The KIYCTC is the A-class international travel company in the DPRK.
It was organized as the Korea Youth and Children’s Tourist Company on March 14, 1985, and renamed as the Korea Youth and Children’s Camping and Tourist Company in 1995 and then as the present KIYCTC in 2000.
The company’s important mission is to organize tourism to the DPRK in close contact with travel companies of other countries. It also organizes exchange and camping of the youth and children of foreign countries as the Korea International Youth and Children’s Exchange Company(KIYCEC).
The company has experienced officials, guides and interpreters who have received professional education and carried on the tourism work for a long time. Each of them takes charge of a region and a country to invite tourists and provides service to them.
The company’s able drivers transport the tourists.
The Ryugyong Chongchun Restaurant run by the company has ace cookers and waiters and waitresses. They serve the visitors with Korean dishes and other traditional dishes of foreign countries, giving a deep impression to the visitors.
At present the KIYCTC has contacts with travel companies in such countries as China, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Germany, Austria, Hungary and the United Kingdom.