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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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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S. Korean tourism to Japan down 35%: Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

S. Korean tourism to Japan down 35%: Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

Japan’s immigration office says the number of South Korean tourists coming to the country for short visits dropped significantly this summer. From August 9 to the 18th, just 12-thousand South Koreans entered Japan through Narita Airport, which is a 35 percent decrease from the same period last year. The immigration office attributed the sudden drop […]

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Korea’s Tourism Industry Feels Pinch of Weakening Yen [Arirang News]

Korea’s Tourism Industry Feels Pinch of Weakening Yen [Arirang News]

With the value of the Japanese yen falling against the Korean won, Japanese tourists are finding it more expensive to visit Korea. … one of their favorite holiday destinations.Korea’s tourism industry is now starting to feel the pinch from fewer Japanese visitors.Arirang’s Hwang Ji-hye has the details. Myeongdong is one of the most crowded tourist […]

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National parks offer special events in celebration of fall

National parks offer special events in celebration of fall

Many people in Korea are going to the mountains to enjoy the sights of the changing season. For the next week, national parks around the country are offering a variety of special events to accompany the fall foliage. Lee Minyoung has the details. In time for the change of season, national parks in Korea are […]

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