October 04, 2023

An inside look at North Korea’s luxury hotel industry

Despite a poorly performing economy, several luxury class hotels exist in North Korea

Despite being well known for food shortages, poverty and isolation, there are a growing number of luxury class hotels in North Korea - and not only in 'affluent' Pyongyang.

Built with facilities that even the most discerning of travelers would find appealing, these luxury hotels stand in sharp contrast to the grey and dilapidated buildings that most North Koreans call home.