Korean media: Chinese tourists return to Korea for shopping, Lotte sales increased by 45%

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 Korean media: Chinese tourists return to Korea for shopping, Lotte sales increased by 45%


In the past week of the May Day holiday in China, Korean media said that although there has not been a comprehensive re establishment of the group to travel to South Korea, the Chinese free tourist army has returned to South Korea during the May Day of this year. According to the South Korean economy of Asia, according to the 7 day news of the modern department store in South Korea, the consumption amount of Chinese tourists increased by 80.5% from April 27th to May 4th, and the Trade Center branch increased by 174.1%. According to the report, the consumption of free travel tourists in China has risen sharply. During the May Day, the number of Chinese consumers in the trade center stores in modern department stores increased by 48.4%, and the average amount of single consumption increased by 81.7% to 720 thousand won (about 4253 yuan). People in modern department stores say that since March this year, the number of customers in China has been increasing and purchasing power is very strong. It is worth mentioning that in the period of May Day duty-free shop, Chinese customers consumption amount also rose sharply, and the total sales of duty-free shop increased by 45%, of which Chinese customers accounted for 70%. Meanwhile, the consumption of Chinese customers in the new world duty free shop increased by 95% over the same period last year. In this way, the growth of the data is indeed considerable. But at the end of last month, the statistics released by South Korea were referred to as irrigation. The Ministry of culture, sports and tourism and the South Korean Tourism Development Bureau said at the time that there were 403 thousand and 413 Chinese visitors to Korea in March, an increase of 11% over the same period, and the first increase in Chinese visitors to Korea since the Sade wave. But only one day, the Korean media face said that the official data are cat - tired, the Chinese workers, Chinese attendants and so on are regarded as tourist statistics, but the actual number of Chinese tourists has not increased significantly. According to South Koreas Central Daily reported that the real count can be regarded as tourists is a person holding a short visit (C-3) visa to visit South Korea. However, according to the monthly statistics monthly report on the entry and exit management office and the foreign policy headquarters of the Ministry of law of the South Korea, 214 thousand and 841 Chinese visitors were actually visited in March this year. The report also pointed out that the so-called about 400000 of the tourists also included 11 thousand and 13 Chinese airline attendants. Excluding Chinese immigrants with employment visas and non tourist destinations, the actual number of visitors is only around 280 thousand. For the irrigation of the statistical data, the relevant persons of the Korea Tourism Development Bureau explained that the classification methods of the agencies were different, and the Ministry of justice was more strict. Chinese who enter the country for employment may also have a positive impact on attracting more tourists to South Korea. Group tourists have not yet returned free tourists, but group tourists have not returned, still remember the 8 day holiday of the golden week of the Mid Autumn Festival last year, the Korean media reported that the number of Chinese tourists was zero. On the 1-7 day of October last year, the sales volume of Chinese customers in Lotte duty free shop decreased by 25% compared with the previous National Day holiday. The Korean industry has said that Chinese group tourists have not returned, but the number of free travel tourists is growing, which has brought vitality to the sluggish Korean flow industry. It is said that the Korean circulation industry will try to attract Chinese individual shoppers in the future. Source: overseas network Author: Zhu Xiao responsible editor: Su Hong _NBJ9980 For the irrigation of the statistical data, the relevant persons of the Korea Tourism Development Bureau explained that the classification methods of the agencies were different, and the Ministry of justice was more strict. Chinese who enter the country for employment may also have a positive impact on attracting more tourists to South Korea. Group tourists have not yet returned Free tourists have increased, but group tourists have not yet returned, and still remember the 8 day holiday of the golden week of the Mid Autumn Festival last year, the Korean media reported that the number of Chinese tourists was zero. On the 1-7 day of October last year, the sales volume of Chinese customers in Lotte duty free shop decreased by 25% compared with the previous National Day holiday. The Korean industry has said that Chinese group tourists have not returned, but the number of free travel tourists is growing, which has brought vitality to the sluggish Korean flow industry. It is said that the Korean circulation industry will try to attract Chinese individual shoppers in the future.