VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2012
Business meeting for inbound tourism

Period: Nov. 20 (Tue) - 21 (Wed), 2012
Place: Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall B

Actual number of overseas buyers who participated
No Country and area Number of participants
1 Korea 23
2 Taiwan 12
3 China 35
4 Hong Kong 12
5 Thailand 24
6 Singapore 18
7 Malaysia 19
8 United States 15
9 Canada 18
10 France 5
11 United Kingdom 10
12 German 5
13 Australia 15
14 India 12
15 Indonesia 18
16 Viet Nam 18
17 Russia 3
18 Online 5

Total 267companies(17countries/regions)

Actual number of overseas media who participated
No Country and area Number of participants
1 Taiwan 1
2 Singapore 1
3 Malaysia 1
4 United States 2
5 Canada 3
6 France 1
7 United Kingdom 1
8 Australia 1
9 Indonesia 2
10 Russia 1

Total 14companies(10countries/regions)

Actual number of domestic sellers who participated
No Prefecture and area name Number of participants
1 MICE 4
2 Sports 2
3 Theme park 8
4 Transportation/Transit 19
5 Unique Venue 7
6 Travel company 29
7 Hotel Chain 65
8 Medical 4
9 Hokkaido 29
10 Aomori 1
11 Iwate 2
12 Miyagi 5
13 Ibaraki 3
14 Tochigi 6
15 Gunma 4
16 Saitama 3
17 Chiba 14
18 Tokyo 6
19 Kanagawa 14
20 Niigata 7
21 Toyama 1
22 Ishikawa 1
23 Yamanashi 3
24 Nagano 8
25 Gifu 5
26 Aichi 5
27 Mie 5
28 Shiga 4
29 Kyoto 12
30 Osaka 8
31 Hyogo 1
32 Nara 1
33 Wakayama 2
34 Shimane 1
35 Okayama 1
36 Hiroshima 7
37 Yamaguchi 1
38 Tokushima 3
39 Fukuoka 1
40 Oita 3
41 Kagoshima 2
42 Okinawa 5

Total 312companies(338 corners)

Actual number of PR Participants and Sponsors who participated
No Business category Number of participants
1 Local government 1
2 Tourism association 2
3 Lodging facilities 8
4 Transportation/Transit 1
5 Travel company 2
6 Land operator 1
7 Other 2

Total 17companies

Fam-trips

Tour period: Nov. 16 (Fri) - 19 (Mon), 2012
* Implemented to cover overseas buyers and overseas media who participated in the business meeting for inbound tourism.

Courses and numbers of participants
No Courses Number of participants
1 Hokkaido Course [4days, 3nights] 28persons
2 Yamanashi, Shinshu, Hokuriku Course [4days, 3nights] 32persons
3 Shimanami Kaido Course [4days, 3nights] 23persons
4 Tohoku Course [3days, 2nights] 15persons
5 Okinawa Taketomi Island Course [4days, 3nights] 10persons
6 Kyushu Course [4days, 3nights] 26persons
7 North Kanto Course [2days, 1night] 6persons
8 Osaka Course [2days, 1night] 9persons
9 Tokyo Inspection Tour Course [Day Trip] 8persons
10 Tokyo Disney Land, Maihama Inspection Tour Course [Day Trip] 3persons
11 Nagatoro Boating and Kawagoe Koedo Tour Course [Day Trip] 6persons

Total 166 persons (Overseas buyers 157 persons, Overseas media 9 persons)