Every year, the tourist from Indonesia who visiting South Korea have increase continuously. To be faced with this trend, South Korea have more focus to give special attention for tourist from Indonesia.
From the release for Korea Tourism Organization or KTO, the tourist from Indonesia who have visited South Korea have increase. The comparison between 2015 and 2016 have shown the number have increase 50 percents.
“Comparing with last year, the tourist from Indonesia have predicted will increase significantly about 50 percents,” said Director of KTO Jakarta, OH Hyonjae. If at last year, the tourist from Indonesia who have visited South Korea is 198.000 tourists then this year is predicted will reach about 290-300 thousand tourists. So from that, South Korea have put special attention to the tourist from Indonesia as the top ten tourist market for South Korea Tourism.
“The Indonesia tourist market have become the large market for South Korea. Indonesia have stand at eight or ninth place in South Korea top list and there logic if South Korea government not look easy on it,” state Oh Hyonjae.
According the data from KTO, the visit of Indonesia tourist to South Korea majority is the incentive tourism visit which is the trip which sponsored by the company which like to give their employee bonus, not bonus in cash but bonus in trip incentive.