Only Half Of All Tickets Sold to PyeongChang Olympics
Call it lack of tourism attraction or fear of political tensions, but no matter the cause, poor ticket sales to the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have been a concern for months. Already, the Korean Federation of Banks have purchased tickets to subsidize slow sales... Read more
2018 Winter Olympics Tickets Sales Could Set Historic Low
At a little less than 100 days out, slow-selling seats at the largely televised Winter Olympics are not unusual. Next year’s Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics in particular, though, are on track to set a possible historic low in ticket sales and attendance. On October 28, USA Today reported that... Read more
South Korean Banks Bail Out Olympics for Poor Ticket Sales
Ticket sales for next year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have been notably slow, hitting less than 7% of their target for local sales earlier this month, presumably due to tensions with their neighboring country to the North. Last week, France was the first participating nation to threaten... Read more