- Korea Grand Sale 2012 kicking off in Seoul soon

December 02, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
A wide array of discounts and bargains will be available to Seoul tourists when the Korea Grand Sale 2012 commences in January.
Running from January 9th until February 29th 2012, the event has been organised by the local ministry of culture, sports and tourism, with the aim of promoting the country as a shopping destination.
Around 21,000 shops, restaurants and entertainment venues across the nation will be offering discounts on goods and services during the 52-day event, including the "Big 20" largest retailers in the country.
Shoppers can expect to receive knock-down prices at department stores, duty-free shops, malls and supermarkets, as well as coffee outlets, salons, cinemas and theatres.
The Korea Grand Sale 2012 is being held as part of the Visit Korea Year Campaign, which began in 2010 and will run until the end of next year.
It is designed to showcase the benefits of visiting the country to the world and will help to enshrine South Korea as a top destination for culinary experiences and cultural sights, as well as world-class shopping.
Shopaholics can browse a massive selection of Seoul hotels at, such as the IP Boutique Hotel Itaewon.
Find out more about the participating shops at

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