June 06, 2023

How a massive influx of Chinese visitors is changing North Korean tourism

Business is booming, but cultural and logistical issues have meant the new prosperity is a mixed blessing

This is the second in a two part-series on the causes and impact of a recent surge in Chinese tourism to North Korea. Read part one here.

With 2019 having seen what appears to be the highest number of Chinese tourists to visit North Korea ever, NK News on Thursday investigated what is driving the phenomena.