tourism Archive

Sea fishing near Seoul (top 5 places)

Feel stuffy inside? Need a change of view? Want to get some exercise and fresh air? How about some recreational saltwater fishing this weekend (with or without a boat)? Get a tan in the beautiful nature while catching and eating some healthy fish! Tip: watch “Fisherman’s Life” catch and cook YouTube Channel. Have you been …

Hotel marketing tips for trendy “hocance”!

What is “hocance” or 호캉스? ​Hocance is the portmantaeu of “hotel” and “vacance”. Meaning, spending your vacation only in a (domestic) hotel. Due to the worldwide lockdowns / quarantaines and the long rainy season, hocance became a trend! Related blog post: Korean outbound tourism statistics and most popular destinations (pre lockdowns / quarantaines) Before 2015, …

Korean outbound tourism statistics and most popular destinations

More and more Koreans like to travel abroad. The GDP per capita is increasing (graph is below) so more Koreans want to enjoy their holiday abroad. On average, a Korean visitor to the U.S. spends approximately $4,900 per trip. In 2018, over 28.7 million Koreans, more than half of the population, traveled abroad (up 8% …