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Sue Ramirez appointed as New Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism

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December 19, 2016


 Sue Ramirez appointed as

New Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism




[Photo caption] Mr. Kijung Jung, Director of Asia & Middle East Team at the Korea Tourism Organization visited Manila and presented the plaque of appointment to Ms. Sue Ramirez as the new Honorary Ambassador for Korean Tourism on December 19, 2016.


Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), a government agency dedicated to tourism promotion of the Republic of Korea, officially announced that Philippine celebrity Sue Ramirez as a new honorary ambassador for Korean tourism.


New honorary ambassador Sue Ramirez said, "I am deeply humbled and honored for this rare opportunity. This is a wonderful chance for me not only to learn the fascinating culture and heritage of Korea but to share the Philippines' culture as well," Sue shared.




Mr. Inshik Park, Director of KTO Manila Office commented “We are very happy to have Sue Ramirez as our honorary ambassador for Korean tourism. We think that Sue Ramirez is the right choice to be an honorary ambassador because she is very interested in Korean culture and its people. She is a rising star in the field of showbiz in the Philippines and we would like to give her more chances to promote Korea and Korean tourism. In addition, she has more than 1.5 million fans from her SNS such as Instragram, Facebook and Twitter which will be potential supporters of Korea tourism like herself.”


Sue Ramirez as the honorary ambassador for Korean tourism will be given chances to visit Korea and will be sharing her experiences during her trips via her SNS. She will also show up to promote Korea at various events which will be arranged by KTO and Korean government agencies. She will serve as the honorary ambassador until November 2018.


According to KTO, Korea received a total of 465,782 Filipino tourists from January to October in 2016, posting an increase of 38.7% compared to previous year’s total of 335,868 from January to October.




Sue Ramirez also paid a courtesy call on H.E. Jaeshin Kim, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. Ambassador Kim said, “Both of us are ambassadors and I hope we give Filipino people a great impact to promote Korean tourism and culture”.



For more details and queries, you may contact KTO Manila Office at 02 880 0312~0313 or through email ktomanila@gmail.com