Mission and Goals

  • Visit Daegu-Gyeongbuk Year
  • Major projects
  • Mission and Goals

Performance goal

Attraction of 40 milllion tourists
in the Daegu, Gyeongbuk area

Background to Promote

Tourism is the pipeline for the future

  • Tourism accounts for more than 10% of GDP in developed cities
  • The scale of South Korea at 4.7%
  • Employment-induced coefficient: 8.4 persons in the manufacturing industry and 13.9 persons in tourism

Key to the revitalization of the local economy

  • Japan breaks 30 million people in 16 years of fostering tourism
  • 12-16 years: manufacturing at 2.8%, tourism at 6.0%

New local win-win model needed

  • Rate of a local visit in Seoul at 78%, specific areas are concentrated
  • Tourism companies tend to focus on specific areas such as capital areas, Jeju, Busan, etc.

Daegu-Gyeongbuk is new on the rise

  • Star of Korea Tourism, 100 Spots of Korean Tourism greatly expanded
  • Increased awareness of city tourism in overseas: Taiwan and Japan
  • Gyeongbuk Cultural Tourism Organization expanded and launched, fundraising