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U.S. Adds New Travel Warning Category to 6 Countries Where Citizens at Greater Risk of Being Detained

Tourists and business travelers take note, because the U.S. government has added a new destination risk category. On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order called "Bolstering Efforts to Bring Hostages and Wrongfully Detained U.S. Nationals Home." And as part of that move, it will introduce a new risk indicator — “D” for wrongful…

Tourism

North Korea Opens Ski Resort Amid Major Tourism Push

Nothing says rest and relaxation like hitting the slopes when visiting a brutal, autocratic regime. This is only the beginning of North Korea's tourism push as it invests in industries unaffected by sanctions.

North Korea Opens Ski Resort Amid Major Tourism Push

Tourism

Tourists May Soon Get to Walk Across North And South Korean Border

This would be one of the most significant steps that both North and South Korea have taken to open up tourism. But allowing border crossings is anything but a done deal at this point given the rocky relations between both countries.

Tourists May Soon Get to Walk Across North And South Korean Border

Rail

Korean Peace Talks Could Lead to Rail Upgrades and Links Between North and South

Better trains and railways would be another key step in opening up North Korea to outsiders, and the government is actually admitting this. We will see how far this actually gets with sanctions still in place.

Korean Peace Talks Could Lead to Rail Upgrades and Links Between North and South

Tourism

North Korea Hopes Summit Will Be Good for Its Tourism Ambitions

North Korea has tourism goals, but it also has a long way to go to become an international destination. Will the recent summit with U.S. President Donald Trump help?

North Korea Hopes Summit Will Be Good for Its Tourism Ambitions

Tourism

Investors Eye the Potential of North Korean Hotels and Airlines

It's generally sound investment advice to "buy low and sell high." But foreign investors looking at North Korea may be underestimating how disastrous the economy is behind its veil of propaganda.

Investors Eye the Potential of North Korean Hotels and Airlines

Tourism

North Korea Hopes Ski Training Event Will Spur Tourism

Kim Jong Un may miss the cash flow from tours into North Korea, but Olympic buzz won't eclipse the fact that tourists are advised to draft a will and say their goodbyes.

North Korea Hopes Ski Training Event Will Spur Tourism

Tourism

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

The story is still developing, but this is the set of rules promised in 90 days almost nine months ago. If you’re trying to tell the world that the U.S. is open for business, this is not the way to do it.

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

Airlines

Airlines Could Reveal Strategies to Impede Spirit and Frontier — Travel This Week

It will be interesting to see whether American and United can continue discounting to the degree they've been doing now that Hurricane Harvey has added vigor to already-rising fuel prices. With the likes of little Norwegian Air bringing its low fares across the Atlantic, this promises to likewise raise blood pressure levels in legacy airline boardrooms.

Airlines Could Reveal Strategies to Impede Spirit and Frontier — Travel This Week

Tourism

Guam Tourism Going Strong Despite Being in North Korea Crosshairs

Despite the rhetoric from North Korea and the United States, the situation on the ground, including tourism to Guam, remains basically unchanged.

Guam Tourism Going Strong Despite Being in North Korea Crosshairs