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Trip.com Group’s “LIVE for Trip” Month-long Campaign to Further Boost Travel Recovery

Trip.com Group’s “LIVE for Trip” Month-long Campaign to Further Boost Travel Recovery

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — From 10 October to 11 November 2020, leading online travel services provider Trip.com Group is launching “LIVE for Trip” as a part of its “Travel On” initiative to bolster the recovery of the global travel industry and coincide with the company’s 21st anniversary. The LIVE for Trip series will feature livestreaming events from leading industry [...]

Suncheon Catching On as Eco-friendly Destination amid Protracted Virus Fears

Suncheon Catching On as Eco-friendly Destination amid Protracted Virus Fears

SUNCHEON, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Nature-friendly tourist destinations are drawing increasing attention these days from people fatigued by the protracted battle against the coronavirus outbreak. Suncheon, a South Jeolla Province city known as South Korea’s center of ecology, is one of the recommended destinations for those wanting to rest away from fears of COVID-19 [...]

Nearly 1 mln to Travel by Air During Chuseok Despite Gov’t Advisory

Nearly 1 mln to Travel by Air During Chuseok Despite Gov’t Advisory

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Nearly 1 million people are expected to travel by air during the Chuseok fall harvest holiday despite the government’s advisory asking people to remain at home to help contain the spread of COVID-19, transportation authorities said Monday. The Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) estimated that some 963,000 people will use [...]

Banyan Tree Group’s Ultimate Getaways Returns Bigger and Better

Banyan Tree Group’s Ultimate Getaways Returns Bigger and Better

SINGAPORE, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) - Following the inaugural success of Ultimate Getaways promotion in May, Banyan Tree Group has launched its exclusive Ultimate Getaways 2. This time, featuring more than double the destinations, the Group’s 30 properties worldwide will offer countless travel choices with savings of up to 80%. As the world navigates a new [...]

Family and Friends’ Homes Popular Destinations as Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc on Travel Industry

Family and Friends’ Homes Popular Destinations as Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc on Travel Industry

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of South Koreans are choosing to visit their family or friends rather than staying at hotels or resorts during their travels as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. Consumer Insight, a local market research firm, reported that ‘family or friend’s home’ comprised the largest share [...]

Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

Coronavirus Revives Jeju’s Past Glory as S. Korea’s Best Honeymoon Destination

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Goh Dong-wan, a 34-year-old office worker based in Seoul, had a plan to go to Europe for his honeymoon after his wedding on April 11. But the once-in-a-lifetime trip, which he prepared last year, was scrapped as the novel coronavirus pandemic has disrupted overseas flights and prompted European countries [...]