October 2010 sees the rebirth of Haneda Airport!
Haneda Airport, situated 20 minutes from the center of Tokyo has until now been used mainly for domestic flights. Following the completion of the fourth runway, however, in October 2010 the airport will be opened to international scheduled flig...
International Ornithological Congress 2014 is to be Held in Tokyo!
At the previous International Ornithological Congress (IOC) held at the end of August 2010 in Brazil, it was officially decided that IOC 2014 (size: 1, 300 participants) will be held at the campus of Rikkyo University in Tokyo.
The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 is coming home to Tokyo after 24 years
In 2011, the Tokyo Motor Show will make a return to within the city limits for the first time in 24 years. The Tokyo Motor Show is the largest auto-related event in Japan, held once every two years. Until now, it has been held at Makuhari Mess...
Prince Hotels' “TOKYO MICE CITY” project launched from April 2010, centering on the Takanawa/Shinagawa area
In April 2010, Prince Hotels, Inc. launched the PRINCE “TOKYO MICE CITY” PROJECT. This is a new project centering on the Prince Hotels situated in the Takanawa/Shinagawa area that is designed to engage in active efforts to attract MICE. The Tak...
The new Skyliner: Narita Airport to Tokyo in just 36 minutes
On July 17, 2010, the new rail link to Narita Airport, known as Narita Sky Access was launched and the new Skyliner trains link Tokyo to Narita Airport at a maximum speed of 160km/h, the fastest-ever speed for a conventional rail line. The sho...
The 2014 Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) will be held in Tokyo!
TCVB has been supporting Tokyo in a bid to host the 2014 APCN (event scale: 1, 000 people). At a meeting of APCN’s Board of Directors held in Seoul on June 5, 2010, it was officially decided that Tokyo will become the host, outperforming compet...
Tokyo Bay Area Brochure for MICE Planners in China and South Korea released
TCVB has collaborated with the Chiba Convention Bureau and Yokohama CVB to create the Chinese (in simplified Chinese characters) and Korean editions of “Tokyo Bay Area: MICE Brochure” whose English edition was produced last year. The Brochure tar...
"Support Program for Corporate Groups" Begins
TCVB launched this new program in October 2009 to support Corporate MICE clients from abroad. In January, TCVB arranged a performance of koto (a traditional stringed instrument) to an incentive group of about 600 people from a Chinese pharmaceuti...
Second MICE Master Class 2010
Following the class in August 2009, the second MICE Master Class was held from February 8 to 10, 2010 at Toshi Center Hotel. A total of 22 people, all of whom currently work in hotels, travel companies, and other sectors of the MICE industry ...
The Capitol Hotel Tokyu to Open October 22, 2010
Tokyu Hotels has announced the details of the Capitol Hotel Tokyu, a new luxury flagship hotel that is due to open on October 22 this year. The hotel will have 251 rooms including 13 suites, as well as five restaurants and bars, and five meetin...