Tag: South Korea

Tourism in South Korea remains unaffected

Despite the growing tension between North Korea and South Korea, the tourist flow to South Korea

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Japan, South Korea collaborate for first ‘Kimchi and Sushi’ tourism project

The ‘Kimchi and Sushi Project’ is a joint venture tourism initiative by the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) and Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), where tourists can go to both countries and have a guided tour for the price of one. Through a massive network consisting of four carriers and 13 local travel agencies, the project aims […]

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Korea’s tourism income hits record high in 2012

  South Korea earned the highest income ever from tourism sector last year as the popularity of Korean culture attracted more foreign tourists, according to the data by the Bank of Korea (BOK). Korea’s income coming from foreign tourists’ spending touched a record high of $14.2 billion in 2012, up 13.6 percent from a year […]

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