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Omicron Woes Dash Growing Hopes for Overseas Travel

Omicron Woes Dash Growing Hopes for Overseas Travel

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Fears over the omicron coronavirus variant are dashing hopes for the resumption of overseas travel, forcing many to cancel or postpone travel plans, including honeymoons, only a month after the country’s “living with COVID-19″ policy revived expectations for a return to normal. South Korea confirmed five omicron infections a [...]

Incheon Int’l Airport Reports Sharp Recovery in Traveler Flow in Past 2 mths

Incheon Int’l Airport Reports Sharp Recovery in Traveler Flow in Past 2 mths

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport, the main gateway to South Korea, has seen a sharp recovery in the number of inbound and outbound travelers over the past two months amid the country’s push for a “Living with COVID-19″ plan. According to Incheon International Airport Corp., the state-run operator of the airport, [...]

7 in 10 Koreans Plan to Travel Abroad After COVID-19 Vaccine Development

7 in 10 Koreans Plan to Travel Abroad After COVID-19 Vaccine Development

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Seven out of 10 South Koreans plan to travel abroad after coronavirus vaccines are developed, a survey showed Wednesday. According to Incheon International Airport Corp.’s recent survey, 70.2 percent of South Koreans and 82 percent of foreign nationals said they have overseas travel plans after the development of COVID-19 [...]

Over 1.1 mln People Expected to Travel Abroad During Chuseok Holiday

Over 1.1 mln People Expected to Travel Abroad During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 1.1 million people are expected to travel abroad during the 10-day Chuseok holiday, which begins late this month, industry sources said Wednesday. Incheon International Airport Corp. said 980,000 people took overseas trips between April 29 and May 9 this year when many took three days of leave [...]

Korea’s Aging Society Breeds Elderly Overseas Travelers

Korea’s Aging Society Breeds Elderly Overseas Travelers

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of elderly travelers vacationing overseas is steadily increasing as the Korean population starts to age. According to Hana Tour, among the country’s leading travel agencies, the number of overseas travelers in their 60s during the first half of 2016 was 175,000, a 71.5 percent increase from 110,000 [...]