Affiliated with Japan Tourism Agency of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) was founded in 1964 with the mission of enticing foreign travelers to Japan. Since its founding, JNTO has effectively functioned as the Japanese government's bureau of tourism. With 20 tourism-promotion offices all over the world, JNTO is a group of professionals dedicated to attracting international conferences and incentive tours to Japan.
The Japan National Tourism Organization / Japan Convention Bureau is an impartial, government-sponsored organization which gives free and neutral advice and assistance to meeting and event planners, including (but not limited to):
Introductions to local suppliers
Aiding in communication with local city convention bureaus and association congress host committees
Finding the most appropriate venues for your meetings or events
Developing ideas for social programmes or incentive tour itineraries
Assisting with site inspections
Providing information of local government subsidies for meetings
Providing marketing materials, such as brochures, videos, images or other resources
Please note that the JNTO does not provide meeting/event management services – for project quotations; please visit the link below for supplier contact details.