JYJ’s upcoming expo isn’t just bringing in a large crowd, it’s expected to bring large economic windfalls to Korea.
As previously reported, JYJ will be kicking off its first-ever ‘JYJ Membership Week’, a large-scale exposition for its JYJ fan club members on June 28 for four days at Seoul’s EC.
For the event, some 7,024 JYJ fan members from Japan are expected to set foot on June 28 alone, a record for any Korean celebrity.
According to estimates from the Korea Tourism Organization, the expected economic boost from the visiting fans in lodging, shopping, eating and other activities is over 10 billion won to Korea, proving JYJ′s economic power.
Regarding the staggering estimate, JYJ’s C-Jes Entertainment said, “This is the largest event for a hallyu event yet. We believe a new record will be set in Korea’s tourism industry.”
The event will be attended by some 15,000 fan club members from Korea and over 7,024 fan club members from Japan.
The fans from Japan will come from 14 of Japan’s airports on some 116 different flights and have already reserved lodging in over 1,000 different places in Korea including lodging in not only Seoul but Suwon and Incheon.
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