The tourism industry has become more important in line with expanding globalization, strengthening the importance of nurturing special tour conductors. The university was designated as a special organization in 1998 by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and established the tour conductor program center.
The tour conductor is in charge of planning and organizing trips, itineraries, accommodations, travels, interpretation and guide for foreign tourists. The conductor plays a role as a private representative of a country and has been emerged as a specialist with chances to go abroad, high income and flexible working condition. The demand for the tour conductor in Korea has increased due to policies nurturing the tourism industry as a future development engine and the conductor has been emerged as a future specialist already in advanced countries.
The center was established by the government supports for excellent programs and faculty members and has nurtured qualified tour conductors since the establishment through various programs.