SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Tourism and accommodation businesses are locked in fierce competition for customers by introducing new facilities and package deals.
They are also introducing so-called ‘pet-cation’ packages that allow guests to bring pets to five-star hotels and resorts.
Sono Hotels & Resorts currently runs a pet hotel at Vivaldi Park ski resort in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, consisting of 157 guestrooms for both guests and pets. It also runs 24 ‘pet-cation’ guestrooms at Sono Calm Goyang in Gyeonggi Province.
The Grand Josun Busan introduced a pet-cation package that includes guestrooms that come with pet beds, mats, slide stairs, and minibars.
Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul offers a special room service to order handmade cakes and beef, salmon or chicken steaks made by the hotel chef for pets.
Good Choice Company, the operator of the namesake hotel reservation platform, reported a 118 percent increase in demand for guestrooms that allow pets since last year, amounting to 10 percent of all sales.
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