STO appoints Korean Tourism veteran as chief

Seoul, 30th May: The Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) has appointed Jae-sung Rhee, as its President and CEO for a three-year term. Former Executive Vice President of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), Rhee joined STO on 23rd April 2018. He worked at KTO for 33 years and has served in the position of director in every department at KTO.

The STO has been officially restructured from a public-private partnership and government-invested corporation into a fully government-funded foundation. It is now fully funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.  Its core mission is changing the Korean tourism environment and promoting domestic and international tourism in Seoul.

Sources: TTG Asia article, CEI article