Travel and tourism industry in South Korea

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Statista dossier about the tourism in South Korea

This dossier contains statistical information regarding the tourism industry in South Korea. It begins with figures on inbound and outbound tourism and its economic impact. The report also delves into the accommodation sector and emerging trends such as camping, Muslim visitors and travel for specific purposes. The final chapter addresses the perspectives of local and international tourists.

Table of contents

  • 1. In- and outbound tourism
    • Number of visitor arrivals in South Korea 2000-2018

    • International visitor spending in South Korea 2017, by category

    • Number of outbound travelers from South Korea 1970-2017

    • International outbound air passenger traffic in South Korea 2018, by airport

  • 2. Economic impact
    • Travel & tourism GDP direct contribution in South Korea 2017, by travel type

    • Travel & tourism employment impact in South Korea 2017, by type

    • Tourism balance South Korea 1995-2018

  • 3. Lodging industry
    • FDI in the lodging industry in South Korea 2010-2016

    • Hotel room demands in Jeju, South Korea 2014-2017

    • Airbnb rentals Seoul South Korea 2010-2018

    • Type of accommodation chosen by visitors in South Korea 2017

  • 4. Emerging trends
    • Estimated camping industry size by sector in South Korea 2016

    • Casino visitor number in South Korea 2017

    • Inbound visitors from Islamic countries in South Korea 2012-2016

    • Medical tourists in South Korea in 2017, by country of origin

    • Tourism growth in South Korea after PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018, by origin

  • 5. Tourist perspectives
    • Popular destinations for foreign tourists in South Korea 2015

    • Information sources for foreigners about Seoul, South Korea 2016

    • Tourist satisfaction with medical staff professionalism in South Korea 2015

    • Reasons to bring food when traveling abroad South Korea 2018

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