SHINee and EXO are the Newest Ambassadors to Gangnam!
kpopluv, Feb. 25, 2014, 11:33 a.m.
In an attempt to help boost tourism, the Gangnam will be getting some help from 2 of the world’s top hallyu stars, SHINee and EXO. SHINee will be the honorary ambassador to Gangnam on February 26, and EXO will take the honor on February 28.
Beginning next month, pictures of the two groups will be displayed all over Korea, to help promote tourism. Their pictures will be displayed in subways and airport terminals. The goal is to attract 8 million tourist annually.
The mayor of Gangnam Shin Yeon Hee released this statement, "As one of Gangnam's characteristics is being the hot spot for entertainment agencies, SHINee and EXO as honorary ambassadors will greatly help attract foreign tourists. Even in the future, we will use all our energy in vitalizing the tourism business in order to become a Gangnam that is the first choice in Korea's tourism."