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Activity booking management system ‘JTB BÓKUN’ enables the users to deliver a variety of keys automatically to travelers

Activity booking management system ‘JTB BÓKUN’ enables the users to deliver a variety of keys automatically to travelers

JTB has completed a system linkage between ‘JTB BÓKUN,’ a BtoB activity booking management system, and ‘KEY STATION,’ a remote key delivery system.
JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to develop a nighttime rickshaw tour in Asakusa for inbound travelers

JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to develop a nighttime rickshaw tour in Asakusa for inbound travelers

JTB, Asahi Breweries and Jidaiya, a rickshaw operator, worked together for a inbound travel program to tour cherry blossom spots in Asakusa by rickshaw. The program is to boost nighttime economy by inbound travelers.
Japanese outbound travelers are expected to recover to 90% of the pre-pandemic level during this year’s Golden Week period

Japanese outbound travelers are expected to recover to 90% of the pre-pandemic level during this year’s Golden Week period

JTB has estimated that the total number of Japanese travelers during this year’s Golden Week period (April 25 to May 5) will be up 1.8% to 23.3 million, including 520,000 outbound travelers, 67.7% more than a year ago.
Activity booking system ‘JTB BÓKUN’ completes API integration with a food experience booking platform for inbound travelers to Japan

Activity booking system ‘JTB BÓKUN’ completes API integration with a food experience booking platform for inbound travelers to Japan

‘JTB BÓKUN,’ an activity booking management system,’ has completed API integration with ‘byFood.com' for inbound travelers to Japan, enabling food tour providers on byFood.com to make their operations more effective.
JTB develops new tour routes in Hokkaido and Tohoku for inbound travelers, incorporating adventure travel contents

JTB develops new tour routes in Hokkaido and Tohoku for inbound travelers, incorporating adventure travel contents

JTB Global Marketing & Travel has deveped two new tour routes of ‘Hokkaido AdveNature Route’ and ‘Northern Japan Discovery Route’ in Tohoku in SUNRISE TOURS for inbound travelers.
JTB releases hospitality packages of Major League Baseball opening games in Seoul at lowest 498,000 JPY for one game

JTB releases hospitality packages of Major League Baseball opening games in Seoul at lowest 498,000 JPY for one game

JTB will start receiving applications for hospitality packages of Major League Baseball (MLB) opening games of Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres in Seoul. A 4 days and 3 nights package for two games is offered at 728,000 JPY a person.
JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to create ‘night-time economy’ contents for inbound travelers to Japan

JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to create ‘night-time economy’ contents for inbound travelers to Japan

JTB and Asahi Breweries, a Japanese leading brewery company, have started a collaboration project to create high-quality entertainments and tourism services in the nighttime for inbound travelers.
JTB CEO talks about business focuses in 2024, from a product strategy to new tour routes for inbound travelers

JTB CEO talks about business focuses in 2024, from a product strategy to new tour routes for inbound travelers

JTB CEO Eijiro Yamakita talked about the JTB’ s business focuses in 2024 and business environment surrounding the tourism industry, pointing out three challenges for the tourism industry: worsening labor shortages, technology support, and sustainability initiatives.
JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB has forecasted that the number of Japanese travelers in 2024 are expected to reach 287.5 million, and the number of inbound travelers will reach the most-ever 33.1 million, 31.3% more than a year ago or 3.8% more than 2019.
JTB forecasts total number of Japanese travelers during this coming New Year holidays will almost recover with record-high average domestic travel expenses

JTB forecasts total number of Japanese travelers during this coming New Year holidays will almost recover with record-high average domestic travel expenses

JTB forecasted the total number of Japanese travelers would be up 5% year on year or down 5% over 2019 to 28.6 million during this coming New Year holiday period. Domestic travelers are estimated at 28 million, and Japanese outbound travelers at 580,000.
JTB posted the first half-year operating income in the past four years, increasing all travel business segments

JTB posted the first half-year operating income in the past four years, increasing all travel business segments

JTB achieved the first half-year operating income in the past four years for the first half of FY2023 due to recovery of all travel business, posting 8.7 billion JPY, improving from operating loss of 4.7 billion JPY a year ago because of well-recovery of the travel business.
JTB signs an agreement with a major Japanese cruise operator to charter a new ship for 91-days world cruise for South America in 2025

JTB signs an agreement with a major Japanese cruise operator to charter a new ship for 91-days world cruise for South America in 2025

JTB and MOL Cruises signed a partnership agreement for JTB to charter a new MOL small luxury cruise ship ‘MITSUI OCEAN FUJI’ for 91-days world cruise. The world cruise will depart from Yokohama to stop by 19 cities in 14 countries.
JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023 says that the Japan’s outbound travel market in 2022 was affected by weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations

JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023 says that the Japan’s outbound travel market in 2022 was affected by weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations

JTB published ‘JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023,' saying the outbound travel market of Japan was far from full-scale recovery because of weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations.
JTB sells a New Year cruise tour for Guam and Saipan on a TV shopping program in ties-up with QVC Japan

JTB sells a New Year cruise tour for Guam and Saipan on a TV shopping program in ties-up with QVC Japan

JTB has began selling a 9-days New Year cruise tour for Guam and Saipan with MSC Bellissima on the Shopping Channel QVC, a TV shopping program.
JTB launches a new joint venture with trip.com for the inbound travel business to Japan

JTB launches a new joint venture with trip.com for the inbound travel business to Japan

JTB and trip.com have agreed to lunch a new joint venture to solve challenges of hospitality operators and local governments in the inbound travel market from Asia to Japan.
JTB luxury travel retailer ties up with Rikkyo University to create new wellness travel products

JTB luxury travel retailer ties up with Rikkyo University to create new wellness travel products

Royal Road Ginza, a JTB luxury travel retailer, ties up with Rikkyo University Wellness Research Institute to work together for creation of new wellness travel products. The first product focuses on ‘well-sleep’ and ‘onsen’ in Kamakura and Tsukiji.
Japanese outbound travelers are expected to double to 1.2 million in this summer holiday season compared to a year ago, reported by JTB

Japanese outbound travelers are expected to double to 1.2 million in this summer holiday season compared to a year ago, reported by JTB

JTB has forecasted that a total of Japanese travelers in this summer holiday season (July 15 to August 31 2023) is expected to increase by 17.8% year on year to 73.7 million. Japanese outbound travelers is expected to increase by 114.3% year on year to 1.2 million.
JTB successfully made a profit for FY2022 for the first time in the past three years, mostly driven by domestic travel

JTB successfully made a profit for FY2022 for the first time in the past three years, mostly driven by domestic travel

JTB succeeded in making a profit for FY2022 ended March 31 2023 for the first time in the past three years, posting operating income of 33.6 billion JPY. For FY2023, JTB has forecasted sales will further increase by 12.8% year on year to 1,103 billion JPY.
Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

The latest JTB Tourism Research & Consulting’s survey finds that only 14.1% of all 20 years old or older respondents have plans to travel overseas for fun within the next year.
Only 20% of DMOs in Japan implement tourism-oriented CRM as a digital transformation effort

Only 20% of DMOs in Japan implement tourism-oriented 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.