Korean Tourism Hosts Advisors for Vegan Journey Fam
From left to proper: Kim Giovacco of Veg Jaunts and Journeys, Donna Zeigfinger of Inexperienced Earth Journey, Verena Erhart of Vegan Excursions New York, and Brighde Reed of World Vegan Journey.
4 North America-based journey advisors and tour operators joined representatives from the Korean Tourism Group (KTO) earlier this month to pattern what’s on provide for vegans touring to Korea.
The fam journey, which ran from Oct. 10 via 19, welcomed 4 chosen vegan journey advisors to expertise first-hand what Korea can provide for plant-based shoppers.
“Fairly often vegan vacationers are missed,” stated Brighde from World Vegan Journey, a Canadian tour operator organizing luxurious vegan group excursions world wide.
“Regardless of paying the identical value as different vacationers they typically don’t get the identical high-quality meals expertise and pay for actions which are in opposition to their core values, particularly on the excessive finish of the market. The truth that the Korea Tourism Group is investing within the rising vegan market is refreshing and one thing we now have by no means seen earlier than.”
The journey began in Seoul on the Korea Luxurious Journey Mart after which took the visitors on a six-day tour via Korea, with stops in Yeosu, Busan, Gyeongju, and extra. All meals have been targeted on the vegan traveler, together with visits to vegan and non-vegan eating places alike and meals at temples, that are traditionally completely vegan.
Together with the vegan meals, the tour included actions corresponding to a morning at Jingwansa temple, a go to to Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, and extra.
“I used to be not anticipating a lot from the vegan familiarization journey as too many international locations in Asia would not have many vegan choices. I used to be pleasantly shocked by how the Korea Tourism Group is selling vegan journey. It will likely be a breeze to ship my shoppers to Korea,” stated Donna Zeigfinger of Maryland’s Inexperienced Earth Journey.