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Majority of Koreans Giving Up Vacation with Pets

Majority of Koreans Giving Up Vacation with Pets

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the number of pet owners rapidly increasing in Korea, nearly half of them were found to have given up on travel with their animal companions.  According to Skyscanner’s recent survey of domestic pet owners, 48 percent said they had given up on traveling with their pets due to [...]

Koreans Most Vacation-Deprived, Feel Guilty for Taking Leave: Expedia

Koreans Most Vacation-Deprived, Feel Guilty for Taking Leave: Expedia

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2016 “vacation deprivation” survey by Expedia revealed that Korea again ranks last in terms of the number of paid vacation days its employees take, for the sixth consecutive year. The survey was based on 9,424 employed adults from 28 countries.  According to Expedia, Koreans only took eight days [...]

Travel Agencies Offer Vacation Packages to Danger Zones

Travel Agencies Offer Vacation Packages to Danger Zones

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Wednesday’s parliamentary audit brought to light the revelation that Korean travel agencies are offering holiday packages to countries with government-designated travel alerts, with some calling for government intervention to safeguard citizens.  There are currently four levels of travel alerts issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Purple (areas needing [...]