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Jeju Island’s Tourism Ranking Drops as Busan Tops Summer Vacation Satisfaction

Jeju Island’s Tourism Ranking Drops as Busan Tops Summer Vacation Satisfaction

JEJU, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju Island’s position as South Korea’s favorite tourist spot is slipping. Travel research company Consumer Insight recently revealed that in its summer vacation satisfaction survey, Jeju Island ranked fourth with a score of 723 out of 1000. This marks the first time Jeju has missed the top spot since the survey [...]

Busan’s Shopping Districts Overrun with Japanese Signs

Busan’s Shopping Districts Overrun with Japanese Signs

BUSAN, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Busan, being geographically close to Japan, offers easy access to Japanese food and culture. During the pandemic, the city streets have been filled with Japanese-style liquor stores and food vendors, causing Japanese cuisine to become more prevalent than Korean food in some areas. Numerous establishments can be found in [...]

Japanese Tourists Choose Seoul as Top Destination for Summer Vacations

Japanese Tourists Choose Seoul as Top Destination for Summer Vacations

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese tourists have chosen Seoul as their preferred destination for overseas summer vacations this year. The Japanese travel agency H.I.S. International analyzed its overseas travel products and air tickets for departures between July 21 and August 31 and identified Seoul as the top choice for Japanese tourists. Of the [...]