All posts tagged "tourist"

  • Foreign tourists give thumbs up to South Korean food in Jeonju. (Yonhap file photo)
    Foreigners visiting S. Korea most interested in street food: survey

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — For foreigners visiting South Korea, museums and ancient palace tours are not the most intriguing cultural experiences. Street food was top on their travel lists, a survey showed Tuesday. According to the online poll...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    LA saw 11 pct rise in number of visitors from S. Korea last year

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A record-setting 45.5 million people visited Los Angeles last year, an increase of 1.3 million from the previous year, tourism officials announced today. The 2015 figure marked the fifth consecutive year of tourism growth,Eric Garcetti...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • This photo provided by the New York City Police Department, shows a machete police say a man used in an attack on a woman in New York’s Bryant Park, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Frederick Young, of Manhattan, was arrested on an assault charge, police said. (NYPD via AP)
    Man with machete injures S. Korean female tourist in popular NYC park

    NEW YORK (AP) — A machete-wielding man was arrested after police say he lashed out at a woman in a popular New York City park during the Tuesday lunch hour, wounding her in the arm. The 31-year-old...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Russian tourists disembark from a ferry, called the New Blue Ocean Line connecting Korea and Russia, at the eastern port city of Sokcho, Wednesday. Tourists from Russia can travel without a visa for 60 days here as a visa-waiver program between Korea and Russia went into effect this year. (Yonhap)
    Tourists find Korea less friendly than Japan, China

    By Rachel Lee Korea is seen as less friendly to foreign visitors than Japan and China. According to a “kindness” survey by travel site, Korea ranked 21st with 67 points, behind neighbors Japan and China, which...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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    National disgrace on tour

    By Baek Byung-yeul, Kwon Ji-youn Last year, a POSCO Energy executive was fired after physically assaulting a flight attendant for serving ramen noodles that he claimed were not fully cooked. Criticism mounted against him even after he...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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