In Pusan, you can mix business and pleasure at the Paradise Hotel and Casino, a five-star establishment that combines the best of both worlds. The Paradise is renowned for it's 521 luxurious rooms and it's superb ancillary facilities that include a duty free shopping center, a luxurious shopping mall and exclusive world-class casino. Since welcoming the first guest in 1987, the Paradise Hotel and Casino Pusan has become Pusan's premier five-star establishment whose popularity with local and international travelers led to the opening of an extension in 1999. It has gained numerous awards including The Golden Key in interior design by the American Hotel And Motel Association in 1989, The Best Hotel In Pusan in 1992 and again in 1996, and the Best Beach Hotel in Korea by the Korea Times in 2000. After the opening of the extension, a continued refurbishment program ensures the highest standards of facilities and service.