Visitors to Busan’s beaches this year are more than a quarter short than the number of visitors to last year of the same time period.
A recent report suggests that the reduction in the number of visits to the beaches this year may be due to a number of cool or cloudy days.
According to the City of Busan today, a total of 3.1 million vacationers visited Haeundae, Songjeong and Songdo beaches, which opened on the 1st of last month.
This number is 1.4 million fewer than last year.
The number of visitors also decreased for Gwangan, Dadaepo, Ilgwang and Imlang beaches, which opened on the 1st of this month.
So far this year, 1,043,000 people have come to these four beaches, compared to 1,066,000 last year.
There has been a 27% decrease in the total number of visitors from all seven beaches.
Busan has been seeing cool weather than normal, with daily temperatures not exceeding 30’C.