Sports tourism is becoming popular in regions (the President of the Hokkaido Golf Tourism Association visits the Japan Tourism Agency)
Last Update : 2010/7/8
Hokkaido is one of the best golf spots in the world which boasts a number of excellent golf links. The Hokkaido Golf Tourism Association is an advanced organization founded in April 2010 for the purpose of increasing foreign tourists utilizing golf links by regarding golf links in Hokkaido as a tourism resource.
Tourism utilizing golf is in accordance with the philosophy of sports tourism the Japan Tourism Agency has strived to promote. Hokkaido, in particular, is thought to be an optimal place to promote the visit of foreign tourists to Japan by golf as it is blessed with attractive tourism resources such as hot springs, food, etc. The JTA also has a high hope for the potential of Hokkaido.
The JTA continues to support such effort by regions!!
Mr. Takahashi, President of the Hokkaido Golf Tourism Association (right) and Mr. Mizohata, Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency (center)