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National Cemeteries Restrict Visits During Seol Holiday to Prevent Virus Spread

National Cemeteries Restrict Visits During Seol Holiday to Prevent Virus Spread

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s national cemeteries began restricting visits Thursday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus during the Lunar New Year’s Day holiday, the veterans affairs ministry said. Seol, or Lunar New Year’s Day, is one of the country’s biggest traditional holidays during which families hold rituals to thank [...]

Travel Spots to be Closed, Private Gatherings Banned in Holiday Season amid Worsening Pandemic

Travel Spots to be Closed, Private Gatherings Banned in Holiday Season amid Worsening Pandemic

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — This year will be a subdued holiday season for many South Koreans as winter destinations are closed and restaurants are banned from having groups of five or more people under toughened virus curbs. Authorities have repeatedly urged the public to cancel their year-end gatherings and trips to reduce risk [...]

Trip.com Group Anticipates Peak Travel Season over May Day Holiday

Trip.com Group Anticipates Peak Travel Season over May Day Holiday

SHANGHAI, China, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Leading international travel services provider Trip.com Group today released its 2020 May Day Tourism Trends Report for the Chinese market, revealing a significant increase in bookings over the period, and tendencies towards a particular mode of domestic travel in the country, where the company is the largest travel [...]