MoU between India and Korea for Tourism

MoU between India and Korea for Tourism

Question: On 29th, October, 2018; The Union cabinet approved the  signing of MoU for promotion of tourism between India and-
(a)Indonesia
(b)Korea
(c)South Africa
(d)France
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 29th October 2018; The Union cabinet approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Korea for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism.
  • The main objectives of the MoU is to increase Exchange of information and data related to tourism, to encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour Operators, to establish exchange programmes for cooperation in Human Resources Development, to encourage Investment in the Tourism and Hospitality sectors, to exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media / Opinion Makers for promotion of two-way tourism, to exchange experience in the areas of promotion, marketing destination development and management, to encourage participation in travel fairs/exhibitions in each other’s country and promoting safe, honorable and sustainable tourism.





  • India and Korea have enjoyed a strong diplomatic and long economic relationship.Signing of the MoU with Korea will be instrumental in increasing arrival from this source market as Korea is one of the leading tourist generating markets for India from East Asia.

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