A South Korean guide directing tourists in the popular Myeongdong shopping area of Seoul. Less Chinese tourists are set to visit South Korea in the October Golden Week holiday period because of tensions between the two countries. Photo: AFP

South Korea to miss out on Chinese tourists’ big Golden Week spending as political tensions linger

Package tours to the country remain suspended amid the fallout from South Korea’s decision to deploy a US missile defence system, with Chinese tourists looking to Thailand, Singapore and Japan instead

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A South Korean guide directing tourists in the popular Myeongdong shopping area of Seoul. Less Chinese tourists are set to visit South Korea in the October Golden Week holiday period because of tensions between the two countries. Photo: AFP
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