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Concerns over Low-quality Group Tours Resurface as Chinese Visitors Increase

Concerns over Low-quality Group Tours Resurface as Chinese Visitors Increase

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Repeated government efforts to prevent cheap, low-quality package tours to South Korea by Chinese tourists are being questioned again as the number of travelers from the neighboring country increases, industry watchers said Thursday. The tally for June from the Korea Tourism Organization showed the volume of Chinese visitors to [...]

S. Korea to Open Medical Tourism Promotion Center in Shanghai

S. Korea to Open Medical Tourism Promotion Center in Shanghai

SEOUL, Jul. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will open a new center in Shanghai later this year to promote medical tourism, in line with efforts to attract more Chinese medical tourists, the health ministry said Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the center will open in September and will serve as [...]

Outbound Tourists Can Get Int’l Driver’s Licenses at Incheon Airport

Outbound Tourists Can Get Int’l Driver’s Licenses at Incheon Airport

SEOUL, Jul. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean outbound tourists are now able to obtain their international driver’s licenses at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, police said Monday. The National Police Agency opened an international driver’s license issuance desk at the departure gate of the airport’s First Terminal on the third floor on the [...]