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12/1/2017 5:01:49 PM

Korean tourism is particularly interested in Vietnamese market

On November 30, in Korea, the Korea Tourism Oganization (KTO) in Vietnam held a gala dinner at the end of the year called "Korean Night and Korean Tourism Award Ceremony in 2017".

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Speaking at the program, Mr. Jung Chang Wook, Chief Representative of the Korea Tourism Oganization in Vietnam, said that at the end of November 2017, the number of Vietnamese visitors to Korea reached more than 320,264, an increase of 29, 9% over the same period of 2016. This is a great improvement both in quality and quantity. By 2017, there have been 15 new Korean tourist products launched to Vietnamese visitors. Especially, the tour package to Korea in the winter with quality assurance.

In 2017, KTO also organized many programs to build the theme products such as "Korean Tourism Month for Women - Celebrating Vietnamese Women Day". At the mean time organizing more than 20 seminars and workshops to introduce Korean tourism in general, local tourism and specific types of tourism such as tourism reward, medical tourism in particular.

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Along with that, KTO in Vietnam also missed the big promotion occasions such as VITM International Fair in Hanoi and ITE in Ho Chi Minh City, actively together with the tourism units throughout the country to build many products. High quality products such as: Caravan Tour - Korea Spring, Wedding Photography in Korea, Travelling with beauty, advertising cooperation, supporting gifts to reward groups.

As a result of these efforts, the number of Vietnamese visitors visiting Korea in 2017 is estimated at 330,000. For the rewarding tourism sector, 2017 also recorded the outstanding growth of Vietnamese number of tourists to Korea. By the end of November 30, 1977, more than 55,000 visitors rewarded subscriptions on the KTO system, up 61.7% over the same period last year.

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In particular, in 2017, a large delegation of 980 guests of Casper Vietnam has visited Korea for the first time. This proves the attraction of Korean tourism to Vietnam.

Mr. Jung Chang Wook said, "2017 is a successful year of the Vietnamese market for Korean tourism. With the fastest growth rate and the highest growth rate in the world, Vietnam ranks 8th among the markets with visitors to South Korea, up 2 degrees from 2016. Vietnam is proving to be the market. The school is extremely potential and deserves special attention. The Korean Night Program and the Korean Tourism Award Ceremony are held with the purpose of gratitude for the close partners of KTO, travelling companies, journalists and visitors will feel satisfied and always accompany KTO in the coming years."

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