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Foreign tourist arrivals in Seoul to reach record-high 14 million this year

Foreign tourist arrivals in Seoul to reach record-high 14 million this year

The number of foreign tourists visiting Seoul is expected to reach an all-time high over 14 million this year, the city’s mayor said Tuesday. Mayor Park Won-soon made the forecast during a session of the Seoul Metropolitan Council. “Seoul now ranks seventh worldwide in terms of foreign tourist arrivals. The number reached 13.6 million in […]

Wellness tourism offers holistic getaway from city life

Wellness tourism offers holistic getaway from city life

For those who are under heavy stress from bustling city life and demanding work responsibilities, getting away from it all may be the best remedy for the body and soul, although it could be a tall order for many urban dwellers given costs and lack of time. Chung So-hyun, a banker in Seoul, is among […]

7 South Koreans killed, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: foreign ministry

7 South Koreans killed, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: foreign ministry

Seven South Koreans were killed and 19 others went missing after a tourist boat sank in Hungary’s Danube River, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. A total of 33 Koreans and two Hungarian crew members were aboard the cruise when it collided with another vessel and sank in the river in Budapest at around 9 […]

Philippines full of attractions for Koreans

Philippines full of attractions for Koreans

As Southeast Asian countries are currently emerging as the darlings for Koreans’ vacation destinations, they are keen on promoting their sightseeing spots. However, Maria Apo, director of the Philippine Department of Tourism-Korea, stresses that her country is ahead of its neighbors thanks to a number of specialties appealing to Korean travelers. “Our first main advantage is […]

Haenyeo: the Amazons of Jeju Island who created a system of gender equality

Haenyeo: the Amazons of Jeju Island who created a system of gender equality

Haenyeo are female divers living in Jeju Island who dive into the ocean water to gather various shellfish and seaweed among other seafood delicacies, without using any underwater diving equipment. While early records that some men were involved in this work, for at least the past few centuries, it has been purely the work of […]

Georgia welcomes 6 millionth tourist – Amazing Ceremony

Georgia welcomes 6 millionth tourist – Amazing Ceremony

The year of 2016 registered a record number of tourists. Inflow of international visitors reached a historical maximum and exceeded 6 million persons. A tourist from the Netherlands turned out the 6 millionth visitor in Georgia. A special reception was arranged to meet him at Tbilisi International Airport, where he suddenly learned that he was […]

Magazine N, March 2017

Magazine N, March 2017

Vietnam aviation market in 2017: Big growth, big challenge

Vietnam aviation market in 2017: Big growth, big challenge

Aviation is one of the top priority sectors for development by the government of Vietnam as it is critical to the country’s economic growth. The aviation sector is overseen and managed by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV), which reports to Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport. With a growing GDP and over 90 million people, […]

“New Asia, New Dynamics” motto of the Magazine N

“New Asia, New Dynamics” motto of the Magazine N

This year, The AsiaN’s Magazine N embarks on the New Year with the phrase, “New Asia, New Dynamics” and truly, it is the start of a whole new platform upon which Magazine N aspires to convey the ideas of reporters and columnists around Asia. Not only has there been shifts in the format of the […]

Magazine N, February 2017

Magazine N, February 2017
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