Only 20% of DMOs or local governments in Japan implement CRM as a digital transformation effort
The latest JTB survey on DX finds that 43% of DMOs or local governments want to use TikTok or GoogleMyBuisness as tools to delivery information.
A Japanese local experience booking platform develops a joint promotion for bus tour ‘Land Cruise’ in Europe
Veltra, a Japanese local experience booking platform, has started a joint promotion for bus tour ‘Land Cruise’ that is operated by Europemundo Vacations, a JTB Group company.
Japan’s leading travel company JTB invests to a restaurant booking platform to promote gastronomy tourism
JTB has decided to invest to Tablecross, an operator of one-stop food platform ‘byFood.com' for international travelers to Japan, in order to promote gastronomy tourism.
Japan Adventure Tourism Organization launches Adventure Tourism Academy with JAL and JTB to develop human resources and promotional activities
Japan Adventure Tourism Organization (JATO) launched Adventure Tourism Academy with JAL and JTB to develop adventure tourism in Japan, working together to develop human resources and promotional activities.
JTB forecasts 24.5 million domestic travelers in Japan and 200,000 outbound travelers from Japan during this year’s Golden Week holidays
JTB has forecasted 24.7 million travelers in total during this year’s Golden Week holiday period from April 25 to May 5, 24.5 million domestic travelers (2% more than 2019) and 200,000 outbound travelers from Japan (78.5% fewer than 2019).
JTB partners a health-tech company to strengthen medical tourism for luxury inbound travelers to Japan
JTB signed a contract with Smart Health Net to develop medical tourism for luxury inbound travelers to provide high-grade comprehensive medical services for inbound travelers.
Japanese leading travel company JTB restarts selling overseas travel tours in earnest, enriching contents including local experiences
JTB, a Japanese leading travel company, has started selling ‘LOOK JTB MySTYLE’ overseas dynamic package tours departing after June 2023, offering not only air ticket + hotel but also a variety of services in a destination.
The Japanese leading travel company forecasts 21 million inbound travelers and 8.4 million outbound travelers in 2023
JTB has forecasted a 8.6% increase in domestic travelers to 266 million, a 189.7% increase in outbound travelers to 8.4 million and a 450.6% increase in inbound travelers to 21 million in 2023.
40% of Japanese domestic travel experiences are aware of 17 SDGs goals, higher than general consumers
JTB Tourism Research & Consulting’s survey on SDGs finds that the awareness rate of 17 SGDs goals among domestic travel experiences in the past three years was 40.8%. The most important action in tourism was ‘preserving sea richness (38.1%)’
The Japan’s leading travel company partners with a professional baseball team for a new ballpark
JTB,has signed a partnership agreement with Fighters Sports & Entertainment for a new ballpark ‘F Village’ that will open on March 30 2023 as a home stadium for Hokkaido Nipponham Fighters to create opportunities to attract tourists based on the new ballpark.
Bullet train Shinkansen can be chartered as an event venue with a variety of surprising options-JTB
JTB, the Japanese leading travel company, has started selling ‘Chartered Shinkansen Package’ for a group, expecting that Shinkansen can be an unique venue for an original event.
Japanese travelers are estimated at 21 million domestically and 150,000 internationally during this coming New Year holidays - JTB
JTB has forecasted that domestic travelers will increase by 16.7% year on year to 21 million during this coming New Year holidays, which will be 28.2% fewer travelers than 2019, and the average travel expenses will be up 12.1% to 37,000 JPY, which will be 15.6% more than even 2019.
JTB develops a data hub connecting PMS for accommodations with business support solutions
JTB has developed ‘JTB Data Connect HUB’ connecting property management system (PMS) for accommodation with a variety of business support solutions.
JTB doubled half-year sales with better results in domestic travel, BPO and MICE, expecting full-year profit
JTB increased sales for the first six months of FY2022 (April to September 2022) by 115% year on year to 386.3 billion JPY because of good recovery of domestic travel, BPO (business process outsourcing) and MICE and cost reduction efforts, expecting a final net profit for the full year of FY 2022 ended March 31 2023.
JTB to establish a sustainable EV-charging infrastructure, proposing neighborhood tourism contents during charging
JTB Communication Design and Terra Motors agreed to a business partnership to establish a sustainable EV-charging and tourism infrastructure and a tourism platform to provide tourist information and services in the neighborhood.
Japanese young travelers are still willing to travel on their own judgements even amid the 7th COVID-19 wave
The latest JTB Tourism Research & Consulting survey shows that the ratio of ‘planning to domestic travel within the next year’ was slightly up 1.9 points from the previous survey in March 2022 to 41.1%. Regarding criteria to travel, 33.9% said that they want to travel on their own judgements.
An online travel and experience gift service is launched by the leading travel company of Japan
JTB has launched a social gift service ‘JTB Koto Collection,’ on which a user give travel and local experience plans as gifts on SNS or e-mail.
A bio-jet fuel sightseeing flight tour in Goto Islands, Nagasaki is now on sale
JTB has begun selling a sustainable flight tour to Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture, using Oriental Air Bridge aircraft with the Euglena bio-jet fuel ‘Susteo’ refueled.
Japanese domestic travelers in this summer vacation are expected to be back to a 3% reduction of the 2019 level ― JTB forecasts
JTB has forecasted that the number of Japanese domestic travelers in this summer vacation period (July 15 to August 31 2022) is expected to reach 70 million, 75.9% more travelers than a year ago or just 3.3% fewer travelers to the same period 2019.
JTB aims to achieve practical carbon neutral by FY2050, creating environment-friendly tours
JTB aims at practical carbon neutral by FY2050 after achieving practical zero CO2 emission by itself by FY2030, reducing electric power consumption in the Scope 1 and 2 stages and developing collaboration with business partners in the Scope 3 stage.