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Most of S. Korean Travelers Brought Home from Bali Eruption

Most of S. Korean Travelers Brought Home from Bali Eruption

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Most of the South Korean travelers stranded by a volcanic eruption in Bali, Indonesia, have been safely brought home, the foreign ministry said Friday. A chartered Asiana Airlines passenger carrier, which the South Korean foreign ministry sent to Juanda International Airport near Indonesia’s Surabaya on Thursday, landed back at [...]

Rising Outbound Travelers Buttress Tour Agencies’ Earnings

Rising Outbound Travelers Buttress Tour Agencies’ Earnings

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korea’s tour agents are forecast to post better earnings this year as a sharp rise in outbound travelers offset a fall in the number of foreign visitors in the wake of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in the country, according to market watchers Friday. The MERS outbreak [...]