TOKYO — James Liang, the executive chairman of Trip.com Group, was in front of the camera again to livestream another commercial for China’s largest online booking site, this time wearing a traditional Korean hanbok.
“Annyeonghaseyo,” Liang said in the July 1 session. “Good evening, everyone.”
He has livestreamed 16 times since April, taking to the screen on Wednesdays in location-themed outfits. International travel restrictions had kept him focused on domestic destinations until this month, when South Korea was the first foreign location featured in his series.
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