New Incheon Casino Overrun With Gamblers

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New Incheon Casino Overrun with Gamblers
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New Incheon Casino Overrun with Gamblers

Paradise City, a new casino complex near Incheon International Airport, has welcomed over 300,000 visitors for a flutter in the 100 days since it opened.

A Paradise City spokesman said on Thursday some 310,000 people had visited the complex, which opened on April 20. It currently runs a casino, hotel and convention center.

It aims to attract families by eventually combining gambling facilities with a large shopping mall and other attractions.

The mall, a boutique hotel, a health spa and other facilities will open in the first half of next year.

Korean Air Opens Swish Marina in Incheon
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Korean Air Opens Swish Marina in Incheon

Korean Air has opened the country's biggest privately owned marina in Incheon on 98,000 sq.m of reclaimed land capable of mooring 300 yachts.

The marina is a joint project between Korean Air and the Incheon city government to develop the area into a venue for water sports.

Korean Air spent W155 billion on the project, which neighbors a popular beach (US$1=W1,134).

Incheon used the marina as a regatta venue during the 2014 Asian Games in the city, but the public opening stalled when auditors accused Korean Air of accepting W16.7 billion in investments from the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority, prompting Incheon city to threaten to withdraw its own share.

Wanna One, Highlight, Samuel Kim, Weki Meki, and more confirmed for '2017 Incheon K-Pop Concert'!
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Wanna One, Highlight, Samuel Kim, Weki Meki, and more confirmed for '2017 Incheon K-Pop Concert'!

Various hot K-Pop artists will be performing at '2017 Incheon K-Pop Concert'!

The annual event will be taking place at Incheon Munhak Stadium on September 9. So far, Highlight, Wanna One, Minzy, VIXX LR, T-ara, Samuel Kim, Weki Meki, and Lovelyz have been confirmed as attendees. More artists joining the event will be announced in the near future. 

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The concert is free; however, attendees must book seats online and pay for the shipping and processing fees. Ticketing starts on August 8 at 2 PM KST. 

Incheon Airport Sees Record Travelers Amid Peak Vacation Season
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Incheon Airport Sees Record Travelers Amid Peak Vacation Season

Incheon International Airport has seen the greatest number of passengers in its history this week, as summer vacation season peaks.

There was a record 205,000 travelers on Sunday -- 110,000 outbound and 95,000 inbound, according to the airport on Monday. The previous record was 201,000 set on Feb. 19 this year.

Flight schedules broke new records as well with 1103 flights -- 540 arrivals and 563 departures.

To respond to the overwhelming crowds, the airport moved the first check-in time forward from 6.10 a.m. to 5:40 a.m. An additional 20 mobile check-in counters were also added.

Wanna One use secret gate at Incheon airport due to large crowd of fans
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Wanna One use secret gate at Incheon airport due to large crowd of fans

Wanna One fans flooded Incheon Airport to see the boys off, and the crowd was so large, the group had to use another gate in secret to ensure everyone's safety.

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On August 19, YMC Entertainment apologized to fans and reporters who were waiting for the members, stating, "Because of safety concerns, it was impossible to enter at the usual gate. The airport staff then opened up another gate for the group to use to depart. As many people gathered and paralyzed the airport, we came upon the decision to ensure everyone's safety in that situation, so please understand. We'd like to apologize to fans and other persons related."