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News South Korea » Tourism: Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger

News channel or source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20180220/news/302209993
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The idea was for the country's first Winter Games to also boost development and mark the area as a world-class tourist destination. South Korea spent about 14 trillion won ($12.9 billion) on the games, well above the 8 to 9 trillion won ($7 to 8 billion ...

News South Korea » Tourism: The USA welcomes more South Korean visitors

News channel or source: http://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-now/the-usa-welcomes-more-south-korean-visitors/465-fb43b6e2-f8a4-4870-a283-3cf9d642b438
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In that time, the USA welcomed 1.5 million visitors from South Korea, a 17.4% increase from the previous year. That’s the largest increase of any of the top 20 most tourist-generating countries. That puts South Korea as the sixth most tourist-generating ...

News South Korea » Tourism: The most heavily guarded tourist destination in the world is just miles from the Winter Olympics

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/02/19/yes-dmz-dangerous-but-its-also-tourist-attraction/340022002/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

It is also one of South Korea’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing up to a million visitors a year to various points along the 160-mile long dividing line with North Korea. “It’s a safe place for tourists,” said Stephen Tharp, a retired Army ...

News South Korea » Tourism: Gus Kenworthy Visited a Raccoon Café in Seoul, South Korea

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/gus-kenworthy-visited-raccoon-caf-202239684.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Even though his time competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics has come to an end, Gus Kenworthy is still in South Korea exploring tourist attractions with his boyfriend, Matthew Wilkas. As part of their vacation, the duo visited a raccoon café in Seoul on ...

News South Korea » Tourism: South Korea likely to lose more than $10 billion for hosting 2018 Winter Olympics

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/south-korea-likely-lose-10-billion-hosting-2018-winter-olympics-112206104.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

That South Korea is staring down a loss north of $10 billion for hosting ... “The only way you can justify that kind of a terrible balance is if, in the long run, it’s going to promote tourism, promote trade and promote foreign investment.

News South Korea » Tourism: Olympic Fans Visit 'Penis Park,' South Korea's Obscure Landmark Celebrating Fertility

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/olympic-fans-head-south-korea-winter-games-and-countrys-penis-park-805484
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

According to legend, and the official South Korea tourism site, the park was erected by villagers after a young virgin drowned while harvesting seaweed. Following her death, villagers were unable to catch any fish, and many believed it was because of the ...

News South Korea » Tourism: GlobalData : Can South Korea sustain a surge in tourism from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics? Asks GlobalData

News channel or source: http://www.4-traders.com/PROGRESSIVE-DIGITAL-MEDIA-5383454/news/GlobalData-Can-South-Korea-sustain-a-surge-in-tourism-from-the-PyeongChang-2018-Winter-Olympics-A-25982980/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Can South Korea sustain a surge in tourism from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics? Asks GlobalData. The Winter Olympics and the Olympic Games are two of the world's biggest sporting events and consequently attract large spectator and huge audience ...

News South Korea » Tourism: In South Korea's Olympic hills, traces of the North abound

News channel or source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OLY_OLYMPICS_TRACES_OF_NORTH_KOREA?SITE=ALOPE&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

South Korea had first let military generals use the villa as their vacation resorts, but turned it into a tourist site in 1999. Each day, it now normally draws about 5,000 visitors during a summer season and 500 during a winter season. But the Olympics ...

News South Korea » Tourism: Forget Tourism: Pyeongchang's Legacy Is Probably Debt and Anger

News channel or source: http://www.meetings-conventions.com/News/Breaking-News/Winter-Olympics-Pyeongchang-Tourism-Debt-South-Korea/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The idea was for the country's first Winter Games to also boost development and mark the area as a world-class tourist destination. South Korea spent about 14 trillion won (US$12.9 billion) on the games, well above the 8 to 9 trillion won (US$7 to 8 ...