Airbnb connects travelers with PyeongChang 2018
Online Travel Company sign up to promote Winter Games
PyeongChang, November 22 - Airbnb was announced today as an Official Supporter for Online Accommodation Marketing Services for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
The online travel accommodation company will promote Gangwon tourist attractions on their website and mobile app, and also showcase alternative accommodation options in the region for spectators coming to enjoy the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games next February and March.
PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee General Director of Marketing Bureau EOM Changwang said, “We are delighted to welcome Airbnb into our list of Games sponsors. I would like to thank them for helping us show the world the wide selection of accommodation on offer for spectators coming to enjoy the amazing sports action and our hospitality.”
Chris Lehane, Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs, said, “With the eyes of the world focused on PyeongChang, our community is stepping up and providing guests with unique and local travel experiences. We want to work together with more cities to democratise the benefits of big events and extend their benefits to regular people who share their homes to help make ends meet.”
Airbnb was founded in the US in 2008 and now has more than 3,000,000 listings. It has quickly become a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodation around the world.
The Gangwon province has a host of affordable accommodation on offer during Games time ranging from hotels to home stays with travel time from Seoul on the new high-speed rail (KTX) taking only 1 hour 20 minutes. Get your ticket for the Games and plan a great getaway!
POCOG Press Office