Among apps that provide services for domestic accommodation and flight reservations, the hotel booking app Yanolja ranked first, followed by the Yeogi-eottae and Hana Tour apps.
Yanolja’s user base was estimated to be 1.02 million in April, a twofold increase from the previous year’s 570,000.
|Yanolja offers discounts for hotels and other accommodations (A screen capture from the Yanolja website)|
Meanwhile, Yeogi-eottae, which had been top in 2016, had 850,000 users as of April, up 10,000 from a year ago.
Hana Tour had 640,000 users, a 60 percent on-year increase.
Apps Skyscanner and Korean Air rounded out the top five, while Modu Tour, Jeju Air, Interpark Tour and Agoda made it to the top 10.
A Wiseapp representative said that travel-related apps all showed a general upward trend.
The analysis was based on a survey of 23,000 android device users above the age of 10.
By Lim Jeong-yeo (firstname.lastname@example.org)