Articles tagged “korea”

Tourism

South Korea’s Temple Stays Business Poised for Wellness-Inspired Boom

The continuing return to travel normalcy is generating all kinds of new ideas for ways to satisfy clients. One popular activity in South Korea, temple stays, is proving to be an organic solution to sustainable, post-pandemic tourism.

South Korea’s Temple Stays Business Poised for Wellness-Inspired Boom

Travel Technology

Decoding Yanolja Cloud and Its Hotel Software Strategy

Yanolja Cloud is the world's largest seller of hotel software whose strategy you don't understand. Here are a few "cheat codes," courtesy of the brand's chief strategy officer.

Decoding Yanolja Cloud and Its Hotel Software Strategy

Online Travel

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja

Yanolja means “Hey, let’s play” in Korean. If Softbank agrees to play, the travel startup will have the capital to go on an acquisitions spree to bolster its global reach. That way it will be more likely to have a successful public listing in the U.S. later.

Softbank to Buy Stake in South Korean Travel Startup Yanolja

Online Travel

South Korea’s Travel App Yanolja Backed by Booking Holdings Invests in Data Startup Ahead of IPO

Yanolja may seek a $4 billion valuation in its planned IPO next year. Its investment in Triple underscores its ambition to go beyond South Korea and become a global superapp and a hotel services provider.

South Korea’s Travel App Yanolja Backed by Booking Holdings Invests in Data Startup Ahead of IPO

Online Travel

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Holds Big Ambitions to Dethrone Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Bold words from eZee, an Indian subsidiary of South Korean travel unicorn Yanolja, which is backed by Booking Holdings.

Booking Holdings-Backed Yanolja Holds Big Ambitions to Dethrone Oracle Hospitality in Hotel Tech

Tourism

Top Korea Hotel App Takes Majority Stake in Singapore Startup Zen Rooms

Southeast Asia is one of the world's fastest-growing travel markets, and companies that want in on the excitement could learn from Yanolja and Zen's localized apps that are making waves in the region.

Top Korea Hotel App Takes Majority Stake in Singapore Startup Zen Rooms

Rail

Korean Peace Talks Could Lead to Rail Upgrades and Links Between North and South

Better trains and railways would be another key step in opening up North Korea to outsiders, and the government is actually admitting this. We will see how far this actually gets with sanctions still in place.

Korean Peace Talks Could Lead to Rail Upgrades and Links Between North and South

Hotels

Chinese Billionaire Hopes to Transform Korea’s Jeju Island Into Next Big Gambling Spot

If the success of Macau is any proof, it's that betting big on building integrated resorts throughout Asia is a sure thing in the long run. That is why so many destinations, from Singapore to Japan to Korea, are attracting developers who want to cash in.

Chinese Billionaire Hopes to Transform Korea’s Jeju Island Into Next Big Gambling Spot

Airlines

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines Faces Tough Competition from Low-Cost Carriers

Is it possible South Korea only has room for one full-service global airline? Or will Asiana's fortunes improve soon — perhaps during its upcoming winter Olympics — as the airline predicts?

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines Faces Tough Competition from Low-Cost Carriers

Tourism

South Korea Outbound Travel Spurred by Pursuit of Stress-Free Vacations

Domestic vacations are fine, but South Koreans are increasingly looking abroad for trips given all the tension these days on the Korean peninsula. If only their families in North Korea had the same options.

South Korea Outbound Travel Spurred by Pursuit of Stress-Free Vacations