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Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top web portal operator, introduced a new artificial intelligence (AI) call technology that automatically responds to customer calls for restaurant reservations. If a customer asks to make a reservation, the AI responds by asking the time of reservation, number of people, and if a baby [...]

Complaints Pile Up over Booking Problems on Overseas Travel Portals

Complaints Pile Up over Booking Problems on Overseas Travel Portals

SEOUL, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Koreans booking their own flights and accommodations online rather than using travel agency package products when they travel abroad. However, there have been a number of complaints regarding the use of global lodging and airline reservation websites. According to the Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) [...]

Major Hotels Record More Reservations for Chuseok Holiday

Major Hotels Record More Reservations for Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Major hotels in Seoul have seen their reservation rates rise for the upcoming Chuseok holiday thanks to a new trend of spending the autumn harvest celebration in the nation’s capital, industry sources said Wednesday. Chuseok is the Korean equivalent of Thanksgiving Day and is one of the country’s biggest [...]

Gov’t to Expand ‘Visit Reservation System’ for Foreign Residents

Gov’t to Expand ‘Visit Reservation System’ for Foreign Residents

The Justice Ministry said Thursday it has expanded its “visit reservation system” to include more foreign residents in South Korea, effective on Monday, to reduce inconvenience at crowded immigration offices. (Image : Homepage screen capture) SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) - The Justice Ministry said Thursday it has expanded its “visit reservation system” to include more [...]

Seoul Gov’t to Step up Urban Homestay Business for Homeowners

Seoul Gov’t to Step up Urban Homestay Business for Homeowners

SEOUL, Korea, Sep 06 (Korea Bizwire) – Ahead of the fall tourism peak season, the Seoul city government will seek to encourage homeowners to rent out their extra rooms to foreign tourists visiting the city. The city’s policy makers expect that the measure would relieve the problem of hotel room shortages while at the same [...]