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Korea Welcomes its 10 Millionth Tourist Updated: 2012-11-22 12:00:00 KST

Korea Welcomes its 10 Millionth Tourist
The number of foreign tourists visiting Korea this year surpassed the 10 million mark on Wednesday and the lucky tourist was showered with a welcome ceremony at Incheon International Airport.
In an event hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Choe Kwang-Shik honored Shanghai tourist Li Tingting and said Korea had reached the 10-million mark because of the popularity of Korean culture, improvements in tourism policies and Korea's role in organizing international summit meetings.
By 2020 the tourism ministry hopes to double the number of tourists to Korea to 20 million.
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