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Kakao Mobility Pilots Pet Taxi Service

Kakao Mobility Pilots Pet Taxi Service

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Mobility Corp., South Korea’s leading taxi-hailing firm, said Wednesday it will begin testing the pet-exclusive cab service KakaoT Pet on its Kakao T application. Kakao T Pet is a pet taxi service designed in accordance with the Animal Protection Act. The service is available in all locations in [...]

Unpopular Pet Insurance Market Seeks Breakthrough with IT

Unpopular Pet Insurance Market Seeks Breakthrough with IT

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Pet insurance policies suffering from low subscription rates are teaming up with information technology (IT) to lower monthly fees and revitalize the market. The Korea Insurance Research Institute reported that South Korea’s pet insurance subscription rate stood at 0.25 percent, which was far below Sweden (40 percent), Britain (25 [...]

Seoul City to Offer Subsidies to Low-income Groups for Pet Medical Treatment

Seoul City to Offer Subsidies to Low-income Groups for Pet Medical Treatment

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday that it will start a ‘neighborhood animal hospital’ program that offers medical treatment for pets raised by members of vulnerable groups. The program will help financially vulnerable groups to provide medical treatment for their pet animals, including basic health check-ups, mandatory vaccines and [...]

VistaJet Sees 86% Increase in Pet Travel and Enhances its VistaPet Program with Dedicated Crew Training and More Pet Partners

VistaJet Sees 86% Increase in Pet Travel and Enhances its VistaPet Program with Dedicated Crew Training and More Pet Partners

London, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, further expands its comprehensive VistaPet program, as the number of animals onboard soars 86% over the last two years and global pet ownership continues to rise. Safety, security and the wellbeing of clients are fundamental for all at VistaJet. In addition [...]