Japan Incentive Travel Seminar in Kuala Lumpur

Press Room > 2017

The one day event was hosted by the Japan National Tourism Organization with the aim, to introduce from Japan, local governments, hotels, resorts, destination management companies and associations to Malaysian partners and clients in the travel and MICE industry.

In the morning, convention bureaus from Sapporo, Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kobe and Aichi-Nagoya MICE promotion council held a presentation to promote their cities as MICE destination. The spotlight was on Tottori Prefecture famous for its sand dunes, the largest found in Japan covering some 30 square kilometers. Other attractions highlighted are the Kannonin Buddhist Temple and ruins of former feudal castle. While Okinawa featured meetings and conventions facilities available on the island.

Later buyers from Malaysia met sellers for two hours of table top meetings without appointments to find out new travel and MICE products and services from Japan.

Facilitating the seminar was Susan Maria Ong the MICE director Asia Pacific of JNTO based in Singapore. JNTO plans to conduct more of such seminars and workshops to market Japan to industry partners in the Asia-Pacific region.