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Each local staff of the Tourism Rep is a travel professional with great experience in the tourism industry and has been assigned by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to act as a local representative.

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Los Angeles

Project M, Inc.
Ms. Keiko MORII

E-mail: keiko_morii@projectmusa.com

Covering States;
California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Hawaii

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep

Founded in 2009 and based in Los Angeles, CA, Project M, Inc. is an internationally focused, full service Advertising and Public Relations Agency providing tactical and strategic services for its clients including media planning and buying, creative design, development and execution for print, digital, TV and social media.
Additionally, Project M, Inc has extensive experience serving the travel and tourism industries and specializes in the promotion of luxury products.

Project M, Inc. is proudly serving as the new Tokyo representative for Los Angeles.

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San Francisco

Ms. Manami KOBAYASHI

E-mail: mana_koba@msn.com

Covering States;
California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Missouri, Alaska

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep

Ms. Kobayashi currently works as a freelance interpreter and a travel consultant. She worked at the San Francisco office of Japan Travel Bureau (JTB) for 15 years until October 2001 and had experience in product development and sales. She has a wide network in the local tourism industry and possesses great tourism know-how.

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New York

Happy Triangle NY, Inc
Mr. Hitoshi Onishi

E-mail: info@tokyo-nyc.com

Covering States;
New York, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire,Massachusetts, Rode Island,Connecticut,Pennsylvania,New Jersey,Delaware,Maryland,Virginia,West Virginia,North Carolina,South Carolina,Georgia, Florida,Michigan,Ohio,Indiana,Illinois,Kentucky

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep

Mr. Onishi is best known for founding two prominent free publications in New York City – "NY JAPION" for Japanese residents in 2001, and the monthly English-language information magazine "CHOPSTICKS NY" in 2007. In 2016, he launched the US magazine "QUA" for expatriates and entrepreneurs. He also established a Chinese marketing service using WeChat (SNS) in 2017. Onishi has also masterminded special projects and events in New York City with strategic partners such as the Japan Livestock Industry Association (JLIA), the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). He is currently President and CEO of Happy Triangle NY, Inc.

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London

CROSS MEDIA LTD.
Ms. Yoko Takechi

E-mail: info@tokyocityrep.co.uk

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep

Cross Media Ltd. is the UK’s leading Japanese media company and promote Japanese culture and food through numerous publications, websites and events including Eat-Japan and HYPER JAPAN. With their director Kazuhiro Marumo having been TOKYO Tourism Representative for UK for 8 years, Cross Media Ltd. has taken over the role since 2015.

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Paris

EXA PARTNERS
Ms. Sarah Marcadé

E-mail: tokyo.contact.paris@exapartners.com

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep(French only)

EXA Partners is the cross-border business incubator / strategy consulting firm, who capitalizes various business opportunities between Japan and Europe or North America.
Based in Paris, Newport Beach and Kyoto, Exa Partners develops strategy for tourism promotion in Japan by offering services in marketing, public relations and event coordination. The Paris office serves as the rep office for Tokyo Metropolis, Kyoto City and Toyooka and deals with all tourism professionals in France and Belgium, Exa Partners brings to future visitors and Japan lovers the best advice about Tokyo Experience !

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Munich

Lieb Management & Beteiligungs GmbH
Ms. Jenny Alisa Bergold

E-mail: tokyo@lieb-management.de

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep (German only)

Based in Munich/ Germany, Lieb Management is Tokyo`s new representative for Germany. Lieb Management offers distinct and personalized services in Public Relations, Marketing & Sales as well as MICE services for tourism based companies and destinations and guarantees the right market positioning for client products. Cost-effective consultation, concepts based on teamwork which fulfil clients’ needs and flexible action both in day to day business and times of crisis, are Lieb Managements distinctive features. The clienteles of Lieb Management are located all around the globe.

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Milano

IXI S.R.L.
Ms. Chigumo Miyamura

E-mail: info@ixisrl.it

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep (Italian only)

IXI S.R.L. first started in Milan in 1996 as the branch office of the design company IXI Co., Ltd founded in 1978 in Tokyo. In 20 years of activity, IXI S.R.L has developed and specialized in organization and coordination of events and promotion for Japanese companies, Japanese Prefectures and Japanese Governmental bodies; such as the  Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and others. As Tokyo tourism representative, IXI S.R.L. is making the most of its wide local network to promote efficiently Tokyo tourism in Italy.

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Madrid

Ms. Taeko UEDA

E-mail: tokyo.rep.es@gmail.com

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep (Spanish only) (Spanish only)

In 2004, Ms. Ueda was involved in making a blue print of "Plan Japon (Nippon plan)", a project for purposes of attracting investment from Japanese tourists and Japanese businesses to Madrid. She has been living in Spain since 1995. and she has a wide network in the local organizations.

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Sydney

Tourism Garden Pty Ltd
Ms. Alison Roberts-Brown

E-mail: Alison@tourismgarden.com.au

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Toronto

Japan Communications Inc.
Mr. Shinichiro Kawai

Email: tokyo@jcinteractive.ca

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep

Mr. Shinichiro Kawai was born in the Setagaya Ward in Tokyo. After working for the Japan Foundation's Art Division, Mr. Kawai moved to Canada and established Japan Communications, a company specializing in translation and cross-cultural communication in 1984. In addition to working on promoting Japanese tourism to the Canadian market, the company provides consulting services to Canadian companies engaged in business with Japan. Over the years, Mr. Kawai has worked on a number of cultural exchange projects including various music and theatre groups from Japan.

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Beijing

BEIJING DEBAO INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SERVICES CO.LTD.
Mr. Bo Sun

Email: sunbo@bdebao.com

Message from Rep Tokyo Tourist Information by Tourism Rep(Simplified Chinese only)

Hello everyone! I am Bo Sun, whom the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau newly appointed Tourism Representative of the City of Tokyo in Beijing and my base is in Beijing. I have been engaged in tourism industry for more than 25 years so far and have gained rich experience in the areas from travel agent operation, product planning to tour operation, etc.. Years of experience in tourism industry has helped me to build a wide-range of connections and high level of trust relationship with the local Chinese travel agencies, the Chinese government tourism authorities and the Chinese and Japanese media. I’m going to fully devote myself to the promotion work of Chinese travel to Tokyo and the promotional work of Tokyo.

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Seoul

FINEZONE
Ms. Ban Eun Jung

Email: ejban@finezone.co.kr

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Taiwan

JINN'S PUBLISHERS CO. LTD.
Ms. Fumi Yoshida

Email: info@jinns.com.tw

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Malaysia (Thai / Singapore)

FLP YOMIKO MALAYSIA SDN.BHD.
Mr. Yuji Ushijima

Email: ushijima@flp-yomiko.com

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