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Japan Tourism Update - Exclusive HD Video Interview with Hiroshi Sawabe

[HD video and podcast below] Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Hiroshi Sawabe, Executive Director of the Office of International Tourism, at JATA (Japan Association of Travel Agents).

In this interview filmed on 24 September at the JATA Tourism Expo 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, Mr. Sawabe speaks to Steven Howard of Travel News Asia about the status of tourism within the country.

 We talk about the JATA Tourism Expo, what is different this year, how technology has been used to enhance the buyer and seller experience, which big names the conference attracted to the Expo and more.

We talk about the dates for 2017, whether JATA has any plans to expand the event so that it moves around different areas of the country as well as the buyer/seller numbers and how they differ with 2015.

 We also discuss tourism to the country, what the Japanese government is doing to improve the quality of spoken English within Japan (as a start), how visitor arrivals compared to 2015 and which markets are the strongest performers.

 We also talk about sport tourism and what importance the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have for the country and JATA Tourism Expo as well. All this and much, much more in the video below.

Japan Tourism Update - HD Video Interview

Podcast (audio only)

See also: Pictures from Fukushima, Japan and other HD videos from JATA Tourism Expo 2016: Japan Tourism Update, Cambodia Tourism Update, Myanmar Tourism Update, Samurai Swords and Nail Clippers in Japan and Kazakhstan Tourism Update, as well as other: HD Videos.

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