foreign arrivals Archives | Be Korea-savvy
S. Korea Shortens List of Foreign Arrivals Subject to 2-week Mandatory Isolation

S. Korea Shortens List of Foreign Arrivals Subject to 2-week Mandatory Isolation

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities said Friday they have decided to allow fully-vaccinated arrivals from more countries to skip a mandatory 14-day quarantine starting October. Beginning next month, the mandatory quarantine policy will be applied on arrivals from 20 nations, down from the current list of 36 countries, according to [...]

Monthly Average of Foreign Arrivals Below 10,000 from April to Dec. Last Year

Monthly Average of Foreign Arrivals Below 10,000 from April to Dec. Last Year

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Fewer than 10,000 foreign tourists visited South Korea a month last year after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed Monday. According to the state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), the average number of foreign travelers here was only 9,722 per month from April to December last year, [...]

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will require foreigners arriving from high-risk nations to submit a certificate showing they tested negative for the new coronavirus from Monday, as the nation struggles with a steady rise in imported cases. The high-risk nations are Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, according to websites of South Korean [...]

Arrivals from High-risk Nations to be Asked to Submit Negative Virus Test Results

Arrivals from High-risk Nations to be Asked to Submit Negative Virus Test Results

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Friday all foreign arrivals from countries with a high incidence of the novel coronavirus will be required to submit certificates that prove a negative test result as health authorities here try to stem a further rise in imported cases. Starting Monday, foreign nationals from countries that [...]

Foreign Arrivals in S. Korea Again Dive 98 pct in May

Foreign Arrivals in S. Korea Again Dive 98 pct in May

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, the number of foreign arrivals in South Korea again nose-dived nearly 98 percent in May, reaching slightly over 30,000, official data showed Saturday. According to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), 30,861 foreigners visited South Korea in May, down 97.9 percent from the same month [...]