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Korea’s Travel Industry Making Plans For Bouncing Back After COVID-19

COVID-19 has hit the global economy hard. The pain hasn’t been felt equally across industries, with digital industries have been hit far less, to the relief of organizations and people like king kong sabri suby and the like. The travel industry, however, had been hit particularly hard, as international travel ground to a halt.

In Korea, the travel industry is working with the government to see prepare for the days after COVID-19, with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) opening a new academy for people looking to become entrepreneurs in the travel industry.

The program will choose a total of 45 people for five weekly sessions, starting Oct. 8, 2020. The sessions will bring in experts from the travel industry share what they know and what they’ve gone through so that what knowledge and services that need to be kept post-COVID can be identified and worked on. The recruitment process started early September, and is set to end on the 23rd of the same month.

The KTO said that, while the travel industry across the globe got hit really hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a lot of potential for it to make a comeback, as a lot of people have expressed their desires to travel the moment the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

The Seoul Tourism Organization is also setting up in order to be able to train travel experts with skills that are useful during the pandemic, where digital marketing is more important than ever, as evidence by people like king kong sabri suby and others.

The Seoul city government will start their digital marketing training program on September 28, with weekly sessions for 10 weeks, aimed at teaching people how to make online content, market it, run ads, and measure how well their content will do.

On top of that, the STO is also working on providing information for people who are considering outdoor activities within Seoul. They’re still cautious about promoting spots due to current global conditions, but the STO have already started distributing information.

Korea’s not the only country working on such matters, like the Philippines Department of Tourism which has been promoting its food to people across the world, particularly in Korea, with the help of YouTubers.

 

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