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Seoul City Publishes Safety Guide for Tourists

Seoul City Publishes Safety Guide for Tourists

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metropolitan Government published on Sunday a “Guide for Safe Travel in Seoul” with important safety tips for tourists. The book, available in four languages (Korean, English, Chinese, and Japanese), includes practical instructions to address various situations that change with the seasons and the surrounding environment of the city. [...]

Next Year’s Trend Keyword in Domestic Travel is Customized REFORM

Next Year’s Trend Keyword in Domestic Travel is Customized REFORM

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — As travelers’ tastes and preferences tend to be particular, domestic travel trends are also forecasted to grow stronger next year. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Tourism Organization analyzed 1.6 million posts on social media, including Facebook and Instagram, and selected R.E.F.O.R.M. as the 2020 [...]

Travel Agencies Offer Premium Packages That Exclude Options, Shopping, and Tips

Travel Agencies Offer Premium Packages That Exclude Options, Shopping, and Tips

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — More consumers are willing to pay more to travel than pay for cheap, low-quality tour packages. In response, travel agencies are offering no-tip, no-option, and no-shopping packages. Online Tour, a South Korean travel agency, began to offer high quality tour packages that exclude tips, options, or shopping in June. [...]

Discover More of the World with VistaJet’s Once-in-a Lifetime Global Travel Exclusives

Discover More of the World with VistaJet’s Once-in-a Lifetime Global Travel Exclusives

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, announced today the launch of VistaJet World, presenting a comprehensive portfolio of one-of-a-kind, multi-stop travel adventures tailored around its Members’ passions. To celebrate the company’s 15h anniversary, the program highlights 15 exclusive journeys to experience the most remote and thrilling adventures [...]

No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

No. of S. Korean Travelers to Japan Sharply Falls During Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Koreans who travelled to Japan during this year’s fall harvest holiday sharply declined from last year, due to the response to Tokyo’s export curbs on Seoul, data showed Monday. The number of Koreans who traveled to or from Japan via Incheon International Airport came to [...]

Koreans Cancel Trips to Japan, Travel Domestically Instead

Koreans Cancel Trips to Japan, Travel Domestically Instead

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Recent reports have indicated that many Koreans who planned to travel to Japan cancelled their trips or changed their destination to Korea after the Japanese government imposed trade restrictions earlier this summer. According to an online survey of 1,300 people conducted by the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute, 69.3 [...]