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South Korea, VN join hands to foster tourism

Update: October, 22/2016 - 06:00
Nguyễn Văn Tuấn, head of VNAT (left) and Jung Chang-soo signed a memorandum of understanding to bilaterally co-operate in tourism. — VNS Photo Minh Thu
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) signed memorandums with the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) to promote co-operation.

Jung Chang-soo, head of the KTO, also signed a numer of documents with Vietnam Airlines, Viettravel Company, and other Korean enterprises in Việt Nam such as Lotte Vietnam Company, CJ Group and Shinhan Bank to promote Korean tourism.

“Apart from Japan and China, Việt Nam is the most attractive destination for Korean tourists,” said Jung.

“We expect that the number of Korean tourists in Việt Nam will reach 1.5 million this year and 2 million next year.”

Nguyễn Văn Tuấn, director of the VNAT called Việt Nam a charming place for South Korean visitors seeking year round attractions and comforts. He added that the affection goes both ways, citing that 400,000 Vietnamese tourists are expected to visit South Korea next year. — VNS

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