A tourist complex is an area developed as a base for tourism where tourist facilities are established comprehensively for various purposes of tourism and relaxation.
Source : Article 2 of the Tourism Promotion Act. http://elaw.klri.re.kr
A tourist destination should be equipped with one of facilities for accommodation, sports/amusement, recreation, culture, or entertainment and support facilities, as well as public facilities.
A tourist complex should be equipped with one of facilities for accommodation, sports/amusement, relaxation/culture, or entertainment and support facilities, as well as public facilities and accommodations.
|Public Facilities||Public restroom, parking lot, electric facilities, communication facilities, water supply facilities, sewage facilities, and tourist information center||Compulsory|
|Accommodations||Tourist hotel, floating tourist hotel, traditional Korean hotel, or family hotel||At least one is compulsory.|
|Sports & Recreation Facilities||Golf course, ski resort, marina for yacht, boat or canoe, ice rink, motor racecourse, horse-riding track, multi-purpose sports complex, racetrack or motorboat racetrack||At least one is compulsory.|
|Relaxation & Culture Facilities||Folk village, beach, game reserve, zoo, botanical garden, hot spring resort, cave, swimming pool, agricultural or fishing village resort facilities, forest resort facilities, museum, art gallery, gliding club, car campsite, tourist excursion ship, or general amusement complex|
|Entertainment Facilities||Tourist theater, tourist entertainment restaurant, tourist theatre entertainment, entertainment restaurant, or tourist restaurant||Optional|
|Support Facilities||Employee accommodations, training facilities, or distribution facilities||Optional|
Source : Attached Table 18 of the Enforcement Decree of the Tourism Promotion Act.
If a development zone is designated as a tourist complex, an investor shall be exempt form acquisition and registration taxes and any charges and shall obtain the right to expropriate land and administrative support such as the simplified permission procedure.
|Charges Reductions or Exemptions||
|Expropriation of Land||
|Approval and Permission||