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Tourists Not Deterred From Guam By North Korea's Threats

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HAGATNA, Guam - Tourists haven't been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past week.
Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said several customers called with concerns, but they weren't worried enough to pay cancellation fees for their trips.
“It seems North Korea racks up tension once or twice every year, and travelers have become insensitive about it,” Won said. His company has sent about 5,000 travelers to Guam a month this year, mostly...
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North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

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The U.S. territory of Guam has been the subject of angry threats exchanged by North Korea and the United States during the past week, but that's not keeping tourists away...
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North Korean Tensions Are Spurring Doomsday Survival-Goods Sales

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Emergency preparedness and survival products are seeing a rise in sales and interest as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea mount. Though information is still anecdotal, several retailers speaking to the New York Times say they've seen customers stocking up on emergency food supplies and other survival gear. Sales at the Emergency Essentials retail chain in Utah, for instance, were more than double their usual amount in the days after President Trump's "fire and fury" comments last Tuesday.
Google searches for terms including "prepper" and "survivalism" have also risen significantly...
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WATCH: Top South Korean official: U.S. government moved from 'strategic patience' to 'strategic confusion'

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ABC News' Martha Raddatz reports on the North Korean nuclear threat from Seoul, South Korea.
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