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 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 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 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 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.
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
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 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.
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.
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%)’
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.
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.