President Park Geun-hye stressed the need
to foster job-creating growth engines in the tourism and culture sector…. and make efforts
to better cater to the needs of foreign visitors. The president was speaking at a forum at the
presidential office… on enhancing the competitiveness of the two industries.
She said the government will focus on creating new tourism content based on the features
of different regions in Korea… and improving the overall quality of tour programs, which
have been criticized in the past. Deregulation will follow… to support the
expansion of the industries. A new commission will also be launched to
help deepen integration and synergy between the relevant ministries and those sectors.