TOKYO, Japan (August 25, 2008) – JATA World Tourism Congress & World Travel Fair(JATA-WTF), one of the largest international travel fairs in Asia, will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from September 18 to 21.
JATA WTF held annually since 2003, is comprised of two complementary events – a travel congress and an exhibition. The World Tourism Congress is a marketing conference structured around a key theme in travel and tourism.
JATA World Travel Fair is both a trade show for travel industry professionals to exchange information and build relationships and a consumer travel fair where exhibitors can showcase travel products and appeal directly to potential Japanese travelers. This fair will serve to stimulate Japanese travel demand and launch new travel trends.
JATA World Tourism Congress 2008 will be held as an international congress for people involved in the travel industry from all over the world. The theme for this year, the 18th year of the event, is Discovering New Strategies from Asia’s Travel Boom. The congress will feature lively discussions on the direction of the Asian and Japanese markets in the near future, taking into account the global market environment. www.jata-wtf.com
The event is positioned as a must-attend international tourism congress for individuals involved in the travel industry, with particular interest in the Asian and Japanese travel markets and will be a beneficial opportunity for exchanging views with participants from around the world and gathering information during this era of major change.