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...
Release of the Only Guidebook to MICE in Tokyo: Tokyo Meeting Planner's Guide 2010-2011
TCVB has released the Tokyo Meeting Planner's Guide 2010-2011. The Guide is provided for the use of overseas meeting planners and MICE organizers. This new edition goes beyond a mere update of information, with a tremendous volume of new informat...
Restaurant page is uploaded
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 Bay Area Brochure for MICE Planners published
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 s...