Korean media: China has resumed group tours to South Korea after many years, and many industries in South Korea have high expectations


According to a report by Yonhap News Agency on the 10th, as China resumes group tours to South Korea, the anticipation of Korean tourism, aviation, hotels, duty-free shops and other industries is high. It is expected that related industries will actively prepare to welcome the arrival of Chinese tourists. South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on the 10th that the South Korean side plans to attract more Chinese tourists to South Korea through various measures. In addition, to facilitate visa application and issuance, new visa application centers are planned to be established in Beijing and Shenyang, China.

According to the report, the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism plans to hold “China-Korea Business Exchange Meetings” in Beijing and Shanghai on the 13th and 15th of next month in response to China’s longest holiday, the “National Day Holiday”. Global Harbor aims at Chinese consumers, introducing Korean cosmetics, fashion, shopping, food and tourism, and other items. In addition, it will also collect opinions from the tourism industry on Chinese group travel on the spot.

According to the report, in order to attract Chinese tourists to travel to South Korea, the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism strengthened the review of the product planning capabilities of designated Chinese travel agencies in March this year, and resumed visa-free transfers for Chinese group tourists in Jeju in May. policy.

South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Bo-kyun said that the restart of Chinese group tours has brought new vitality to the tourism, aviation and distribution industries. He said that he will use this opportunity to unite the government and the people, such as making the Blue House a tourist landmark, connecting it with diverse Korean culture, and launching related tourism products to make it a must-see attraction.

On August 10th, Beijing time, the General Office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China issued the “Notice on Resuming Travel Agencies to Operate Chinese Citizens’ Outbound Group Tours to Relevant Countries and Regions (Third Batch)”, and decided to resume national travel agencies and online travel companies from now on. Operate Chinese citizens to go to relevant countries and regions (third batch) outbound group travel and “air ticket + hotel” business, Asian countries include South Korea, Japan and other countries.

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