(QNO) - A programme of Quang Nam tourism promotion was held in Seoul city (South Korea) on July 28, 2023.
South Korea is considered to account for the biggest international market share of Quang Nam tourism.
Present at the event were Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam in South Korea Nguyen Vu Tung; Vietnam Tourism Ambassador to South Korea Ly Xuong Can; representatives of travel agencies from Osan, Yongin, and Gwangyang cities, Korean airlines and press agencies.
The programme upgraded and provided the information about new tourism products, green ones, and festivals via films and images. At the same time, the local OCOP products and specialities were introduced.
The event also provided space and time for travel agencies and businesses to introduce their products and services.
The programme was aimed at re-establishing the connection and making a recovery of international tourist market after a long time of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There were 15 travel agencies and businesses at the programme, including Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Hoi An Express, Hoi An Memories Land, Citadines Pearl Hoi An, Bellerive Hoi An Hotel & Spa, Hoiana Resort & Golf, Phu Long Co.Ltd, and Thang Long Central Co.Ltd.
South Korea is one of the traditional and important tourist markets of Vietnam in general and Quang Nam in particular.
In 2019, Quang Nam received over 529 thousand tourists from South Kora (accounting for more than 31% of the province's international visitors).
In the first 6 months of 2023, South Korea was still Quang Nam's largest international tourist market, occupying more than 22%.