Tourism in South Korea refers to the tourist industry in the Republic of Korea. In 2018, 15.3 million foreign tourists visited South Korea, and 382,929 of them were from Malaysia, making it the 20th most visited country in the world, and the 6th most visited in Asia. The recent popularity of Korean popular culture, often known as the “Korean Wave”, in these countries has increased tourist arrivals.
Gangwon Province, located in mountainous, forested province in northeast South Korea. With natural attractions of mountains, sea, lakes and caves, Gangwon is loved by visitors over decades during the Winter season. As the most snowy region called “Wonderland of Snow” in Korea, Gangwon hosted the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Winter Games successfully and has become top worldwide destination.
Jeju Island, also known as the “Island of The Gods” and the “Hawaii of South Korea”, is the volcanic island located 64 km south of the Korean Peninsula. The island is well known for natural wonders, including waterfalls, white sand beaches and volcano. South Korea’s highest mountain is located at the center of the island.
It is home to various UNESCO World Heritage Sites which include Mount Halla, the highest mountain in South Korea and a dormant volcano, Geomunoreum lava tubes and the dramatic landscape of Seongsan Ilchulbong tuff cone. Other attractions in Jeju include the scenic Jeju Olle Trail, the breathtakingCheonjiyeon waterfall, Hyeopjae beach and many special themed museums, making Jeju Island a destination for all ages all year round.
Jin Air is a South Korean low-cost airline. As of April 2018 it operates flights to six domestic cities and 26 international destinations. In 2018, Jin Air is Korea’s one of the largest low-cost carrier, carried 3.5 million domestic passengers and 5.4 million international passengers, accounted for a 11% share of the domestic market and a 6% share of the international market. Jin’s domestic traffic has also been lower over the past three years because it has focused on the international market.
Starting January 2018, Jin Air open the route to Johor Bahru and operating on seasonal basis.
We invites Malaysian travellers in Johor to share these destinations to feel the tradition and modernity of Korea together with tips to travel smart to visit them. Grab a chance to widen your horizons up and plan your next trip to Korea!
Below are some of the pictures of interesting places of Gangwon Province, Jeju Island and around Korea.
Date & Venue
9 November 2019 (Saturday) @ J Coffee, Tea & Life Malaysia, No 6, Jalan Roda 3, 81300 Skudai, Johor Bahru, Johor
|10.30 AM – 11.00 AM||Registration|
|11.00 AM – 12.00 PM||Reception event (Consultation table & Hanbok Wearing)|
|12.00 PM – 1.00 PM||Presentation (KTO, Gangwon, Jeju and Jin Air)|
|1.00 PM – 1.10 PM||Closing|
How to Participate?
- Fill out the registration form HERE.
- Show your IC to our staff on the actual date of the seminar!