International conferences in Japan drastically reduced by 99% to were 29 only in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic
The number of international conferences in Japan through 2021 reduced by 86.9% year on year or 99.2% over 2019 to 29 only, and the number of participants was down 42.6% year on year or 97.2% over 2019.
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.
Tourism EXPO Japan 2022 will be organized with a hybrid format in Tokyo for the first time in the past four years
Hybrid ‘Tourism EXPO Japan 2022’ will be organized in Tokyo Big Sight for four days from September 22 to 25 next year. This will be the first event in Tokyo in the past four years.
Kyoto City supports a MICE organizer by subsidizing the expense of up to 3 million JPY for PCR tests
Kyoto City and Kyoto Convention Bureau launched a support program to subsidize four-fifths of the expense on PCR tests for a MICE organizer.
Hankyu Travel International launched a new business to propose programs to reduce CO2 emission for MICE and group travel to use environment-friendly accommodations and transportations and a carbon-offset scheme.
JTB offers New Normal-based corporate incentive travel, benefiting an individual employee with a travel chance anytime
JTB has launched New Normal-based corporate incentive travel to give a travel product gift to an individual employee, not conventional group travel, amid COVID-19 crisis. An employee can use the travel gift whenever he or she wants to go.