Tokyo Metropolitan Government Announces Appointment of Tourism Representatives in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia

TOKYO, April 8, 2015 /CNW/ -- Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced the appointment of Tokyo Tourism Representatives in 12 cities in North America (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Toronto), Europe (London, Paris, Munich, Milan, Madrid), Australia (Sydney), and Asia (Beijing, Seoul). For the first time, Tokyo is adding representatives in Beijing and Seoul, raising the total to 12 worldwide. The Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau, the official tourism marketing organization of City of Tokyo, oversees the Tourism Representatives from Tokyo. 

Chitose Maeda, Director for City Sales, Tourism Division, Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, said: "We are excited to work closely with our 12 representatives including the two additional cities, Beijing and Seoul, to promote Tokyo as one of the greatest tourism destinations in the world. All 12 representatives' wealth of knowledge and well established relationships in the industry make them a great asset to Tokyo."

Appointed representatives are listed as below.

Representative's Office Location (Country), Tokyo Tourism Representative/Office, Person in Charge (First LAST) and E-mail address

-Los Angeles (USA)
EXA PARTNERS, Kentaro KATA, tokyo.contact.la@exapartners.com  

-San Francisco (USA)
Manami KOBAYASHI (Freelance), Manami KOBAYASHI, mana_koba@msn.com

-New York (USA)
Aki HIRAI (Freelance), Aki HIRAI, aki.hirai.nyc@gmail.com

-Toronto (Canada)
AKI CANADA INC., Akira TSUSHIMA, info.Tokyo@rogers.com  

-London (UK)
CROSS MEDIA, Kohei OHNO, info@tokyocityrep.co.uk  

-Paris (France)
EXA PARTNERS, Takeshi NOBUHARA, tokyo.contact.paris@exapartners.com  

-Munich (Germany)
Hiromi WALDENBERGER (Freelance), Hiromi WALDENBERGER, muenchen@yes-tokyo.de  

-Milan (Italy)
Max Harvest International s.r.l., Masanori OGIHARA, tokyo_rep@maxharvest.it  

-Madrid (Spain)
Taeko UEDA (Freelance), Taeko UEDA, taekoueda@yes-tokio.es, tokyo.rep.es@gmail.com

-Sydney (Australia)
Katsuji TOCHINO (Freelance), Katsuji TOCHINO, ktochino@yestokyo.info  

-Beijing (China)
Beijing De Bao Int'l Travel Service Co., Ltd., Bo SUN, sunbo@bdebao.com  

-Seoul (South Korea)
International Communication Inc., Naoko ONARI, leehs@japanpr.com  

About Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau

Founded by the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry and private enterprises and launched in 1997, TCVB is the official tourism organization of Tokyo. The mission of TCVB is to promote Tokyo as a tourist destination to increase overseas visitors and satisfy their needs, to attract international business events to Tokyo and to support community development through tourism. Along with 400 travel industry partners, TCVB is your travel concierge in Tokyo.

Official Tokyo Travel Guide:  www.gotokyo.org/en 

SOURCE Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau

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