TOURISM Expo Japan (TEJ) has grown through the years to become the world’s leading trade event as the focus on tourism and travel has brought to light the effects which tourism growth can have on regional economies, job creation, environment and social wellbeing.

So, this year’s TEJ will take place from October 24-27 for the first time in Osaka. Government agencies and the private sector are working together to further the leading role of Japan in global tourism by implementing strategies and measure that stimulate demand for overseas, domestic and inbound travel.

A comprehensive travel trade event, Tourism EXPO Japan gathers key players from both the travel and tourism industry and travel-related business fields. Tourism EXPO Japan offers a fusion of opportunities, ranging from business meetings, insight sharing, discussions, media coverage and direct business-to-business and business-to-customer promotion of overseas, domestic and inbound tour products, facilities and destinations.

In order to deliver ever better growth opportunities to the exhibitors, our team has worked to expand the number of new buyers, provide more time for business meetings and extend the exhibition period. Over the four days, there will be the B2B business meetings, Networking event, travel showcase and various functions where the world’s travel trade will have chance to meet and seek further business opportunities. Variety of seminars highlighting the practical topics also will be taking place.

On the general public days, experiencing the taste of local food and drinks from Japan and around the world, and traditional performances and unique characters from tourist destinations will be performed. Come to Osaka and get an insight of the latest trends in Asia and the world. []