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Meet with the JNTO and Japanese suppliers at EIBTM 2011

November 02, 2011

The Japan National Tourism (JNTO) will, along with a selection of Japanese meetings and events industry suppliers, be exhibiting at EIBTM in Barcelona from November 29 - December 1, 2011.  If you're planning on attending the show, we invite you to come along and find out what's new in Japan and how the MICE industry is very much back on its feet following the earthquake and tsunami of March 11th.  

Exhibiting on the Japan stand this year are (click on any company name to go to their exhibitor page and book an appointment): 

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) 
The Japan National Tourism Organization / Japan Convention Bureau is a government organization that offers free advice and assistance to help MICE planners discover the best in Japan.  Book an appointment with our Japan specialists to find out how Japan could suit your meeting or event, find out about potential partners and suppliers and ask any questions you might have about the destination.  

DMC JAPAN Network is a group of DMCs serving the Okinawa and Nagoya areas of Japan.   Each city is famous for its uniqueness - Okinawa as a tropical resort island and Nagoya as a home to the auto industry driven by Toyota Motors.  We are truly a one-stop shop for everything that the travel agents and hotels cannot provide. Because we know what's new, what works and how to make your event the most successful and memorable meeting ever.  We use our contacts and knowledge of local resources to deliver something that is unique and distinctive.  We listen to your ideas and concepts and assist you in shaping the vision for your event.

Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa & Shinagawa Prince Hotel
A new urban business and entertainment center in the Takanawa and Shinagawa Area, Prince Tokyo MICE City shows the way forward.  The Takanawa and Shinagawa Area is already a bustling area and a transport network center where everything comes together, from business to resorts located in the city. What the area needs is a new urban attraction center. Therefore, we are proposing a new and dynamic urban zone.  Prince Tokyo MICE City offers an area with a diverse range of attractions for all visitors, pulling together everything needed for business, meetings, entertainment and relaxation into a single place.

Hankyu Travel International
We are a DMC specialist for incentive, regular tourist, and meeting & business trips. We offer total coordination for your stay in Japan from arrival to departure. In addition, efficient & reassuring services, we can contribute to preserve your bottom line, control all of your experiences in Japan from designing stage, manage everything during your stay, and follow-up after your return. Our priority is your satisfaction!

Hilton Worldwide - Japan
Hilton Worldwide has a vast network of 9 hotels in Japan, which is represented by both the Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Hotels & Resorts brands. Its lineup includes year-round mountain resort Hilton Niseko Village, Hilton Tokyo Bay which is the official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort®, luxurious Conrad Tokyo with its two Michelin starred restaurants, Hilton Tokyo in the heart of the city, Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa, a great getaway only an hour away from Tokyo, Hilton Nagoya and Hilton Osaka, both with excellent location close to the city center for convenient business travel, Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk with its massive banquet facilities, and Hilton Narita with its great access to the air gateway of Japan. With presence in Japan for almost 50 years, Hilton Worldwide can provide the expertise to support and make the best of your travels to Japan.

JTB Global Marketing & Travel
Established in 1912 and being the oldest inbound DMC in Japan, JTB has most the experience and is willing to be as flexible as possible. JTB GMT offers high value travel packages for in all fields. 

knt! Kintetsu International
With over 55 years of experience and expertise, KNT is uniquely qualified to be your business partner of choice in MICE business.  As a leading DMC in JAPAN, KNT provides a wide range of capabilities in destination services, meeting & conference services and transportation management of special events and group travel.  KNT takes care of your specific program with excellent project management skills and utilizes its resources to unite corporate values with service. Our experienced and talented staff will treat you and your guests to true Japanese hospitality-from the moment you arrive until the time you fly home.

Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau
Japan's most celebrated resort destination, Okinawa, has long been an ocean crossroads for many different cultures, and was known as the Ryukyu Kingdom until the 1870s.  Its tremendously beautiful ocean, blue sky and colorful culture bring a relaxed atmosphere to any event.  We at the Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau proudly promote Okinawa as a destination for meetings, incentives and conferences, and would welcome to opportunity to share our beautiful home with you. 

Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau
Osaka is uniquely positioned within Japan because of its rich history as an economic and cultural center of the nation, and these rich historical and cultural assets mean that today Osaka offers everything needed to play, eat, shop and meet.  Osaka is easily reached from all over the world thanks to Kansai International Airport (KIX), and is home to many first-class meeting and event facilities, including the Osaka International Convention Center (OICC).  With about 40,000 hotel rooms throughout the city, Osaka is home to both the world's foremost hotel chains as well as many reasonably priced accommodation options.  Yet another advantage to meeting in Osaka is the city's proximity to several World Heritage sites in Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima and more.  Above all, Osaka is home to a people famous for their friendliness and big hearts - the city recently ranked as the 12th most livable city in the world, and the number 1 in Asia! 

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tokyo is a metropolis like no other.  Within the long history of Japan, Tokyo has been a cultural center since the Edo period and is a crossroads where over 400 years of history and tradition meet innovation. The city offers a uniquely eclectic mix of traditional and modern attractions which everybody can enjoy. For all MICE planners and organizers, Tokyo is the right place to hold your events with over 330 venues for any occasion. Whether you’re seeking a facility to hold a corporate event, convention, an impressive ceremony or stylish reception, you will find an immense choice in Tokyo. Options that guests can find nowhere else include functions held in the lush greenery of traditional Japanese gardens and temples, or parties held on old Edo-style pleasure boats. The choices are endless.  We at TCVB are a team of dedicated professionals who strive to ensure the success of events held in Tokyo. Leave your plans with us and we will liaise closely with our industry partners to make sure you are provided with outstanding services.

TOPTOUR Corporation

We are a DMC known internationally for our expertise in organizing incentives and meetings in Japan.  With us, visitors to Japan are ensured comfortable, unforgettable stays in Japan, from the moment of arrival at the airport until departure. Whether visiting Japan for vacation, by business, or to attend a meeting or an event, we offer the best fit travel itinerary and quality service which go beyond customer’s expectation. We dedicate ourselves professionally to represent Japan - from the traditional & the authentic, to the new & the modern Japan - and ensure that you have a truly memorable experience. 

The Japan pavilion at EIBTM 2011 can be found at stand E750 - even if you don't have a pre-scheduled appointment, feel free to stop by and say hello!  

JNTO Partners