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Short Trips to Vietnam and Japan Lead to Drop in Credit Card Spending on Overseas Trips

Short Trips to Vietnam and Japan Lead to Drop in Credit Card Spending on Overseas Trips

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Credit card spending by South Koreans in foreign countries declined in the first quarter of 2019, although the number of overseas travelers increased due to the winter vacation. The increase in foreign trips is attributed to an increase in the number of travelers who made short trips to Asian [...]

Books Urging Workers to Quit Their Jobs and Travel Increasingly Popular

Books Urging Workers to Quit Their Jobs and Travel Increasingly Popular

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — As times are changing, the concept of a “lifetime workplace” is no longer true. Unlike the older generation, who had only tendered their resignations in their hearts for their entire lives, the younger generation now boldly chooses to retire. Retirement-related content is also gaining popularity, with subscribers flocking to [...]

More S. Korean Families Traveling with Adult Children: Study

More S. Korean Families Traveling with Adult Children: Study

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans prefer to travel with their families, a recent study has showed. Hana Tour Co., a South Korean travel agency, conducted a survey of 1,200 citizens, most of whom said they would like to travel with their family. The composition of family members, however, has been changing recently [...]

VistaJet Launches Global Pet Travel Program as it Sees a 104 pct Increase in Animals Flying

VistaJet Launches Global Pet Travel Program as it Sees a 104 pct Increase in Animals Flying

NEW YORK, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, announced today the launch of VistaPet, the most comprehensive program designed to ensure all passengers feel welcome – even if they are four-legged. Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals is increasingly important: VistaJet [...]

ADARA Launches Destination Marketing Cloud

ADARA Launches Destination Marketing Cloud

PALO ALTO, Calif., Mar. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — ADARA, the world’s travel data co-op and leading provider of traveler intelligence for travel brands, today announced ADARA Destination Marketing Cloud, a comprehensive insights, execution and analysis suite of products to transform tourism marketing. The Destination Marketing Cloud enables destination marketers to apply traveler behavior intelligence across the [...]

Vietnam Tops List of Favorite Chuseok Holiday Destinations

Vietnam Tops List of Favorite Chuseok Holiday Destinations

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Southeast Asian countries, especially Vietnam, were the hottest holiday destinations during this year’s Chuseok weekend. Fewer South Koreans travelled during Chuseok compared to last year due to a shorter holiday weekend, but more people were found to have traveled to Europe than last year. According to Korea’s leading travel [...]

Air Seoul Becomes First S. Korean Budget Carrier with Female-Only Toilets

Air Seoul Becomes First S. Korean Budget Carrier with Female-Only Toilets

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Air Seoul Co., a South Korean low-cost carrier, said Monday it has designated one restroom on each of its routes as female-only to meet demand from women travelers. “Our business data shows six out of 10 passengers are women, and the company has responded to requests for women-only toilets [...]