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Potential Chinese Tourists Assured by Jeju’s Quarantine Policy

Potential Chinese Tourists Assured by Jeju’s Quarantine Policy

JEJU, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Potential Chinese tourists to the southern resort island of Jeju have positive views towards the island’s quarantine policy against the coronavirus, a local think tank said Wednesday. The Jeju Research Institute conducted a survey of 754 Chinese nationals who gave high marks to Jeju’s counter-pandemic policy with an average [...]

Virus Outbreak Has No Imminent Impact on Korean Retail Sector, Yet on Preemptive Alert

Virus Outbreak Has No Imminent Impact on Korean Retail Sector, Yet on Preemptive Alert

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — While most people were wearing facial masks in Myeongdong — one of Seoul’s most popular shopping districts — streets were far from deserted. The one-square-kilometer area was still vibrant, with shops ranging from K-beauty brands to duty-free shops that were crowded with foreign tourists and locals. So far, South [...]

Number of Chinese Tourists Dips 41 pct Over 3 Years on THAAD Row

Number of Chinese Tourists Dips 41 pct Over 3 Years on THAAD Row

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea suffered a some 41 percent tumble in the number of visiting Chinese tourists over the past three years since its decision to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system here, a report said Monday. A total of 4.79 million Chinese visited South Korea in 2018, down 40.6 [...]

3,000 Employees of Chinese Firm Visit S. Korea in Incentive Tour Program

3,000 Employees of Chinese Firm Visit S. Korea in Incentive Tour Program

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run tourism agency said Monday it has attracted a 3,000-strong incentive travel group from a Chinese healthcare marketing company. The employees of Guangzhou Yanruyu Medical Technology began a five-day trip to Seoul, Incheon and Gangwon Province on the day, according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO). The [...]

Convenience Stores Popular Attractions for Chinese Tourists

Convenience Stores Popular Attractions for Chinese Tourists

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — For Chinese tourists visiting South Korea, there are must-haves that they need to buy at South Korea’s omnipresent convenience stores. CU, a major convenience store franchise, said Chinese tourists bought Binggrae Co.’s Banana-flavored Milk the most, followed by Crami Crab Sticks, Nongshim Co.’s Shin Ramyun Black Cup Noodles, herbal [...]