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Switzerland ranked Koreans’ favorite travel place for this year - 매일경제 영문뉴스 펄스(Pulse)

Switzerland ranked Koreans’ favorite travel place for this year - 매일경제 영문뉴스 펄스(Pulse) | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Switzerland, Spain, and Croatia made this year’s favorite travel destinations for South Koreans, a survey showed.
Switzerland became top favorite to move up from third last year and followed by Spain whose ranking was unc
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Southeast Asia top spot for S. Korean winter tourists

Southeast Asia top spot for S. Korean winter tourists | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Yonhap) -- Southeast Asia has emerged as the most popular tourist destination for South Koreans planning on overseas trips in December, a leading travel agency said Thursday. Hana Tour, the larges
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S.Korea's consumer confidence rebounds in 4 months - Xinhua | English.news.cn

S.Korea's consumer confidence rebounds in 4 months - Xinhua | English.news.cn | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
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(Yonhap Feature) Extended stays are latest trend for S. Koreans looking for breakaway

(Yonhap Feature) Extended stays are latest trend for S. Koreans looking for breakaway | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The staple "chop, chop" dynamic or "ppali ppali" ("hurry" in Korean) culture in modern Korea is hardly an exception when it comes to traveling. Going on a trip somewhere, whether local or abroad, still connotes a rushed schedule of visiting as many places as possible during a weeklong holiday for the average Korean.
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Peru expects a record of 4.4 million tourists in 2018

Peru expects a record of 4.4 million tourists in 2018 | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Some 4.4 million foreign tourists are expected to enter Peruvian borders and bring $5 billion into the tourism economy with them in 2018, according to estimates from Peru’s Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru). The Tourism Ministry’s latest numbers last updated from April show that more than 1.5 million foreign arrivals were registered in the first four months of the year, giving Peru plenty of room to meet its lofty projections for the year. “We expect to receive 4.4 million foreign visitors this year, being the United States the main market, which accounts for about 16% of international arrivals,” PromPeru’s Tourism Department …
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Survey: Young S. Koreans warming to Japan

Survey: Young S. Koreans warming to Japan | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL — Feelings toward Japan are slightly improved among South Koreans, apparently due to an increase in the number of South Koreans traveling to Japan or wanting to work there, according to a joint survey conducted by The Yomiuri Shimbun and Hankook Ilbo daily.
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K-Beauty Innovation: 5 Questions With Myung-Sam Park, COSMAX

K-Beauty Innovation: 5 Questions With Myung-Sam Park, COSMAX | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
COSMAX's Korean Beauty brands are popular worldwide—find out why in our new Q&A
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3 Korean social media influencers who open consumers’ wallets –

3 Korean social media influencers who open consumers’ wallets – | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Find out who they are.
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Overseas spending by Korean travelers sets new record in Q1 –

Overseas spending by Korean travelers sets new record in Q1 – | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korean travelers' spending overseas hit a record high in the first quarter this year as people went on trips during winter school breaks and extended holidays, statistics from the central bank showed on 6 May.
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[Updated] TR Industry hopeful of Korean tourism revival | Travel Retail Business

[Updated] TR Industry hopeful of Korean tourism revival | Travel Retail Business | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Chairman Kim Jong-un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea met with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea in an
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Outbound South Korean Female Travelers Outstrip Men

Outbound South Korean Female Travelers Outstrip Men | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of outbound South Korean women travelers outstripped men for the first time last year. …
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[Herald Interview] Kayak targets Korea’s travel market with one-stop solution

[Herald Interview] Kayak targets Korea’s travel market with one-stop solution | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Finding the cheapest flights for a trip overseas can be a painstaking process. Many have experienced the agony of seeing the price of an airline ticket fall after purchasing it. Browsing online for the best travel deals can also be exhausting.With Koreans traveling more frequently than before, demand has risen for the most efficient way to land the cheapest tickets at the right time. Government statistics showe
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South Korea Becomes Testing Grounds for Luxury Brands | Koogle TV

South Korea Becomes Testing Grounds for Luxury Brands | Koogle TV | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Korea is fast becoming a test bed for luxury labels, whose success here is seen by many as a litmus test for other status-conscious Asian consumer societies. Luxury brands often rush out products for the Korean market first and set up flagship stores here to test the response of Korean consumers.
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Indonesia promotes golf tourism in South Korea - News

Indonesia promotes golf tourism in South Korea - News | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The Tourism Ministry carried out the Wonderful Indonesia 2018 Golf Sales Mission in Seoul and Busan to promote Indonesia’s golf tourism and attract travelers from South Korea. 
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(Yonhap Feature) Cashless economy encroaches on everyday life

(Yonhap Feature) Cashless economy encroaches on everyday life | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
On an ordinary weekday in downtown Seoul a middle-aged woman walks into a Starbucks to order a cup of coffee.
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Korea's top 100 brands for 2018 | Marketing

Korea's top 100 brands for 2018 | Marketing | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
The performance of domestic giants indicates that corporate scandals have little bearing on consumer perception.
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Foreign visitors to Japan top 15m in record first half

Foreign visitors to Japan top 15m in record first half | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in January to June rose 15.6 percent from a year earlier to 15.89 million, a record
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Tourism Ministry Seeks Ways to Attract Korean Travelers

Tourism Ministry Seeks Ways to Attract Korean Travelers | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Ways of strengthening the tourism cooperation of Greece and Korea were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Korean Ambassador Soosuk Lim.
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Taipei teams up with KKday in campaign to woo South Korean tourists

Taipei teams up with KKday in campaign to woo South Korean tourists | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korean blogger Kim Ji Hye shares her travel experience in Taipei as part of the campaign.South Korean blogger Kim Ji Hye (金智慧) visited Taipei for a five-day trip in June to promote the city as part of a summer campaign launched by the Taipei City Government targeting independent travelers from South Korea.
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Korean retailers turn to content production to lure young consumers

Korean retailers turn to content production to lure young consumers | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
South Korean retailers are increasingly engaging in content creation, breaking the boundaries between media and commerce, as they seek ways to better interact with consumers, industry watchers said Sunday.According to Lotte Shopping Co., the accumulated views of the web drama "Secret Queen Makers," promoting its duty-free store Lotte Duty Free, has surpassed 100 million views as of Thursday, with 75 million view
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South Korea short of babies despite government efforts, East Asia News & Top Stories

South Korea short of babies despite government efforts, East Asia News & Top Stories | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Ms Sophia Nam, 32, is stopping at one child. Her son is 16 months old now, and she has no plans for No. 2.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Trending in South Korea: YOLO and One-day Classes | ké radar

Trending in South Korea: YOLO and One-day Classes | ké radar | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
Young South Koreans may be late adopters of YOLO. But they are appropriating the term to enrich their life with new experiences by taking one-day classes.
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Women Overseas Travelers Outnumber Men - The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - National/Politics > National

Women Overseas Travelers Outnumber Men
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Noodles are pushing rice off the South Korean dining table

Noodles are pushing rice off the South Korean dining table | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
A low-carb campaign that began in the 1960s has lead to dietary change
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3 South Korean Trends to be Aware Of

3 South Korean Trends to be Aware Of | South Korean Travellers | Scoop.it
We've shared a few notable South Korean trends and how some brands have leaned into their popularity to better connect with Korean consumers.
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