Squid Game Successfully Increase Jeju Island’s Popularity Worldwide!

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In this article we will share to you the latest news about Squid games korean drama that just successfully increase the awareness and popularity of Jeju Island in South Korea. up to this point, hundreds of million people have watched Squid Game on Netflix and it just became the hottest movie on Netflix.

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Foreign countries like Phillipines and Netherlands even create an animatronic doll and event to help promote this netflix korean movie, which impact the popularity of south korea in the eyes of foreigner globally.

Dalgona Candy Increase in Popularity

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Many street vendors all over the world also start selling dalgona candy that was on the Squid game movie dalgona challenge. Other than that, we also can see that people start buying green jumpsuits and mask with the squid game symbol people wear during halloween parties.

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Jeju Island Popularity Rising

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Jeju Island was mentioned once in Squid Games during the fourth marble games when Sae byeok tells Ji Young that she really wanted to go to Jeju Island with his younger brother after the game end. It suddenly rising in popularity together with Squid games right after it’s first released on Netflix.

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Google Trends showed that  currently Jeju had a score of 100, which means that searches for the term of Jeju were at its peak. Compare to last year and throughout the year prior to squid games, it only gained a score of 20.

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We can also see from the data that another keywords people are using together with Jeju Island are ‘Squid Game’, which shows where and how Jeju island suddenly increasing in popularity. Definitely they are excited and start looking out for Jeju Island after watching Squid Games.

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Jeju Island is the first must visit island in korea and third most visited spot by foreigners all over the world next to Seoul and Busan areas. 

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Probably, international watchers of squid game found it is interesting to hear the north korean defector Sae Byeok (Hoyeong Jung), wanted to visit Jeju Island among many other nations in the world or locations in south korea.

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This is a really good opportunity for korean tourism industry to start taking the lead in global market and start attracting thousands potential tourists as ‘Living with COVID-19’ phase is set to be implemented in south korea real soon.

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Official Korean Tourism predicts that as the popularity of Squid Game increase, spread out all over the world, and the flights begin the open, they will see exponential growth from international tourist visit Jeju Island.

Source: Insight

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