|International and Domestic Tourism
The majority of the South Korean tourist industry is supported by domestic tourism. Thanks to the
country's extensive Korea has an airport and some cities, such as Seoul, Incheon, Busan, Daegu,
Gwangju, and Jeju, have airports serving international routes.
International tourists come primarily from nearby countries in Asia. Japan, China, Hong Kong,
and Taiwan together account for roughly 75% of the total number of international tourists. In
addition, the Korean wave has brought increasing numbers of tourists from Southeast Asia.
International tourists typically enter the country through Incheon International Airport, near
Seoul, which in 2006 was found to be the world's best airport. Some others enter through the
country's other international ports and airports, particularly Busan.