BUSAN, South Korea — The BBC featured Busan’s major tourist attractions, its natural beauty and its hot springs on its travel section on October 29, 2012.
The two page article titled, ‘South Korea’s second city’, accompanied by a photo of Busan Port, was published on the BBC’s travel section.
The article said of Busan: ‘Busan is a genuine all-rounder that mixes a healthy outdoor lifestyle with a love of the arts and an exciting nightlife scene. And with its ever-changing scenery of stunning beaches, forested hills, ancient temples and exciting shopping districts, emerging from different stations along Busan’s subway can often leave you surprised that you are still in the same city.’
You can read the article at www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20121025-south-koreas-second-city
The article introduces major Busan tourist attractions including the Busan Cinema Center, Busan Museum of Art, Sajik Stadium, Jagalchi Market, the most popular University areas, Spa Land, six of Busan’s beaches, Beomeosa Temple and Seokbulsa Temple.
Last year, the BBC introduced the city’s annual polar bear swim as one of its Top 10 unusual winter sports on its travel section as well. You can read the article at www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20101221-top-10-unusual-winter-sports
A Busan City official said, ‘Busan City has been featured by several major foreign press organizations. This will help enhance the City’s brand.’ adding, ‘We will continuously do our best to help make Busan a globally renowned city of culture and tourism.’
The BBC is a highly respected British, state-run broadcasting corporation and is one of the world’s largest broadcasting companies, along with CNN and CCTV. The BBC is famous for exporting much of its television programming content.
Source: Busan City News