South Korean travel industry is optimist in lifting group tour ban

Published on : Monday, June 5, 2017

South KoreanMost probably this week, Beijing may raise unofficial ban on group tours to South Korea. As bilateral ties with Seoul have developed in recent times, under the new Presidentship of Moon Jae-in who has been intensely careful with the operation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which China is quite anxious that it could be used for surveillance beyond North Korea.

 
In an unofficial meeting on Wednesday, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) will systematically gather country’s top 20 travel agencies in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, as per multiple Korean travel agencies. Last time, all of them were called upon in one place on March 15. The authority then had to prohibit group tours to Korea after Seoul continued to carry in the missile shield from the U.S.

 
The Korean tourism industry is quite optimist about bilateral ties and wish a speedy recovery under the liberal president who is extremely interested toward North Korea and questions the effectiveness of the THAAD system. “We are hopeful for actions from the meeting,” said one executive of a Korean travel agency that has been invited to the meeting.


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