2018 Winter Paralympics Breaks Ticket Sales Record
The 12th Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, which runs through March 18 in South Korea, has officially set the event record for ticket sales, reaching 320,351 tickets sold. An outstanding achievement for the event, made all the more ironic by the woes the main event faced in its ticketing operation.... Read more
Seoul Officials to Distribute 42,000 Olympic Tickets to Low-Income Families
Officials from the Seoul Metropolitan Government have announced that they will hand out 42,000 tickets to low-income households and multiracial families, the latest effort to ensure there will be fans in the stands when the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics kick off next month. Sales have been poor as the... Read more
Just Over 60 Percent of Tickets Sold for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Another ticket sales update has been provided by Olympics organizers for the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, revealing that just over 60 percent of tickets had been sold with under 50 days to go. As of Thursday, The Korea Herald reports that 655,000 tickets, or 61% of... Read more
South Korea Offers Free Olympics Tickets & Travel for Instagram Posts
Ticket sales to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have been concerningly slow since their onsale, and now with less than two months to go, officials are scrambling to be sure that seats will be filled at the Winter Games. Seoulian, an organization that promotes commerce, investment and... Read more
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