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Yearly Archives: 2009

Restaurant page is uploaded

7 DEC 2009   |  NEWS

51 carefully selected restaurants that are thought to be suitable for MICE events are listed. Please visit here.

TCVB’s new support program for incentive tours and corporate meetings


TCVB started a new support program offering Japanese Taiko-Drum Entertainment for an incentive group or a corporate meeting from abroad which exceeds 200 room nights total per group Eligibility Criteria – Minimum 200 room nights total per group in Tokyo – Newly booked group between Oct. 1, 2009 and Mar. 31, 2010 – The group should visit Tokyo by Mar. 31, 2011 Program applications will….

Tokyo Bay Area Brochure for MICE Planners published

5 OCT 2009   |  NEWS

First English guide introducing the whole Tokyo Bay area (Tokyo, Yokohama and Chiba) as a MICE destination is published. This full-color, 8-page brochure invites the MICE planners to be aware of the charms of the area to provide a full-fledged service covering everything they need to hold events in Japan. It contains an area map and photos showing at a glance the major convention centers….

Overview of the grand reopening Palace Hotel in 2012 is announced

1 SEP 2009   |  NEWS

The Palace Hotel Tokyo, which temporarily closed this January for total renovation, has announced an overview of the new Palace Hotel that will open in spring of 2012. The hotel focuses on providing spacious facilities and the highest level of services, limiting the number of guest rooms to 290. Furthermore, the new hotel will be equipped with 6 restaurants and bars and 13 banquet and….

Tokyo hosts a 3rd MICE Master Class

31 AUG 2009   |  NEWS

This year again, the city of Tokyo held its MICE Master Class from August 24 to 26. The Master Class covered a wide range of areas, aiming to boost basic knowledge and to improve practical skills in all aspects of MICE. Twenty-two persons participated in the event, all of whom are professionals involved in the promotion of hotels, convention facilities, PCOs and DMCs, etc. The….

Tokyo takes 6th place in global rankings as a destination for international conferences

1 JUL 2009   |  NEWS

According to International Meeting Statistics for the Year 2008 published by the Union of International Associations (UIA), in 2008 a total of 150 international conferences were held in Tokyo, boosting it up to sixth position. This is two places higher than the results for 2007.

Event calendar page is uploaded

1 JUN 2009   |  NEWS

An event calendar page displaying at-a-glance information on major international meetings, exhibitions and sporting events being held in Tokyo has been uploaded.

Online Photo Library is available now!

1 JUN 2009   |  NEWS

Tokyo images are now available instantly from our Photo Library. Photo usage is designed for you to assist in building interest and attendance at meetings, conferences, conventions and events in Tokyo.

“2013 ITS World Congress” to be held in Tokyo!

8 MAY 2009   |  NEWS

Intelligent Transport System (ITS) is a revolutionary traffic system that processes information about people, roads and vehicles using the very latest IT for the purpose of reducing accidents and eliminating traffic congestion. It has been decided that the 2013 ITS World Congress will be held in Tokyo. This will be the third time for Japan to host the ITS World Congress, following the second meeting….

The 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Bar Association (IBA) to be held in Tokyo!

1 APR 2009   |  NEWS

Tokyo was chosen to host the 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Bar Association (IBA) as a result of a voting at the IBA Board Meeting held on February 21 in Dubai. The Annual Meeting is a large-scale international conference where approximately 5, 000 lawyers gather from about 195 countries worldwide. A general meeting, conferences, exhibitions and a variety of other events are held during….

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