Growing Tourism Industry Since MERS Outbreak
The outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) affected the tourism industry, as people canceled visits to Korea. However the situation is changing!
About 3500 foreign tourists will visit Daegu during August: About 1600 Chinese, 1400 Taiwanese, 300 Hong Kongers, 180 Japanese. It seems to result from Prime Minister’s declation that the outbreak of MERS over.
For 2 months, Daegu metropolitan city has been doing its best to invigorate the tourism industry. It implemeted a new incentive system for tourist company and carried forward various marketing business.
Tway Air announced that the number of Chinese tourists will rise similar to last year’s level.