|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.