Tourists in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock

Why are so many South Korean tourists visiting Vietnam?

  • South Korean arrivals are soaring and Vietnam’s increasingly lucrative tourism industry is changing to accommodate the influx
  • Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are abuzz with Korean culture while beachside destinations like Da Nang, Hoi An and Phu Quoc are tailored for Korean tastes
Topic |   Tourism

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Tourists in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Photo: Shutterstock
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Crystal Tai

Crystal Tai

Crystal covers business trends and cultural criticism, with a special focus on Northeast Asia, for the Asia desk. Before joining the SCMP, she contributed to Quartz, i-D Magazine, Monocle, Wallpaper, Lonely Planet and other publications. Her broadcast commentary has been featured on BBC Radio, CGTN and other media.