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International Mystery Shoppers to Inspect Restaurants Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

International Mystery Shoppers to Inspect Restaurants Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tourism authorities have launched a special team of mystery shoppers consisting of both South Koreans and foreign nationals in a bid to improve food and service quality ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The Korea Tourism Organization announced its decision to deploy mystery shoppers to [...]

New Highways, Railroads Offer Better Access to PyeongChang Olympic Venues

New Highways, Railroads Offer Better Access to PyeongChang Olympic Venues

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The final stage of work to open new highways and railroads linking the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic venues and major cities of South Korea is in full swing in order to provide the best and easiest way to get to and from the venues. Transportation is one of the key elements of preparations for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in the nation’s east coast resort town of PyeongChang in Gangwon Province, which [...]

PyeongChang 2018 Selects KEB Hana Bank As Main Banking Partner

PyeongChang 2018 Selects KEB Hana Bank As Main Banking Partner

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games have selected KEB Hana Bank as their main banking partner, a senior Olympic official said Tuesday. The official said the two sides have wrapped up their negotiations that began in February, and will announce their deal in a ceremony at KEB Hana [...]

Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin Named Ambassador for 2018 Winter Games

Pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin Named Ambassador for 2018 Winter Games

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has been named the honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, organizers said Thursday. The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher will take part in various activities promoting South Korea’s first Winter Games in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul in Gangwon Province, the [...]