Sun, 9 October 2016

HD Videos from JATA Tourism Expo 2016

[HD videos below] The JATA Tourism Expo 2016 took place at Big Sight Convention Centre in Ariake, Tokyo between 22 and 25 September 2016.

The event attracted 185,800 attendees over the four days, an all-time high.

JATA Tourism Expo 2016 had five main components: the Exhibition, with displays from 140 countries and regions around the world, as well as the 47 administrative divisions of Japan and 1,181 companies and organizations; the JATA Tourism Expo Japan Forum, in which experts discussed the latest trends in tourism; the Business Meeting, a meeting of suppliers and travel agencies from Japan and abroad; Japan Night, which brought together general consumers and domestic and foreign tourism industry leaders; and the Japan Tourism Awards, recognizing the contributions of companies, organizations, and individuals who have worked to boost demand, as well as outstanding travel products.

 Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia was at JATA Tourism Expo and had the opportunity to interview the following five VIPs.

The videos include a Japan Tourism Update, Cambodia Tourism Update, Myanmar Tourism Update and a Kazakhstan Tourism Update. Steven also talks to Suwada Blacksmith Works of Niigata, Japan to learn why some of their nail clippers cost almost US$ 600 and what they have to do with Samurai warriors!

The JATA Tourism Expo 2017 will take place 21-24 September 2017 with 21 and 22 September being open to travel trade and press only.

HD Videos from JATA Tourism Expo 2016

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 TravelNewsAsia about the status of tourism within the country.

Myanmar's Minister of Tourism and Hotels, H.E. U Ohn Maung gives Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia an update on the status of tourism in Myanmar. The interview / press conference was filmed on 24 September 2016 at JATA Tourism Expo 2016 which was held at Tokyo Big Sight Convention Centre.

Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Vannak Ly, Deputy Director of Marketing & Promotion Department, Ministry of Tourism of The Kingdom of Cambodia. The interview was filmed at the JATA Tourism Expo 2016 in Tokyo, Japan on 23 September 2016.

Kazakhstan tourism update. Exclusive HD video interview with Zhanat Kazkenova, Head of Division, Tourism Industry Department, Ministry of Investment and Development, Republic of Kazakhstan. In this video, filmed at the JATA Travel Expo in Tokyo, Japan, Zhanat tells us how important Japanese travellers are to Kazakhstan and how many visited the country in 2015 and what the targets are for this year and next.

Sharpest nail clippers in the world? Exclusive HD video interview with Tatsuki Mizunuma of Suwada Blacksmith Works. Based in Niigata, Japan we talk to Tatsuki-san about what makes Suwada nail clippers so special and why the company is exhibiting at the JATA Tourism Expo in Tokyo.

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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