* Date : 2015-07-23
Money Matters Ep15
Korea is upping its game in the duty-free competition, which is heating up by the year. It recently awarded new operators with in-city licenses in a move to nab more consumers from both within the country and out. Where does the country stand in the global duty-free battle, and what strategies does it have up its sleeve to come out the winner?
Korea In Depth
'Vacation in Korea'
Although not back in full-swing yet, the country's tourism industry is struggling to get back on its feet after being pummeled by MERS fears and a sharp drop in foreign visitors. To aid this effort, businesses and local governments have been campaigning to keep summer vacationers within its borders. The country is pulling out all the stops with its "Vacation in Korea" project. What exactly does it entail, and where does the attraction lie?