The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition (hereinafter referred to as the Association) has established a network between tourism-related organizations, business operators and the Association in order to attract tourists from Japan and abroad on the occasion of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (hereinafter referred to as the Expo).
The first meeting was held on January 16, 2023, and was attended by tourism-related organizations such as the tourism regional development corporations (DMOs) that have been appointed as members, industry organizations related to transportation operators, and government ministries and agencies as observers. At this network conference, the Association will promote “Expo + Tourism” and aim to spread the effects of the Expo throughout Japan by introducing the initiatives of the Association and its members and exchanging opinions on various issues.
Overview of the ” Tourism network promoting conference on the occasion of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “
- Purpose of establishment
In order to attract tourists from Japan and abroad on a nationwide scale on the occasion of the Expo, the Association have established a network conference with tourism-related organizations and business operators.
- Content of activities
(1) Sharing of information on the Expo and the status of “Expo + Tourism” initiatives in the regions
(2) Exchange of opinions on the concept of “Expo + Tourism” and the dissemination of information in Japan and abroad.
(3) Sharing of information and exchange of opinions on other issues, initiatives, and cooperation measures related to system of sending and receiving tourists in Japan on the occasion of the Expo.
- Conference members
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO), Japan Travel and Tourism Association, Japan Association of Travel Agents(JATA), All Nippon Travel Agents Association(ANTA), Japan Hotel Association, JAPAN RYOKAN & HOTEL ASSOCIATION, All Japan Ryokan Hotel Association, Japan Private Railway Association, Nihon Bus Association, Japan Passengerboat Association, THE SCHEDULED AIRLINES ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN, The All Japan Airport Association, inc., Kansai Airports Group, Hokkaido Railway Company, East Japan Railway Company, Central Japan Railway Company, West Japan Railway Company, Shikoku Railway Company, Kyushu Railway Company, Hokkaido Tourism Organization, Tohoku Tourism Promotion Organization, Tokyo & Around Tokyo Promotion Council, Central Japan Tourism Association, KANSAI Tourism Bureau, The Inland Sea, SETOUCHI Tourism Authority, San’in Tourism Organization, Organization for Promotion of Tourism in SHIKOKU, Kyushu Tourism Organization, Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB)
EXPO 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan/Cabinet Secretariat
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Japan Tourism Agency
Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
Overview of the first meeting of the “ Tourism Network Promoting Conference on the Occasion of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan”
- Date of the event
Monday, January 16, 2023
Vision Center Shinagawa (Keikyu Building No. 7, 4-10-8 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
- Main topics of discussion
Introduction of overview of the Expo and tourism promotion initiatives
Introduction of initiatives by members of the Conference, etc.
Public Relations Department, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition