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Company Cafeterias Booming as Consumer Prices Peak

Company Cafeterias Booming as Consumer Prices Peak

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of employees are flocking to company cafeterias to minimize spending on food. South Korean food service company Ourhome Ltd.’s October sales for office cafeterias in Seoul jumped by 34.7 percent from last year. Sales at company cafeterias in business districts like Gangnam and Yeouido, in particular, [...]

Disposable Amenities Disappear from Luxury Hotels

Disposable Amenities Disappear from Luxury Hotels

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Disposable amenities are disappearing from luxury hotels as the Ministry of Environment begins imposing restrictions on the use of disposable products at accommodation facilities. Hotel Lotte introduced large dispensers at all Signiel, Lotte Hotel, L7 and Lotte City Hotels. Josun Hotels & Resorts also introduced dispensers at its Westin [...]

Incheon Airport Launches Remote Boarding Facility Trial

Incheon Airport Launches Remote Boarding Facility Trial

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), South Korea’s main airport operator, has launched the trial operation of the nation’s first remote boarding facility at the second passenger terminal. The remote boarding facility is an indoor boarding facility designed for passengers boarding a plane from the apron. Incheon International Airport [...]

Low-cost Carriers See Sales of In-flight Meals Sharply Increase

Low-cost Carriers See Sales of In-flight Meals Sharply Increase

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean low-cost carriers are enjoying a sharp increase in sales of in-flight meals on the back of increasing demand for overseas travel. Jeju Air Co., for instance, sold a total of 4,600 in-flight meals through advance orders last month, up 156 percent from June and 411 percent from [...]

Asiana Resumes Incheon-Beijing Route After 2 Years

Asiana Resumes Incheon-Beijing Route After 2 Years

SEOUL, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Asiana Airlines Inc., South Korea’s second-biggest carrier, resumed its Incheon-Beijing route Saturday after suspending it for more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An Asiana plane carrying 141 passengers left Incheon International Airport in the morning and arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport, the company said. Before [...]