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SYDNEY July 28, 2015 – This July, ten travel agents from Australia were invited to experience Japan’s Golden Route, the most popular route for first-time travellers to Japan on an 8-day fully-hosted familiarisation trip to Japan hosted by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney Office. The trip started in the Hakone region, famous as a …

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney Office is seeking companies to submit proposals to design and implement a new website and social media campaigns. For details, please see the PDF file from the link below. Notice of Proposal Competition – Development of New Website and Social Media 2015

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney Office is announcing the tender for JNTO Familiarisation Trip for Professional Congress Organisers (PCOs). For details, please see the PDF file from the link below. Please note that we are looking for a DMC or an agent to organise this famil and that it is not for applying to join …

SYDNEY June 24, 2015 – Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney Office has welcomed a new Executive Director to its team, with Ms Mariko Tatsumi taking over from former Executive Director Mr Hiroshi Kuwamoto. Ms Tatsumi, who hails from JNTO’s head office in Japan, has moved from Tokyo to Australia to take up what is …

SYDNEY May 13, 2015 – Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will host its annual Japan Snow & Adventure Seminar in Sydney (18th May) and Melbourne (25th May) for outbound travel agents, media and airline partners. The aim is to promote Japan as a ski holiday destination and provide participants with the latest information and offerings …

SYDNEY February 4, 2015 –The Japanese meetings industry continues to demonstrate its unlimited potential in the wake of securing one of the world’s biggest international events—the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The entire country is actively developing new infrastructure and innovative programmes to further advance Japan’s meetings prowess. Japan is Closer than Ever …

SYDNEY January 20, 2015 – A special ceremony was held at Narita Airport on 22 December 2014 to commemorate Japan welcoming its 13 millionth visitor. Preliminary inbound visitor numbers indicate that by the end of December 2014 this number reached 13,414,000. According to statistics released by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) this is a 29.4% …

SYDNEY December 11, 2014 – The ever-popular Matsuri in Sydney is back again this year at Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour on Saturday 13th December 2014, 11am-7pm. Matsuri in Sydney is Sydney’s biggest Japanese event, held annually and featuring the very best music, dance and food from Japan. In 2013 the event attracted 20,000 visitors, making …

SYDNEY November 28, 2014 – The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney office is pleased to announce Universal Studios Japan’s latest attractions for Christmas 2014 and winter in Japan, including Universal Wonder Christmas, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and UNIVERSAL COOL JAPAN. Ranked number one in Japan as the perfect Christmas to spend with …

SYDNEY September 1, 2014 – The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney office is pleased to announce the launch of our annual E-Learning Workshop ‘Extraordinary Japan’ for travel agents. The online training program is available now via www.yourworkshops.com.au and selected agencies’ intranet training platforms. The online training program will be available for a year either …

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