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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

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

North Korea fires another missile today

North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019 02:00 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:43 1

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 13, 2019 02:57 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:56 1

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 Hanoi ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 17:15 0

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 take ... Read More

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

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 20:13 0

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 resuming ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 22:30 2

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:10 0

"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 ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2018 10:27 0

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

Japanese holiday travelers:  Hawaii up, Guam down

Japanese holiday travelers: Hawaii up, Guam down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2017 03:14 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2017 05:32 0

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

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017 01:18 4

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

Trump Administration responds to North Korea

Trump Administration responds to North Korea

editor editor- August 16, 2017 00:58 0

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

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

North Korea Kim Jong Un gift to Guam: Tourism!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017 02:11 1

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2017 07:13 1

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

Guam visitor arrivals break records

Guam visitor arrivals break records

editor editor- October 11, 2014 05:07 0

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

American tourist sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea

editor editor- May 3, 2013 04:08 0

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

Main border crossing between North Korea and China closed to tourists

editor editor- April 10, 2013 09:16 0

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

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

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

editor editor- April 9, 2013 09:15 0

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

South Korea swears in first female president

South Korea swears in first female president

editor editor- February 25, 2013 08:36 0

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 ... Read More

Pyongyang claims that tourism is booming in North Korea

Pyongyang claims that tourism is booming in North Korea

editor editor- February 21, 2013 07:10 0

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

North Korea allows foreigners to use cell phones

editor editor- January 22, 2013 08:21 0

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

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

editor editor- December 11, 2012 07:57 0

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 ... Read More

North Korea relaxes tourism policies

North Korea relaxes tourism policies

editor editor- November 16, 2012 07:07 0

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 ... Read More

North Korea hopes to attract more Chinese tourists

North Korea hopes to attract more Chinese tourists

editor editor- October 17, 2012 09:54 0

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 ... Read More

North Korea rocket launch wreaks havoc on international air traffic

North Korea rocket launch wreaks havoc on international air traffic

editor editor- April 11, 2012 07:42 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- December 19, 2011 08:51 0

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 ... Read More

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