Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Bae Yong-joon boosts tourism to South Korea

Please visit Korea: Bae Yong-joon launches
into his PR mode

There is no denying Bae Yong-joon's starpower.

Tourism to South Korea has increased because of Hallyu Stars, what more from the numero uno superstar - Mr. Bae.

And with that, the 36-year-old kajillionaire has been appointed as the face of South Korean tourism.

The lunchbox seller, who is also the new face of The Face $hop, received a plaque from none other than the First Lady of South Korea Kim Yoon-ok this morning at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul.

Honoured: Bae (right) receives a cement block...no wait, it's
a plaque...from the First Lady of South Korea.

Good news for tourism in Korea, but bad news for us foreigners. Plane ticket prices to South Korea and such will only be on the rise. Sigh.

Name tag: Even top Hallyu Stars need to wear an identity tag
at events honouring them.

Introduction: 'Hello, I'm Bae Yong-joon and I'll make you wanna
come to South Korea.'

In sync: 'Yeap, I'm even planning a photobook with
contribution from my fans.'

Source: Hankooki

More Bae Yong-joon:
Bae Yong-joon replaces Kwon Sang-woo at The Face Shop
Bae Yong-joong goes to the movies
Bae Yong Joon wants to create a book to introduce Korea

6 Comments:

Orchid said...

Did Bae Young Joon replace Rain as the Korea tourism ambassador? I remember Rain being the ambassador at one point. Anyway, i think Mr Bae will do a good job.

Thu said...

He has that creepy pedophile look going.

wawa said...

young joon oppa, i really love ur hair in The Legend, but isn't it a time for you to cut your hair.... haish!

Anonymous said...

what happened to his face, for God's sake??

Andeh said...

Maybe The Legend will have a sequel! and there is nothing wrong with his hair! he is still handsome! love him

Anonymous said...

This guy creeps me out more and more...I don't know about the rest of you...but he keeps getting a Michael Jackson look/vibe to him with that hair that doesn't suit him at all...heheh. Well my imagination is way out there...

 

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