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Jeju Should Develop New Strategies to Address Decreasing Tourist Numbers: Experts

Jeju Should Develop New Strategies to Address Decreasing Tourist Numbers: Experts

JEJU, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Tourism industry analysts are calling on the government to develop new strategies to meet various demands of South Korean and foreign tourists visiting Jeju Island. Jeju Island and the Jeju Tourism Organization released a status report on Thursday, arguing that Jeju should go beyond its current tourism model in [...]

Jeju Island Cracks Down on Korean Migrants Entering Foreigner-only Casinos

Jeju Island Cracks Down on Korean Migrants Entering Foreigner-only Casinos

JEJU, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeju Island will conduct special monitoring on foreigner-only casinos from January 31 to February 24. The island will organize a team of experts to monitor eight casinos established for foreigners to verify if Korean migrants are taking proper steps to enter the casino. The island will also educate casino [...]

Jeju Island Supports Neutering Program for Abandoned Dogs

Jeju Island Supports Neutering Program for Abandoned Dogs

JEJU, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju provincial government announced on Monday that it will support the full cost of neutering operations at a designated animal hospital from the February 15 to 28 The purpose is to minimize stray dogs roaming around the island. The provincial government has allocated 100 million won (US$89,330) to [...]

Additional Taxation for Foreign Owners of Condominiums in Jeju

Additional Taxation for Foreign Owners of Condominiums in Jeju

JEJU, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting this year, foreigners in Jeju will be subject to heavy taxation if they use condominiums that they have purchased as vacation homes. Jeju Province announced on Wednesday that condominiums acquired by foreigners, unless proven as primary residences, will be regarded as private vacation homes, and will be subject [...]

New Citrus Fruit Developed on Jeju Island

New Citrus Fruit Developed on Jeju Island

JEJU, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju National Institute of Agriculture and Technology announced on January 2 that it had named a newly developed mandarin orange ‘Fragrance of Fall’, meaning a citrus that can be enjoyed during the fall season, and applied for related variety protections. The new fruit was developed with Golden Fragrance, [...]