Da Nang among Top Three Travel Picks for Koreans in Mid-Autumn Festival
8/22/2019 10:23:37 PM haiviet
Vietnam's central city of Da Nang, Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea and Thailand's capital city of Bangkok are favourite sports for Koreans to spend the long Mid-Autumn holiday this year.
The finding is based on global travel search engine Skyscanner's analysis of searches by Koreans for travel destinations for September 12 to 15.
The festival is one of Koreans biggest traditional holidays and this year it is four days start on September 12.
People used to travel to their hometowns to spend time with their families and hold memorial services to honor their ancestors during the holiday, the Korean equivalent of the Thanks Giving.
However, many are gradually trending oward ducking out of, or shortening, family gatherings and other ancestral rites, and instead opting for holiday destinations.
The three destinatons allow visitors to relax in a vacation spot, and at thr same time they can also shop there, according to Skyscanner. The Vietnamese coastal city is the most popular destination among those who plan their trips with three or more companions, followed by Jeju and Bangkok.
is one of the leading toursm and resort vities in Southeast Asia, soit has been a darling of Korean travelers. In addition, it is home to My Khe-one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet that offers a magnificent sunset view. Also, the city is situaed near various tourst attractions such as Hoi An, Ba Na Hill and Marble Mountains.
However, the southern resort island of Jeju was the most-searched destination among solo tourists. Bangkok and Da Nang rounded out the top three.