Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) India which handles all travel-related information has appointed Mr. Myong-kil Yun as the new Director of its India office, effective 15th February 2023. KTO in a press release has mentioned that Mr. Myong-kil Yun will be based in Gurgram and will be spearheading promotion and marketing activities in India and its neighbouring countries for the next three years.
Holding a Master’s Degree in International Tourism Policy, Mr. Yun has been with KTO since 2004. This will be his second time working in the Indian market, with his first appointment being in 2013~2016 when he served as the office’s Deputy Director.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Yun said, “I am excited to be back in India and look forward to working closely with trade partners and media in the region to further position South Korea as a premium overseas destination for Indian travellers. This year also marks 50 years of Korea-India diplomatic relations, so this feels like an especially good time to be back.”
KTO India office plans to focus on the segments of luxury travel and Special Interest Groups like K-pop
and K-Drama fans and Students visiting Korea for Educational tours, aiming for the numbers to reach
150,000 in 2023 and 500,000 by the year 2026.