Korean prime minister vows to expand cruise sector

By Asia Cruise News

<p><span style="color:#0000FF;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>Korean prime minister vows to expand cruise sector</strong></span></span></p><p><br></p><p>Seoul: South Korea’s prime minister Chung Hong-won has urged the National Assembly to pass the 14 pending motions to boost the economy. One of the 14 motions is for activating the cruise business, expanding port and marina facilities. The bill for the cruise sector was initiated by president Park Geun-hye.</p><p>The bill aims to boost the cruise tourism of the nation, providing tax deductions for cruise tour operators and increase the workforce in the cruise tourism industry. The highlight of the bill is to allow Korean-owned vessels to have casinos for foreign tourists.</p><p>The authority expects to attract around 16m foreign tourists by 2017 and increase the tourism revenue to &nbsp;$24bn.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><img data-cke-saved-src="" src="" alt="Korean prime minister vows to expand cruise sector" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 14px; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: normal; width: 380px; height: 210px; float: left; overflow: hidden; background-color: rgb(236, 236, 236);"></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><div><br></div>
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