By: Chiang Yuan-chen and Elizabeth Hsu
Incheon, South Korea, June 23 (CNA) The chairman of the Korea Association of Travel Agents expressed the hope Friday that the number of visitors traveling between Taiwan and South Korea can be increased 50 percent in a year to at least 3 million by 2018.
A concerted effort will be made to expand transportation platforms in pursuit of that goal, said Yang Moo Seung (梁武承) at the annual Taiwan-South Korea Tourism Exchange Meeting in Incheon-Songdo on Friday.
He said he was hopeful that a big boost in tourism with Taiwan could be achieved and vowed to expand transportation platforms for travelers.
Taiwan Visitors Association Chairwoman Yeh Chu-lan (葉菊蘭) attended the event with a Taiwanese delegation made up of representatives from local travel agencies, hotels, airlines, theme park operators and the municipal city governments of Taipei, Tainan and Kaohsiung. [FULL STORY]