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Facing China’s Retaliation over THAAD Row, S. Korea Realizes Value of Other Asian Tourists

Facing China’s Retaliation over THAAD Row, S. Korea Realizes Value of Other Asian Tourists

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s tourism sector is moving to cope with the drop in the number of inbound Chinese tourists by moving to attract more locals and Southeast Asian visitors, industry sources said Wednesday. The number of Chinese tourists, who accounted for roughly half of the 16 million foreigners who visited [...]

KTO Holds Event to Celebrate Formation of “Wow Korea” Supporters

KTO Holds Event to Celebrate Formation of “Wow Korea” Supporters

  SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Tourism Organization held an event to celebrate the formation of “Wow Korea” supporters, a group of 40 from 15 Asian nations, including Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines, to promote tourism to Korea. They will soon travel all over Korea and use social networking tools [...]

Four Recommendable Places to Visit This Summer in Korea

Four Recommendable Places to Visit This Summer in Korea

  Seoul, July 08 (Korea Biz Wire) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization made four recommendations to visit this summer in their joint website “Korea Nooks and Crannies” (summer.visitkorea.or.kr). The first is a train ride-camping program to visit the Kotji Beach (Anmyeon Island) and the city of Asan. [...]