Tour Company Used By Otto Warmbier Will Stop Taking Americans To North Korea

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Young Pioneer Tours, the travel company that took Otto Warmbier on a fateful trip to North Korea, will no longer take U.S. citizens into North Korea. The company says the "tragic outcome" of Warmbier's trip — the American died after being jailed and had been in a coma — prompted the change. Based in China, the touring company promises "adventure holidays"; trips like the one Warmbier took commonly include round-trip travel from Beijing, with several guides for groups of up to 24 tourists. "There had not been any previous detainment in North Korea that has ended with such tragic finality and we have been struggling to process the result," Young Pioneer Tours said in a statement on its website . "Now, the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North...

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