‘All About Travel’: Seoul Int’l Tourism Industry Fair kicks off

‘All About Travel’: Seoul Int’l Tourism Industry Fair kicks off

South Korea’s biggest tourism exhibition has kicked off in southern Seoul,… drawing over one thousand travel agencies from all across the globe. Our Kan Hyeong-woo was at the opening ceremony. South Korea’s biggest travel exhibition, Seoul International Tourism Industry Fair 2019, has brought some 1300 travel agencies from 50 countries to the capital city. “They […]

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Eco-Tourism in Costa Rica (Extra Scene from ‘Shell Game’)

Eco-Tourism in Costa Rica (Extra Scene from ‘Shell Game’)

after a very scenic riverboat rod we’ve just arrived at the wide cast camp which is where we’ll be watching the efforts and preserving turtle eggs and going out on patrol with them at night as they try to keep poachers away my name is Miguel I started as a volunteer as well as a […]

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Nuns on the Bus Tour protests Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Nuns on the Bus Tour protests Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

POLICE CAR AND SKIDDED OFF THE ROAD, STRIKING A HOUSE. THE SUSPECT, IDENTIFIED AS 29 YEAR OLD “ROBERT THIEM” OF NORTH EAST, WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND FACES NUMEROUS TRAFFIC AND DRUG CHARGES AS WELL AS DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND AN OUTSTANDING FELONY ARREST WARRANT FROM PENNSYLVANIA. A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN CALLING FOR TAX […]

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Government to support tourism industry hit by China’s retaliatory actions

Government to support tourism industry hit by China’s retaliatory actions

The Korean government will extend a helping hand to Korea’s tourism industry, which is feeling the blow of China’s growing economic retaliation. Seoul is expected to suffer tens of billions of dollars in losses if Beijing, upset over South Korea’s defense upgrade decision… continues to target the sector. Kim Min-ji has the latest. The Korean […]

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S. Korea’s tourism industry moving to accommodate rise in Muslim visitors

S. Korea’s tourism industry moving to accommodate rise in Muslim visitors

The slump in the number of Chinese tourists to South Korea since Beijing’s tour ban… has prompted Seoul to reassess… and refocus its overseas marketing. The country is keen to attract tourists from new markets,… including Muslim nations, as a new source of growth. Our Won Jung-hwan has more on Korea’s efforts to accommodate the […]

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Sluggish economy hits Korea′s tourism industry this summer: poll 경기불황 탓…올해 여름휴

Sluggish economy hits Korea′s tourism industry this summer: poll   경기불황 탓…올해 여름휴

The summer just gone was one to forget for Korea′s tourism industry on the whole. A poll by the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute shows nearly 54 percent of tour businesses saw a decline in business compared to last year. Over 60 percent of tour agencies, one- to three-star hotels, amusement establishments and casinos had […]

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South Koreans boycott of Japanese products affecting tourism industry

now Japan’s export curbs in response to the top South Korean Court’s ruling on Japanese wartime forced labor has sparked a massive boycott of Japanese products in South Korea as we have reported this week many South Koreans have canceled their travel plans to Japan but that’s having the knock-on effect of harming South Korea’s […]

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South Korea’s tourism industry present and the future

South Korea’s tourism industry present and the future

Toursim has been a strong contributor to the local economy, thanks in part to global fascination with Hallyu, namely K-pop. More visitors returning home after having a thoroughly memorable experience, prove the industry is succeeding in finding new ways to appeal to tourists. But according to our Seo Bo-bin, there’s still room for improvement. South […]

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Saudi Arabia: open for tourists | The Economist

Saudi Arabia: open for tourists | The Economist

Saudi Arabians call this place the edge of the world. This spectacular landscape can be found on the outskirts of Riyadh, the capital city. People like to come here because it’s a very quiet area. Very fresh and clean air far away from the city. Every time when I come here I have the same […]

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Why Do Tourists Vacation In War Zones?

Why Do Tourists Vacation In War Zones?

In August 2016, a minibus of foreign tourists was attacked in Afghanistan, injuring at least seven people. Terror attacks are not uncommon in Afghanistan, but the incident nonetheless made headlines as most of the victims were tourists in what is ostensibly a war zone. According to its government, Afghanistan sees roughly 20 thousand tourists a […]

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