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NCT 127 Appointed As New Gangnam District Tourism Ambassadors

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“Simon says” we have new Gangnam tourism ambassadors – and they’re none other than NCT 127!

NCT 127 has been officially appointed as the proud tourism ambassadors for Gangnam District!

Photo from Star News

The NCT sub-unit has been chosen as the official tourism ambassadors for one of Seoul’s most prosperous business and entertainment hubs – the district of Gangnam!

The ten-member group recently attended the honorary appointment ceremony to officiate their titles of Gangnam’s new tourism representatives.

Besides their booming global fanbase, the group was deemed as the most ideal group to promote the district, thanks to their numerous multinational members.

Photo from Star News

“NCT 127 is the perfect fit for the role because it’s comprised of multinational members ― Korean, Chinese, Japanese and Canadian,” Gangnam’s District Chief Chung Soon Gyun said.

The group’s appointment is in line with Gangnam District’s efforts to fulfill its goal of attracting ten million foreign travelers in 2019.

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After the ceremony, NCT 127’s Yuta expressed his joy over the new assignment through the group’s official Twitter account.

“We were also chosen as ambassadors for Gangnam’s tourism, so please give lots of love to Gangnam together with NCT 127,” he wrote in the caption.

Prior to their appointment as Gangnam’s official tourism ambassadors, the group had partnered with the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism to promote Korean culture in some episodes of their variety show NCT Life.


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