November 29, 2023

NK Tour Operator Launches Iran Service

Young Pioneer Tours, a British company that has been providing tours to North Korea since 2008, has just announced the launch its Iran service.  Their inaugural Iran tour is set to take place the same week as North Korea's much anticipated Juche 2012 celebrations in April 2012.  But what is there in Iran that would be of interest to North Korea watchers - one of the group's that Young Pioneer Tours is currently targeting with its new Persian itinerary.  Well, beyond suspicions over the two countries' nuclear and missile programs, NK News wanted to find out why Young Pioneer Tours had decided to move into the Iran market.
We spoke to company CEO Gareth Johnson to find out more: