Busan City’s Tourism Efforts Come up Short

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Despite the city of Busan’s aggressive support and investment in tourism, the city’s performance has been relatively poor this year.

During the nation’s MERS epidemic earlier this year, an increasing number of foreign tourists avoided the city as a vacation destination.

According to city officials, the number of foreign tourists visiting Busan during the third quarter fell to just 1.5 million.

The figure is down 14.1% from the same period last year.

Source: Busan eFM News


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