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WHY JAPAN?

Next time you are planning a special event or meeting, come to Japan, where world-class hospitality awaits. Here are some additional reasons to consider Japan:

Unique Meeting and Event Venues – Small events or large gatherings, Japan has a proven track record of successfully handling the most ambitious meetings and events. In 2012, one of the world’s largest meetings, the Annual Meeting of the IMF and World Bank Group, came to Tokyo with more than 10,000 delegates. Kintetsu’s network of contacts at local convention bureaus, professional congress organizers and DMCs bring an unsurpassed level of professionalism to all events hosted here.

Global Center For Education and Academics and Research – There’s no place better to learn or to do research than in Japan. Japan’s education system played a central part in Japan’s recovery and rapid economic growth in the decades following the end of World War II. The country has long been a powerhouse for development in many industries, from engineering and pharmaceuticals to robotics. 22 Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, physics and medicine hold testament to Japan’s spirit for research and quest for advancement in the 21st Century.

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Easy International Access/Easy To Get Around
Japan has the most modern, highly developed transportation system in the world. There are 176 airports, with major international airlines serving the areas of Tokyo. Osaka and Nagoya. Once in Japan, dozens of railway companies and “bullet trains” are available for quick trips to all points in the country.

Where Tradition and Innovation Unite – Japan gets its modern day “cool” vibe from the country’s sophisticated and ancient culture, rich in craftsmanship and strong aesthetics. Many famous architects, fashion designers, artists and creative people love calling Japan their home.

Lowest Crime Rate In the Modern World
When planning an ambitious meeting or event, guests like to know that they’re congregating in a safe and welcoming environment. Japan has the lowest crime rate of any industrialized nation.


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Award-Winning Food and Drink
After an ambitious calendar of meetings and breakout sessions, nothing makes an event more memorable than superior food and drink. The Michelin Restaurant Guide has awarded restaurants in Japan with more Michelin Stars than the rest of the world combined.

A Continent of Activity on a Small Island
Love to see the city lights after dark? Like to go sightseeing? Japan is unrivaled with so much to sample, so close. From visiting ancient castles, temples and shrines, to the more contemporary manga (comics) and anime (Japanese animation) entertainment, robots and gadgets, to origami and high tech, Japan has it. Geographically, Japan stretches from north to south, all the way from a frigid zone in the north of Hokkaido to a subtropical zone in southern Okinawa. With this huge geographic diversity comes an abundance of destinations and activities available to visitors, including meeting and incentive participants. Japan’s various cities and regions offer everything from snowy mountainside ski resorts, coral reef-ringed islands, large metropolitan areas and charming rural villages. Throughout the country, there are official “International Convention Cities”, all of which have meeting facilities, hotels research centers and universities to be utilized by international guests. Only in Japan.

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For the past forty years Kintetsu has guided thousands of travelers on their visits to Japan, building our unique travel business one satisfied customer at a time. For your business meeting, academic trip or special event, nobody knows Japan better.
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