Spain has introduced that within the second half of 2023, it can rejoice per week of cultural actions within the Republic of Korea.
Korea is a growing tourism market that has gone from sending round 100,000 travellers to Spain in simply six years to greater than 630,000 in 2019, SchengenVisaInfo.com studies.
Throughout an official go to to Korea, the Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés, mentioned that Tourism and tradition are among the many areas of bilateral cooperation between Spain and the Republic of Korea which have advanced extra in recent times.
“The celebration of the Week of Spain in Korea will due to this fact present us with a superb alternative to carry our tradition and gastronomy nearer to Korean society, thereby additionally encouraging journeys to Spain from Korea,” he identified on this regard.
As well as, by way of the assembly of the Working Committee, which was chaired by Fernando Valdés and the Korean Vice Minister of Tradition, Sports activities and Tradition, Cho Yongman, it was mentioned that either side recognized gastronomy, historic heritage and sensible tourism as future areas of tourism cooperation.
On the similar time, Cho Yongman additionally confirmed that the Republic of Korea would take part within the subsequent version of FITUR.
In the meantime, Valdes didn’t depart with out mentioning Spain’s curiosity in growing the air reference to Korea with direct flights. In keeping with him, there are at present 5 weekly flights between Seoul and Barcelona.
Nonetheless, he added that the direct flight between Seoul and Madrid that existed earlier than the pandemic has not but resumed.
The Spanish ambassador to Korea, Guillermo Kirkpatrick, was additionally a part of the Working Committee assembly, in addition to the Normal Director of Turespaña, Miguel Sanz, and the Spanish Tourism Advisor for Japan and Korea, Jaime Alejandre. Throughout his keep, the Secretary of State introduced that he would meet with the vice presidents of Korean Air and Asiana airways and the presidents of the principle Korean journey businesses.
Furthermore, on September 3, Korean Air resumed operations in Spain after two and a half years, resuming the route between Seoul and Barcelona with three weekly flights and changing into the eighth European vacation spot resumed by the corporate.
Information supplied by Aviacionline by way of Aena Estadísticas revealed that Korean Air mobilized 187,486 passengers and 27,141.6 tons of cargo in 1,054 air operations in Spain. Such information additionally present that the South Korean airline has deliberate its return to Madrid for March 26, 2023, and is anticipated to get well its supply and capability in Spain for the following summer season season.