In this Oct. 26, 2011, photo, the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea. International hotel operator Kempinski AG said on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, that it will manage the pyramid-shaped hotel, which is expected to open next year with shops, offices, ballrooms, restaurants and 150 rooms. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

Photo by: Greg Baker

In this Oct. 26, 2011, photo, the 105-story Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea. International hotel operator Kempinski AG said on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, that it will manage the pyramid-shaped hotel, which is expected to open next year with shops, offices, ballrooms, restaurants and 150 rooms. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)