Spring is one of the two most beautiful seasons in the RoK (Source: KTO)

Hanoi (VNA) – The representative office of the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) in Vietnam is implementing a campaign to promote spring tourism in the Republic of Korea.

Beginning in February, the campaign will end in May and see the participation of 14 leading Vietnamese travel agencies such as Vietravel, Saigontourist, Ben Thanh Tourist, Vietrantour, Hanoi Redtours, TST Tourist, Dolphin Tour, Transviet Travel, and Viet Media Travel.

With a string of activities, the campaign aims to introduce Vietnamese visitors to new and attractive destinations in the RoK during spring – one of the country’s most beautiful seasons.

According to the KTO Vietnam, the RoK welcomed 457,000 Vietnamese tourists in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 41 percent, of whom 146,000 visited the country from February-May, accounting for 32 percent of the total and up 45 percent year-on-year.

Last year, 3.8 million Koreans visited Vietnam. In the first two months of 2019, the RoK ranked first in the number of tourists to Vietnam, with nearly 800,000 arrivals.-VNA