Tourism & Leisure
Korea is the world's 23rd most popular foreign tourist destination. An increasing number of foreigners are choosing to visit the country to shop and enjoy local attractions and cuisines.
Foreign Tourist Arrivals (2005-2015)
* Source: Tourism Knowledge and Information System
Reasons Foreign Tourists Choose to Visit Korea
* Source: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (Feb. 2016)
* Note: Multiple response
Korea's Major Tourism Belts
The Korean government has designated six tourism belts across the country, and supports the development of related infrastructure, including marinas, resorts, tourism hotels and theme parks.
* Source: Tourism Knowledge & Information System(www.tour.go.kr)