Korea lures over 290,000 Vietnamese tourists by first 8 months ​

Vietnam is one of Korea tourism industry’s major markets, the number of Vietnamese tourists traveling to Korea increases four times compared to total average one, said the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam.

Korea lures over 290,000 Vietnamese tourists by first 8 months  ​

Recent years, many direct flights connecting from Vietnam to Korea have been put into service, as a result, in the first eight months of this year, the number of Vietnamese tourists to Korea reached 292,000, an increase of 42.7 percent over last year.

During the past three years, MICE tourist delegations traveling to Korea also increased.

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With aiming to boost more promotions, tourist activities in Vietnam, the KTO in Vietnam, Jeju Tourism Promotion Department, Busan Tourism Promotion Department, Daegu city, Gangwon Economic Association and Suwon Cultural Department joined in the 14th International Tourism Expo in HCMC held from September 6 to 8 in HCMC.

Mr. Chung Chang Wook, Head of KTO in Vietnam hoped through this event, tourism partners would receive useful tourist information from Korea tourist agencies, contributing to develop new tourism products. Besides, visitors have chance to experience Korean culture, tourism with “Imagine your Korea” program adding that the cooperation between two countries’ travel agencies and promotion organizations would be strenghtened more through ITE 2018.

HA ANH –Translated by Quy Thi ​

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