Gyeonggido Province announced that they will develop the ‘(tentative) Millennium Tour’ course for foreign tourists.
It is a history and culture experience and sightseeing course which can take a round trip in the form of “circle” of many historical and cultural heritage scattered in Gyeonggido area.
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Gyeonggido will set up a tour course ▲ History, cultural heritages, etc. ▲ Enjoy local festivals, local experiences, etc. ▲ Design traditional Korean restaurants, local food restaurants all together.
Incorporate city and county tourism resources by region to balance. After finishing the development of the Gyeonggido Millennium Tour course until October, the province will enter into pilot operation in accordance with the Gyeonggido Province millennium celebration.
The official said, “We considered the characteristics of foreign tourists who liked history and culture experience in the year of the Gyeonggi Millennium Year. We are also considering ways to utilize it as a student education site in the long term.”
According to a survey of foreign tourists by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2016, more than half of tourists in North America and Europe, excluding Asian tourists, are looking for Korea to experience history and culture. Followed by France with 81.5 percent, Germany with 76.7 percent, the US with 53.9 percent and Australia with 50.1 percent.