Last update: 11:29 | 22/09/2017
South Korea will support Vietnamese travel firms offering incentive tours to attract more visitors from Vietnam.
South Korea’s tourism organisation show that Vietnam is one of the nation’s key tourism markets with the highest growth rate in Asia of 20-49 per cent.
It will also provide free advertisements for Vietnamese tour companies organising tours for women customers and launch a tourism promotion campaign in Vietnamese for tourists.
The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) in Vietnam is using the incentive including free advertising, to travel firms operating tours to beauty shops and shopping centres.
From September to December, the organisation will assist Vietnamese travel firms to offer special packages costing VND14 million (US$616) or more for tourists staying in South Korea for two days or longer.
Figures show that Vietnam is one of South Korea’s key tourism markets with the highest growth rate in Asia - 20-49 per cent.
An estimated 234,000 Vietnamese visited Korea in the first nine months of this year, a 29.2 per cent year-on-year rise.