|Vietnam attracts large numbers of Korean tourists|
The number of Korean tourists to Vietnam has increased considerably over the past 10 years, from 53,000 in 2000 to 5 million in 2010, up 230 percent, according to Hoang Thi Diep, Deputy Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
She told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City that the Republic of Korea is now Vietnamâ€™s second largest market for its tourism industry and the country is improving the quality of tourist services.
Cho Young Jai, General Secretary of the ASEAN-Korean Centre, said the centre plans to develop Korean-language networking for four countries, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar to help Korean tourists easily access information about famous scenery, food and hotel services in those countries. VietNamNet/VOV