Number of S. Korean tourists to Japan falls by 58% y/y in September

Number of S. Korean tourists to Japan falls by 58% y/y in September

the number of South Korean visitors to Japan plunged nearly 60 percent on-year in September amid the continuing no Japan movement in the country our Connie who has more it all began in July when Japan imposed export curves on three high-tech materials to South Korea the materials are crucial for the production of semiconductors […]

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: S. Korea to host OECD Global Forum on Tourism in 2020

:  S. Korea to host OECD Global Forum on Tourism in 2020

South Korea will host the OECD’s biannual global forum and tourism next year the country was unanimously chosen to hold next year’s forum during that 104th conference of the OECD tourism committee in Paris South cultural ministry said it expects two gathering to generate economic benefits worth around two and a half million u.s. dollars […]

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S. Korea ranked 16th best nation for tourism: World Economic Forum

S. Korea ranked 16th best nation for tourism: World Economic Forum

South Korea has been ranked the 16th best country for tourism by the World Economic Forum. This marks Korea’s highest ranking by the non-profit so far and is a jump of three spots from 2017. The Travel and Tourism Report, which shows the development and competitiveness of a country, states that Korea has good tourist […]

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China’s tourism ban on S. Korea taking heavy toll on Korea’s tourism industry

China’s tourism ban on S. Korea taking heavy toll on Korea’s tourism industry

It’s been almost a month since China banned group tours to South Korea as part of its economic retaliation against Seoul for deploying the THAAD missile defense system,… and it’s already taken a massive toll on the tourism industry here. Over the last 30 days, Busan, one of the most popular destinations for Chinese tourists, […]

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Culture and Tourism ministers of S. Korea, China and Japan vow to expand and develop …

Culture and Tourism ministers of S. Korea, China and Japan vow to expand and develop …

The annual meeting of culture and tourism ministers from South Korea, China and Japan took place in Korea’s western port city of Incheon today. The ministers agreed to further develop cultural exchanges and expand tourism cooperation between all three countries. Our Kan Hyeong-woo has the story. The tourism ministers of South Korea, China and Japan […]

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Culture and tourism ministers of S. Korea, China and Japan to meet in Incheon

Culture and tourism ministers of S. Korea, China and Japan to meet in Incheon

South Korea and Japan’s Culture and Tourism ministers will hold bilateral meetings over the next couple of days and men–they in testifying tensions between the two nations now the meeting comes as the ministers of South Korea China and Japan who will hold a series of meetings through Saturday in song go western incheon now […]

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Korea steps up efforts to revive winter tourism industry

Korea steps up efforts to revive winter tourism industry

Due to the relatively mild temperatures we′ve been having lately, Korea′s winter tourism industry is experiencing a bit of a chill. But the government and other organizations are working to fire things back up. Park Se-young reports. Like many people from colder climates, a good number of Koreans also want to go somewhere warm over […]

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Korea, China discuss reviving MERS-hit tourism industry 한중, 메르스로 침체된 유커관광 정상화

Korea, China discuss reviving MERS-hit tourism industry   한중, 메르스로 침체된 유커관광 정상화

Officials from Korea and China held talks earlier today… with a focus on reviving Korea′s tourism industry which has taken a major hit from the MERS outbreak. Culture minister Kim Jong-deok met with with Li Jinzao,… chairman of the China National Tourism Administration in Beijing on Tuesday. They reportedly agreed on boosting tourist exchanges between […]

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Ulsan turns Hoeya Dam Reservoir into ecotourism spot for a month every year 울산

Ulsan turns Hoeya Dam Reservoir into ecotourism spot for a month every year   울산

And now for a bit of summer fun… Every year, Korea′s southern city of Ulsan turns one of its water reservoirs into an eco-tourism attraction that′s open to the public for just a month. So what kind of natural wonder can you expect to find… at this famous wetland called Hoeya Dam… Reservoir? Let′s find […]

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Expanding S. Korea-ASEAN exchanges key to reviving tourism industry: Pres. Moon

President Moon says boosting exchanges with ASEAN countries could be the key to reviving the tourism industry. He was speaking Tuesday at an annual conference in Incheon bringing together around 150 government officials and experts in tourism. It was President’s Moon’s first time at the event — as a gesture of support for the industry. […]

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