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Polarization Among Tourism Businesses on Jeju Deepens amid Prolonged Pandemic

Polarization Among Tourism Businesses on Jeju Deepens amid Prolonged Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite a prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, tourism on the southern resort island of Jeju has recovered this year, but there has been a clear sign of polarization by business type. The Jeju Provincial Government and the Jeju Tourism Organization conducted an analysis of credit card sales generated within the province, [...]

Jeju Flooded with Locals Avoiding Overseas Travel amid COVID-19

Jeju Flooded with Locals Avoiding Overseas Travel amid COVID-19

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular holiday destination, appears to be increasingly favored by locals as an alternative to overseas travel amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, a report indicated Thursday. The report released by the state-funded Korea Culture and Tourism Institute (KCTI) showed that domestic tourism to the southern [...]

Jeju Faces Dilemma over Tourism with Both Tourists and Residents Unhappy

Jeju Faces Dilemma over Tourism with Both Tourists and Residents Unhappy

JEJU, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The provincial government of Jeju Island, South Korea’s most popular vacation destination, is facing a dilemma as tourists and residents both are showing higher negative perceptions toward Jeju’s tourism boom. In particular, tourists are increasingly dissatisfied with the island’s expensive prices, while Jeju residents are unhappy with the inconvenience [...]

Smart Shopping and Tourism Service Introduced in Daegu

Smart Shopping and Tourism Service Introduced in Daegu

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization announced Wednesday the launch of the first shopping and tourism service in Dongseongno Street in Daegu, about 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, that uses smart technology. Tourists visiting Dongseongno Street, Daegu’s most popular shopping district, can access [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Tourism Destinations Can Reduce Visitor Misbehaviour

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Tourism Destinations Can Reduce Visitor Misbehaviour

HONG KONG SAR, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) - It’s been a bad year for tourism and a boom in the travel and hospitality sector would no doubt be good for the economy. However, it could also be a nightmare for people living and working amid the flux of transient tourists. It wasn’t that long ago that we [...]