Vietnamese tourists to South Korea on the rise

More than 230,000 Vietnamese tourists visited South Korea between January 1 and November 30, a 53.2 percent year-on-year increase and up 75.4 percent compared to 2014, according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam.

The number of Vietnamese tourists visiting South Korea is expected to reach 240,000 this year.

The number of South Korean tourists visiting Vietnam is also rising, hitting 1.4 million in the first 11 months of this year, an increase of 39 percent over the same period last year.

South Korea has ranked as the 2nd place among top countries with most tourists to Vietnam behind China.

The KTO has organized many events promoting South Korean tourism in Vietnam and honoring Vietnamese partners who have outstanding contribution to the success of South Korean tourism industry.

By Ha Anh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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