hotels Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Disposable Amenities Disappear from Luxury Hotels

Disposable Amenities Disappear from Luxury Hotels

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Disposable amenities are disappearing from luxury hotels as the Ministry of Environment begins imposing restrictions on the use of disposable products at accommodation facilities. Hotel Lotte introduced large dispensers at all Signiel, Lotte Hotel, L7 and Lotte City Hotels. Josun Hotels & Resorts also introduced dispensers at its Westin [...]

Many Koreans Opt for Hotel Stays During Short Chuseok Holiday

Many Koreans Opt for Hotel Stays During Short Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — This year’s Chuseok holiday, which runs until Sept. 12., is shorter than usual so many Koreans are opting for domestic travel instead of going abroad. Accordingly, the demand for hotel stays is also increasing. According to industry sources, the room occupancy rate of five-star hotels and resorts in the greater Seoul area, [...]

Luxury Hotels Raise Bingsu Prices

Luxury Hotels Raise Bingsu Prices

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — With inflation wreaking havoc in recent months, prices of bingsu offered by luxury hotels are surging. Bingsu is a traditional dessert made up of shaved ice and an array of toppings. The Shilla raised the price of its Apple Mango Bingsu sold at the hotel’s lounge & bar The [...]

Five-Star Hotels Compete to Accommodate Pets

Five-Star Hotels Compete to Accommodate Pets

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Five-star hotels, which have typically eschewed pets due to problems like noise and cleaning difficulties, are now scrambling to accommodate them in an attempt to survive the pandemic era. Lotte Hotel & Resorts introduced a ‘pet-cation’ package, available until late February of next year, accommodating both pets and their [...]