China’s order on travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to Korea takes effect

China’s order on travel agencies to stop selling tour packages to Korea takes effect

China’s order to stop selling group tour packages to South Korea is set to come into force today. The policy from Beijing comes hot on the heels of a stream of economic retaliation against Seoul’s decision to deploy a U.S. anti-missile system on South Korean …

More Koreans booking Seollal travel packages to nearby countries

More Koreans booking Seollal travel packages to nearby countries

Koreans traveling overseas for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday are reportedly going to countries more close by than they otherwise might. Seollal, this year, falls on a weekend, meaning just two days off work and school. According to travel agency Hana Tour, close to …

China’s travel agencies continue to sell tour packages to S. Korea: Global Times

China’s travel agencies continue to sell tour packages to S. Korea: Global Times

China’s ban on group tour packages to South Korea. After some signs of thaw in Seoul-Beijing relations it seemed to be partially lifted, then there were reports of the restriction being back in place again. The latest comes from China’s Global Times… that it’s been …

Chinese online travel agency pulls down group tour packages to S. Korea shortly after resumption

Chinese online travel agency pulls down group tour packages to S. Korea shortly after resumption

China’s largest online travel agency suddenly removed group tour packages to South Korea from its website on Wednesday while see trip resumed group tours to South Korea after the Chinese government placed a ban on all group tours to this country in March last year …

Chinese travel agencies resume sales of tour packages to South Korea: Reports

Chinese travel agencies resume sales of tour packages to South Korea: Reports

Could China be trying to make nice with South Korea again? The Chinese foreign ministry says it wants to work with South Korea to handle some of the diplomatic challenges facing them… in order to get back on good terms. The ministry’s spokesperson added that …

Complaints about overseas travel rose 153% between 2010-2016: Agency

Complaints about overseas travel rose 153% between 2010-2016: Agency

As more and more people in Korea opt to take overseas vacations,… the number of complaints about travel products are also on the rise. The Korea Consumer Agency says the number of complaints related to overseas travel-related products and services topped 18-thousand last year. That’s …

Chinese online travel agency deletes group tour packages to S. Korea shortly after resumption

Chinese online travel agency deletes group tour packages to S. Korea shortly after resumption

a Chinese online travel agency recently resumed offering group tour packages to South Korea but in a remarkable u-turn is suddenly canceled them after attention was drawn to the agency watchers say it appears Chinese travel agencies are being cautious on when to resume sales …

U.S. extends travel ban on N. Korea for another year: Report

U.S. extends travel ban on N. Korea for another year: Report

the United States has extended its ban on American citizens traveling to North Korea for another 12 months the US State Department says the extension comes as there continues to be a serious risk to Americans of arrest and long-term detention in the north-eastern Jae …

China’s travel authority tells travel agencies to resume group tours to Korea

China’s travel authority tells travel agencies to resume group tours to Korea

Now to news that will be music to the ears of South Korea’s flagging tourism industry. China’s travel authority in Beijing has reportedly given the green light to major travel agencies to normalizing group tours to South Korea. Such tours had been banned in protest …