Rare opportunity to play golf in Pyongyang!

Uri Tours Inc. is a U.S. based travel agency specializing in tours to North Korea. We have been offering tours to North Korea for the past 6 years, also organizing custom tours for North Americans, students, professors, professionals and experts in various sectors to encourage exchange and dialogue with peers in North Korea. Our former projects have included designing custom itineraries for Harvard Business students, non-profits such as Global Exchange Reality Tours, business persons to assess possible investment opportunities in North Korea and groups of specialists such as tourism experts from Italy.

Pyongyang Golf Course

In October 2011, we are offering our first-ever golf tour in Pyongyang. This will be a 7 nights/8 days tour from October 1st through October 8th. This is your chance to play on one of the most exclusive courses in the world! Players of all levels are welcome. You may bring your own clubs, but the course also offers rentals. The price of $2,500 includes round-trip airfare to Pyongyang from Beijing, hotels, most meals and more importantly, 2 days of golf on the Pyongyang National Golf Course and 1 day of practice on a mini-course. The itinerary also includes 1-2 days of touring Pyongyang, a trip to the DMZ (the de-militarized zone between South and North Korea), hiking at a nearby mountain, visits to eateries such as Pyongyang’s first fast food joint and pizza place, and more. We are very excited about this trip and we hope you will join us. Inquire at andrea.lee@uritours.com for more information or fill out a visa application at www.uritours.com.

DPRK Business Monthly Volume II, No. 4

The May 2011 edition of this monthly international business report, edited in Beijing, has been made available to CanKor by its editor, Paul White. Please check it out here.

Titles of articles found in this issue include:

    • Evangelist Franklin Graham visits DPRK
    • Golfers invited back to Pyongyang
    • Delegation from China’s Exim Bank tours NK
    • ROK Buddhist delegation visits NK
    • Penguin character joint NK-ROK production
    • DPRK, ROK invited to field joint table tennis team
    • NK mineral exports surging
    • Dot KP domain assigned to Star
    • 3G subscribers in NK pass half-million
    • Start due on DPRK-China Yalu River Free Trade Zone
    • Rason Zone copies China opening blueprint
    • Kaesong workforce up 11%

… and a number of other items. There is also a commentary on DPRK leader Kim Jong Il’s recent trip to China, plus a selection of tours to the DPRK that are open to the public.

The editor sends a correction to the information contained in an announcement of a seminar that will be held in Beijing on 26 July 2011, entitled “Linking the economic power of China, Mongolia, North and South Korea, and Russia”. Only after the newsletter was sent out, organizers indicated that the Russians will not be attending, and the media will not be invited.

Please feel free to consult the full issue by clicking on this link: DPRK Business Monthly Volume II, No. 4.

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