SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire)– Osaka has turned out to be the place the most Korean people visited during the first half of the year.
According to the Hotel Price Index developed by Hotels.com, the online hotel reservation site, Osaka ranked first as the tourist attraction most visited by Koreans from January to June. Hong Kong ranked second, followed by Tokyo, Paris, Bangkok, Taipei, Rome, Singapore, Guam and Fukuoka.
It is noticeable that among the top 10 sites, three were in Japan. The phenomenon was explained by the drop in the yen making travelling expenses comparably lower, thus making Korean people consider traveling to cities in Japan more than other countries.
In addition, the country where Korean tourists spent the most on hotel fees for one night was Guam(225,739 won). It was followed by Switzerland(210,802 won), England(200,628 won), Macao(198,202 won), the U.S. (196,233 won) and Mexico(191,854 won).
Also, the city where Korean people spent the most on a room for one night was Cancun, Mexico(325,112 won). KoSamui in Thailand ranked second(287,981 won), followed by Honolulu, Hawaii(277,411 won), New York (262,031 won), Boston (236,491 won) and San Francisco(227,850 won).
By Kevin Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)