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Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Goh Dong-wan, a 34-year-old office worker based in Seoul, had a plan to go to Europe for his honeymoon after his wedding on April 11. But the once-in-a-lifetime trip, which he prepared last year, was scrapped as the novel coronavirus pandemic has disrupted overseas flights and prompted European countries [...]

Jeju to File Compensation Suit Against Tourist Who Traveled with Virus Symptoms

Jeju to File Compensation Suit Against Tourist Who Traveled with Virus Symptoms

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of Jeju Island said Monday it will file a compensation suit against a tourist who traveled there earlier this month despite experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 infection. Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong announced the plan to take legal action against the unidentified resident of Ansan, southwest of Seoul. The [...]

Gov’t Chooses Three Forest Paths on Jeju as Open Tourist Sites

Gov’t Chooses Three Forest Paths on Jeju as Open Tourist Sites

JEJU, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Three forest paths on Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, have been designated by the government as ‘open tourist sites’ that ensure access to all. Open tourist sites ensure the right of access for persons with disabilities, seniors, families with infant babies, and other vulnerable groups by [...]

Jeju’s Tourism Industry Blamed for Ripping Off Visitors

Jeju’s Tourism Industry Blamed for Ripping Off Visitors

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite Jeju Island’s tourism industry being at risk due to the coronavirus outbreak, many consumers are voicing discontent due to the island’s poor tourism services. Netizens are blaming the island’s tourism industry for unreasonable prices, unfriendly workers and low quality customer service. “There is a virus in Jeju Island [...]