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Korea prepares to welcome maiden call of Quantum of the Seas

Korea prepares to welcome maiden call of Quantum of the Seas

Busan Port Authority is preparing to welcome Quantum of the Seas on September 11. It is the first time the Royal Caribbean International ship has visited Korea and the port, city and Korea Tourism Organization are preparing a special welcoming ceremony.

KTO says there have been no additional MERS cases in Korea since July 4.

According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, 186 people have been infected so far, with the number of infected people remaining unchanged over the past 18 days.

Under World Health Organisation rules, declaration of the end to an outbreak of MERS can be made 28 days after the last patient is completely recovered.

In other Korean-related cruise news, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province reports the construction of an international passenger terminal has been completed and is expected to start operations this October.

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