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Seoul Launches “eSports” Tours for Foreign Visitors

Seoul Launches “eSports” Tours for Foreign Visitors

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — eSports is making waves as a new front of “Hallyu”, the Korean wave of pop culture, and is being developed to attract international tourists to Seoul. The city government of Seoul revealed yesterday that it will operate a trial “eSports Tour Program” targeting foreign visitors, in efforts to expand [...]

Young Brits Say Korea’s Tourism Future is Bright

Young Brits Say Korea’s Tourism Future is Bright

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that the British think South Korea’s tourism industry has great potential. Although awareness of the South Korean nation by the general public in U.K. is low, younger Brits have a favorable image of South Korea thanks to the nation’s high-tech industries and K-pop. This [...]

S. Korea Bolsters Efforts to Attract Foreign Tourists for Spring

S. Korea Bolsters Efforts to Attract Foreign Tourists for Spring

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is beefing up efforts to attract foreign tourists in line with the upcoming flowering season, the country’s tourism promotion agency said Wednesday. The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) said it has developed various programs targeting foreign visitors during April and May, and has been actively promoting them at [...]