Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP
Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP
Mercedes Hutton
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Why North Korea’s Mount Kumgang resort will be ‘envied by the world’

  • North Korean tourist destination Mount Kumgang once symbolised the rapprochement between North and South Korea
  • The country has vowed to transform the resort into ‘a modern and all-inclusive international tourist and cultural area’

Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP
Tourists on a trail at Mount Kumgang, in North Korea. Photo: AP
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she writes about culture, the environment and history for Post Magazine, and covers travel and tourism in Asia in a weekly column, Destinations Known.