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Tourism Industry

Travel Income by Country

China ranked first in travel income to Korea with USD 5,630 million and
Southeast Asia, the United States and Japan ranked next highest travel income countries to Korea in 2020.

Travel Income by Country
Status of Korea's Tourism Industry 

The tourism industry in Korea has developed continuously over the past five years and 
is expected to futher develop in the future.

  • Number of tourism businesses
  • Number of employees in tourism business
  • Tourism business sales
                                                                                                                                                                       Source: e-country indicator
Sales Volume by the Type of Tourism Business

The Korean tourism industry is growing as a whole,
as sales of various types of tourism industries such as travel, tourist accommodation,
international conferences and tourist facilities are on the rise.

  • Travel industry
  • Tourist accommodation business
  • International conference business
  • Tourist use facility business
                                                                                                                                                                       Source: e-country indicator

Tourist Attractions in Seoul

Top 10 popular tourist spots in Seoul

Top 10 popular tourist spots in Seoul mobile

                                                                                                                                Source: Tourist Information System
Seoul Tourism Competitiveness

Seoul is a city of harmony.
The nature, hanok buildings, and palaces hidden between many buildings
further enhance the charm of Seoul
It is Seoul's unique landscape that harmonizes this diversity.

  • Seoul Images
    Seoul Images mobile
  • Seoul image in many buildings
    Seoul image in many buildings mobile
  • Seoul’s image of diversity
    Seoul’s image of diversity mobile
                                                                                                                                Source : heartlike__, jingoo_photominer, photo__d.w