The global tourism market paradigms are shifting. Bolstered by growth in the convention and the casino industries, the number of tourists to Asia is rapidly increasing. Russian tourists visiting South Korea for medical purposes have emerged as big customers for the Korean tourism market. Travel has already started to change the world, with Asia’s “holiday economy” drawing much attention.
1. Tourism Spurs Asian Economic Growth (Keum Ki-yong)
2. Visa-free Travel Boosts Russian Tourism to Korea; Target Market Spreads from Russian Far East to Moscow (Park Hyun-bong)
- Source: Special Report, Chindia Plus Quarterly Autumn 2014 VOL.16