Thematic Symposia

Thematic Symposia

Three types of symposia, focusing on digital marketing, luxury travel market and outbound travel will take place on September 21 at the Tokyo Big Sight, Conference Tower.

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Program

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Japanese only

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English only

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Simultaneous interpreting available

Digital Marketing Symposium

Organized by Japan Travel and Tourism Association

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Theme

Explore Winning ICT Marketing Strategies for Community Development

In the middle of the digital era, it is still hard to say that community tourism organizations have properly sensed the essence of the times and responded efficiently. The forum looks into ways of using ICT from the perspective of marketing, marketing agencies, municipalities and a variety of media for the purpose of tourism promotion and destination appeal.

Date & Time September 21 (Fri.) 10:00―12:00
Venue Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6th floor, Conference Room 605/606
Keynote speech Theme: Future Local Traffic To Destination by Utilizing AI
Mr. Naoki Tani, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, IoT Business Department Corporate Sales and Marketing Division, NTT DOCOMO, Inc.
Moderator Mr. Koji Tsurumoto, President & CEO, Travel Voice Japan Ltd.
Panelists Mr. Kenji Yoshida, Global Strategy Headquarters Director, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
Mr. Noriyasu Taniguchi, Regional Development Chief Officer & Area Manager for Greater Osaka, Expedia Group Lodging Partner Service
Mr. Tomoe Makino, Country Manager, Trip Advisor K.K.
Mr. Yasuhiro Taki President, Gero Spa Tourism Association
Registration Free of charge

Luxury Travel Market Symposium

Organized by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)

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Inbound Promotion for Luxury Travel Market

Date & Time September 21 (Fri.) 13:00―14:30
Venue Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6th floor, Conference Room 605/606
Theme Promotion for Luxury Inbound Travel (Tentative)
Moderator Mr. Takahisa Kashiwagi,
Executive Vice President, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)
Panelists Mr. Masami Kono, Founder & CEO, CRIL Privee & Cie
Mr. Tomohiro Muraki, Marketing Advisor, Setouchi Tourism Authority, President & CEO, Intheory, Inc.
Ms. Aiko Imaizumi, Chief Concierge, Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Vice President, Les Clefs d‘Or Japan
Registration Free of charge

Overseas Travel Symposium

Organized by Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)

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Theme Looking for Inventive Ways to Increase the Number of Outbound Travelers
Date & Time September 21 (Fri.) 15:30―17:00
Keynote Speech Theme: The number Japanese overseas travelers in light of Japan's economic power and growth inhibitors (tentative)
Mr. Kenji Inaoka, Executive Vice President, COO, ANA Stategic Research Institute Co.,Ltd
Venue Tokyo Big Sight Conference Tower 6th floor, Conference Room 605/606
Moderator Mr. Yoshiro Ishihara, Director,Edtior in ,Chief Wing Aviation Press Co.,Ltd .
Panelists Mr. Tetsunori Dambara, Managing Director, Miki Tourist Co.,Ltd.
Mr. Sang Ho Kwon, Managing Director / Japan Global Business Dir., Hanatour Service Inc.
Mr. Kenji lnaoka, ExecutiveVice President&COO, ANA Strategic Research lnstitute CO.,Ltd.
Registration Free of charge
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(Open: Weekdays 9:30-17:30)

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