Tag: North Korea

Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most
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Ukrainians, Palauans, N. Koreans, Libyans and Somalis denied US visas the most

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

This year, the United States denied entry to every other Ukrainian visa applicant, according to a document published on the ... Read More

Seoul: North Korea won’t discuss demolition of ‘shabby’ South Korean hotels
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Seoul: North Korea won’t discuss demolition of ‘shabby’ South Korean hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

South Korea on Monday proposed a working-level meeting with North Korea, just days after the North formally demanded that the ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today
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North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon
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North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 13, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The U.S. president Donald Trump and Vietnam president Nguyen Phu Trong together with senior leaders of Boeing and the Vietnamese ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean ... Read More

Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after South Korean visitor was shot to death
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Trump Kim Summit 2019 may open North Korean tourist site after South Korean visitor was shot to death

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

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

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

"Visit North Korea is proud to announce the signing of a sponsorship deal with English football team Blyth Spartans FC," ... Read More

A great day for Korea, for World Tourism Safety and for Guam and Hawaii
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A great day for Korea, for World Tourism Safety and for Guam and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2018

The tourism dream team today are from both Koreas namely Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae. It's a great day for ... Read More

Japanese holiday travelers:  Hawaii up, Guam down
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Japanese holiday travelers: Hawaii up, Guam down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2017

Travel, tourism, and security are working together. North Korea and the United States had been going through months of tough war ... Read More

A great day for Guam:  All time record in tourism arrivals
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A great day for Guam: All time record in tourism arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2017

Governor Eddie Baza of the US Territory Guam together with the Guam Visitors Bureau today have a proud day. Another best! ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un
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Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 passengers ... Read More

Trump Administration responds to North Korea
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Trump Administration responds to North Korea

editor editor- August 16, 2017

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), and ... Read More

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!
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North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017

The president of the United States Donald Trump became a tourism ambassador for the U.S. Island territory Guam today when ... Read More

Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today
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Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2017

North Korea wants to attack US military establishments in Guam, USA. Guam, home to about 6,000 US troops, is strategically ... Read More

Guam visitor arrivals break records
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Guam visitor arrivals break records

editor editor- October 11, 2014

Guam has achieved another fiscal year milestone recording over 1.3 million visitors for the second consecutive year. Read More

American tourist sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea
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American tourist sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea

editor editor- May 3, 2013

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

Main border crossing between North Korea and China closed to tourists
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Main border crossing between North Korea and China closed to tourists

editor editor- April 10, 2013

DANDONG, China - Main border crossing between North Korea and China has been closed to tourist groups, a Chinese official ... Read More

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

editor editor- April 9, 2013

SEOUL, Republic of Korea - "So, how can we promote Seoul as a safe destination in the foreign media in ... Read More

South Korea swears in first female president
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South Korea swears in first female president

editor editor- February 25, 2013

SEOUL, South Korea - Park Geun-hye made history Monday by becoming South Korea's first female president, pledging to secure South ... Read More

Pyongyang claims that tourism is booming in North Korea
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Pyongyang claims that tourism is booming in North Korea

editor editor- February 21, 2013

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

North Korea allows foreigners to use cell phones
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North Korea allows foreigners to use cell phones

editor editor- January 22, 2013

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

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

editor editor- December 11, 2012

North Korea on Saturday claimed the July 2008 shooting death of South Korean tourist by the North's troops in the ... Read More

North Korea relaxes tourism policies
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North Korea relaxes tourism policies

editor editor- November 16, 2012

Some policy changes are slowly starting to take shape in North Korea. Radio Free Asia reports North Korea's tourism policies ... Read More

North Korea hopes to attract more Chinese tourists
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North Korea hopes to attract more Chinese tourists

editor editor- October 17, 2012

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is improving its infrastructure in the hope of attracting more Chinese tourists, which show ... Read More

North Korea rocket launch wreaks havoc on international air traffic
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North Korea rocket launch wreaks havoc on international air traffic

editor editor- April 11, 2012

Several airlines will re-route flights over the Philippines to avoid a rocket North Korea is expected to launch between this ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 19, 2011

North Korean television announced in a “special broadcast” that its leader, Kim Jong Il, has died in Pyongyang on December ... Read More

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

editor editor- October 25, 2011

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cannot feed its people for the “foreseeable future,” the United Nations relief chief ... Read More

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Chinese tourism to North Korea plummets

editor editor- October 6, 2011

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

North Korea turns to Facebook to promote its flagship airline
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North Korea turns to Facebook to promote its flagship airline

editor editor- September 1, 2011

North Korea, the secretive regime that regularly delivers bombastic threats and insults to its enemies, is tinkering with a different ... Read More

North Korea launches new tours from China, snubs Seoul
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North Korea launches new tours from China, snubs Seoul

editor editor- September 1, 2011

A rusty cargo ship festooned with welcome banners today arrived at North Korea’s Diamond Mountain resort – marking the launch ... Read More