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Apply for G20 Tourism Innovation Pitch Contest


Last Update : 2019/7/16

Japan Tourism Agency, under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, will host the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting on October 25th – 26th, 2019 in Kutchan Town, Hokkaido, Japan. The theme of the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting will be: “Shifting towards more sustainable tourism and maximizing its contribution to the SDGs”. The discussion will be focused on “Managing Tourism to benefit visitors and local communities” and “The role of innovation and digital transformation in the advancement of sustainable tourism”. We decided to have a special session regarding technology and services which contributes to sustainable tourism on Oct 26th.

On this point, we decided to host G20 Tourism Innovation Pitch Contest to find outstanding technologies and services that contribute to sustainable tourism and introduce top three excellent technologies and services in the above special session. Please make full use of this opportunity for appealing your technology or service to the world.
We will provide the winners with an opportunity for a presentation about your technology or service towards the Tourism Ministers and the representatives of international organizations, etc. at the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting Special Session to be held in Kutchan, Hokkaido. We are planning to support media exposure of your products internationally.
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