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Top Travel Trends Released by Visited App

Top Travel Trends Released by Visited App

Travel report for 2023 was published by Visited, a travel app whose mission is to inspire travel and help travellers keep track of their past travels with customized travel map, travel lists and personalized stats TORONTO, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Visited has published top 10 countries for South Korean travellers to visit. It has also published [...]

Reality TV Wandlust: Shows Spark Soaring Searches for Featured Destinations

Reality TV Wandlust: Shows Spark Soaring Searches for Featured Destinations

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The popularity of travel-themed reality shows has significantly increased interest in the destinations featured, leading to a surge in search volumes for flights to these locations, according to travel search engine Skyscanner. The platform reported a notable rise in searches for destinations that have appeared in various travel shows.  The [...]

Incidence of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Soars as Post-COVID Travel Resumes

Incidence of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Soars as Post-COVID Travel Resumes

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – As international travel picks up pace in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant increase in mosquito-borne diseases, with cases doubling over the past year.  According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, the number of people infected with mosquito-borne diseases surged to 294 last [...]

Soldiers Plan to Save Over 10 Million Won During Military Service for Post-Discharge Travel

Soldiers Plan to Save Over 10 Million Won During Military Service for Post-Discharge Travel

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent survey has revealed that soldiers are aiming to save over 10 million won during their military service, with plans to spend the money on travel after their discharge. The survey, conducted by the Ministry of National Defense’s Kookbang Ilbo through the app ‘The Camp’ from January 13 to [...]

South Korea Tops Indonesian Travel and Development Aspirations, Survey Reveals

South Korea Tops Indonesian Travel and Development Aspirations, Survey Reveals

Jakarta, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea holds the top spot as the most desired destination for Indonesians to visit, with over 60 percent expressing that they find the country “suitable” as a model for their own nation’s development.  A recent survey conducted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Indonesia revealed that [...]

Generation MZ’s Growing Fascination with Mongolia: A Winter Wonderland Beckons

Generation MZ’s Growing Fascination with Mongolia: A Winter Wonderland Beckons

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Mongolia has emerged as a trendy travel destination, particularly appealing to Generation MZ, the demographic born in the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Mongolia typically experiences high summer temperatures in the 20s, with the prime travel season running from June to September. Major travel agencies have significantly increased the [...]

Incheon-Osaka: Most Popular International Flight Route This Year

Incheon-Osaka: Most Popular International Flight Route This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Preferences for international travel have evolved since 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and during the first half of the current year. According to data by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, some 1.71 million individuals embarked on the Incheon-Osaka (Kansai) route between January and June, establishing it [...]

Over Half of S. Koreans Plan to Travel Despite Financial Constraints: Survey

Over Half of S. Koreans Plan to Travel Despite Financial Constraints: Survey

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of South Koreans intend to travel despite financial limitations, a travel fare website said Wednesday. Skyscanner conducted a survey of 1,000 Koreans over the age of 18, 54 percent of whom expressed the intention to travel even with financial constraints. Among the respondents, 61 percent stated [...]

Online Sales of Travel Services More than Double in Q1 on Eased Virus Curbs

Online Sales of Travel Services More than Double in Q1 on Eased Virus Curbs

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Online sales of travel and transportation services more than doubled on-year in the first quarter of 2023 on eased COVID-19 restrictions, data showed Monday. The value of online transactions of travel and transportation services amounted to 5.51 trillion won (US$4.11 billion) during the January-March period, compared with 2.6 trillion [...]