No One’s Buying Tickets to the Winter Olympics


Olympic tickets usually sell pretty quickly, but when the country on your northern border makes regular threats about launching nuclear weapons, that can have a chilling effect on sales.

South Korea’s learning that lesson, as domestic ticket sales for the PyeongChang games, which start in roughly five months, have been incredibly slow. Of the 750,000 seats organizers hope to sell to South Koreans, just 52,000have been sold so far.

International sales have been a bit better, with half of the 320,000 allocated tickets sold.

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