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North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean Central News Agency said Chairman...

Peace through tourism Korea in the making: $175,562

Seoul’s state-run Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) plans to investigate the potential for cross-border inter-Korean tourism, according to a document seen by NK News. In a...

Donald Trump not only loves Kim Jong-un but also Vietjet

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese airline Vietjet met in...

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean dictator is set to...

Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after...

The success of the Kim-Trump summit scheduled to be held later this month in Hanoi, Vietnam could open up the possibility of South Korea...

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to...

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” citing civil unrest. The...

Visit North Korea loves British Tourists and it puts a sponsorship...

"Visit North Korea is proud to announce the signing of a sponsorship deal with English football team Blyth Spartans FC," says a LinkedIn post by the tour company based in Shenzhen, China.

North Korea opens border town to Western visitors

"Warmly welcome Simon Cockerell David."

American tourist sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea

An American has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea after entering the country as a tourist.

Main border crossing between North Korea and China closed to tourists

DANDONG, China - Main border crossing between North Korea and China has been closed to tourist groups, a Chinese official has said as nuclear tensions mounted, but business travel was still allowed.

Despite rhetoric and war threats, South Korea’s tourism up 11.9 percent

SEOUL, Republic of Korea - "So, how can we promote Seoul as a safe destination in the foreign media in the midst of the current North Korea situation?"

South Korea swears in first female president

SEOUL, South Korea - Park Geun-hye made history Monday by becoming South Korea's first female president, pledging to secure South Korea against the threat of an increasingly hostile North Korea at the

Pyongyang claims that tourism is booming in North Korea

North Korea is celebrating alleged rise in the number of tourists visiting the country, including those coming from Europe.

North Korea allows foreigners to use cell phones

If you're planning on traveling to North Korea sometime soon - and why wouldn't you be?

North Korea blames Seoul for the death of Mt. Kumgang tourist

North Korea on Saturday claimed the July 2008 shooting death of South Korean tourist by the North's troops in the Mt. Kumgang resort was the "product of a deliberate scheme" from Seoul.

North Korea relaxes tourism policies

Some policy changes are slowly starting to take shape in North Korea. Radio Free Asia reports North Korea's tourism policies have been eased significantly in recent months.

North Korea hopes to attract more Chinese tourists

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is improving its infrastructure in the hope of attracting more Chinese tourists, which show Pyongyang's desire to tap into China's booming tourism market, acc

North Korea rocket launch wreaks havoc on international air traffic

Several airlines will re-route flights over the Philippines to avoid a rocket North Korea is expected to launch between this and next week, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines says.

Kim Jong dead: four scenarios of what may happen in North...

North Korean television announced in a “special broadcast” that its leader, Kim Jong Il, has died in Pyongyang on December 17 at 8:00 am. He collapsed on a train. Kim was 69.

UN: North Korea cannot feed its people for the “foreseeable future”

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cannot feed its people for the “foreseeable future,” the United Nations relief chief reported today, urging the world to step up humanitarian sup

Chinese tourism to North Korea plummets

The number of Chinese tourists visiting North Korea has fallen considerably, U.S.-based Radio Free Asia reported on Tuesday, citing a diplomatic source in Beijing.

North Korea turns to Facebook to promote its flagship airline

North Korea, the secretive regime that regularly delivers bombastic threats and insults to its enemies, is tinkering with a different approach to promote its flagship airline: cordial customer service

North Korea launches new tours from China, snubs Seoul

A rusty cargo ship festooned with welcome banners today arrived at North Korea’s Diamond Mountain resort – marking the launch of new tours from China, which snub Seoul and aim to replace suspended

North Korea wants foreign tourists

SEOUL - North Korea said Tuesday it would open an air route with Malaysia next week as the isolated communist country seeks to attract more foreign tourists in an apparent bid to earn much-needed hard

North Korea plans to attract foreign tourists with ferry

SEOUL - North Korea appears likely to use a ferry to try to attract foreign tourists, a source familiar with the issue said Friday, in what could be an attempt to earn much-needed hard currency.
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