women being told ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Incheon plans entertainment hub to rival Macau

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... 'EIGHTCITY' aims to unseat Macau South Korea's Incheon city aims to transform a small fishing island off the country's west coast into a hub of tourism, shopping and gambling to rival Macau. ... halls in its Yongyu-Muui district. Incheon hopes the tourism complex will lure middle- and upper-class tourists from China, who are spending more on leisure and travel, as well as tourists from ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea orders probe after students killed by roof collapse

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... snow had been cleared from the roof of the auditorium and whether the building was an authorised structure that met safety standards. The city of Gyeongju is a popular tourism spot for both ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea introduces ‘Gangnam Style’ tourist police

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 02:34pm by AFP

    ... signature horse-riding dance. “The tourist police wasn’t created because this country is unsafe,” Lee Charm, president of the Korea Tourism Organisation told the new recruits. “You are ambassadors ...

  5. Business - Companies - SOUTH KOREA

    Lippo plans South Korean resort venture with casino giant Caesars

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Investment group links with casino giant Caesars to take advantage of rise in tourism Lippo plans Incheon resort venture Lippo, the Hong Kong-listed investment ... gaming and tourism industries." Lippo's planned Incheon venture may have been encouraged by the increasing number of Chinese tourists travelling to South Korea, according to Tam. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's cosmetic surgery craze creates identikit beauty queens

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 02:09pm by Andrew Salmon

    ... exchange. With Korean television dramas conquering living rooms across the Asia-Pacific, "cosmetic surgery tourism" is booming. On packaged vacations, Asian tourists converge on Seoul ...



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