Tokyo Metropolitan Government Hosts “Tokyo Tokyo Old Meets New” Seminar to Introduce Tokyo Attractions

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Tokyo event features Olympian archer, Hiroshi Yamamoto and Japanese dance duo, Hilty and Bosch

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During the seminar, travel agents and media industry professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest tourism information from Tokyo hotels and travel agencies. Attractions and exhibitions introducing Tokyo’s culture will be on site to give attendees a sense of Tokyo’s charm.

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will be hosting a Tokyo City Promotion event to introduce the attractions of Tokyo to American citizens. The seminar is set to take place from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hudson Loft in downtown Los Angeles.

To gear up for the 2020 summer Olympics and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is actively taking measure to attract tourists. During the seminar, travel agents and media industry professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest tourism information from Tokyo hotels and travel agencies. Additionally, guest speaker, Dr. Hiroshi Yamamoto, Olympian archer and professor at the Nippon Sports Science University will be giving a presentation. Attractions and exhibitions introducing Tokyo’s culture will be on site to give attendees a sense of Tokyo’s charm.

During the reception, invited media and travel agents will be served refined local cuisine including sushi and sake. Also, a live performance by Japanese dance duo, Hilty and Bosch will be given. At the end of the reception, there will be a special drawing for those in attendance.

The agenda for the event goes as follows:

  • 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Registration
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Presentation by Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Dr. Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • 2:40 p.m. - 5 p.m., Workshop
  • 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Reception

“At the Tokyo Old Meets New event, our goal is to create an unforgettable experience as you engage with different Tokyo traditions and innovations,” said Akinori Muramatsu, director general of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs for the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. “We look forward to meeting the travel agents at the event and hope the seminar creates a sense of synergy for the media. This will be perfect place to learn more about Tokyo travel and culture.”

The Tokyo event is open to travel agents and media only. To RVSP, please contact Ally Bertik at ally@marketingmaven.com by January 23, 2020.

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