Jeon Ji-hyun Recognized for Boosting Tourism with Hit Drama

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Actress Jeon Ji-hyun, who recently starred in the hit TV drama "My Love from the Star," has been recognized for promoting Korea and boosting tourism to the country.

Jeon received an award from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at the 2014 Korea Tourism Awards on Tuesday. Her drama is credited with attracting many tourists from China and other countries across Asia.

The awards are given to individuals or businesses promoting tourism in 11 categories in relation to attractions, information, hospitality and special contribution. / Jul. 23, 2014 10:58 KST