It was a group tour for about 150 visitors from an NGO. We organized a docent tour at the National Museum of Korea to give them opportunities to study the essence and value of Korean culture. The docent tour was focused on the ten Korean national treasures including “Pensive Bodhisattva” and “Gold Crowns”. The docent gave in-depth explanation on those treasures. I felt very proud when I saw the participants enjoying the tour, appreciating the historic artifacts.
Q. Global Tour has a high share of inbound travel. What aspects of Seoul do you think make the city attractive to foreign tourists?
Seoul is a great city to travel around. It has perfect transportation and communication infrastructure. Public transport is easily accessible and inexpensive. Internet access is available everywhere. People are friendly. Furthermore, unlike many other countries where there’s nowhere to go after 7 or 8 o’clock at night, Seoul is a city with a dynamic culture that is awake around the clock. Seoul is the perfect destination for foreign tourists because it is safe and has perfect tourism infrastructure and diverse cultures.
Asked what Sebang means to him, Managing Director Kim gave a clear and succinct answer, “Global Tour is my life”. For 28 years after joining Global Tour as a new recruit he has devoted, his life to Global Tour – he even met his life-long partner in Global Tour – and he said he would continue to do so in the future.