Half a year ahead of hosting the Rugby World Cup 2019 Japan (hereinafter referred to as RWC 2019 Japan), the 2nd Tourism Strategy Meeting for the RWC 2019 Japan was held on March 1, 2019. At the meeting, the RWC 2019 Japan Organizing Committee, government officials from host cities, the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA), the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), and corporate officials participated.
During the meeting, with the recognition that the RWC 2019 Japan is expected to promote visits to Japanese regions to visitors and residents from around the world, especially from Europe, the United States, and Australia, and in addition to attracting international visitors to the regions, a discussion on tourism consumption was made and the Japan Tourism Agency explained the government goals and current situations and introduced various initiatives. Continued cooperation among stakeholders to promote efforts in the future was also confirmed.
Greeting from Commissioner Tabata of the Japan Tourism Agency
2nd Tourism Strategy Meeting for the RWC 2019 Japan