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Iriomote-jima International Tourism Workshop

Iriomote-jima International Tourism Workshop



Brad Towle, the International Tourism Promotional and Development Director of the Tanabe City Kumano TourismBureau, was invited to Iriomote-jima, a small island in the southern region of Okinawa Prefecture, to run workshops on International Tourism.

The focus of the workshops were on the philosophy and infrastructure needed to accept international tourist to the tropical island.

The Iriomote-jima Ecotourism Society organized the workshops which were attended by 11 participants including accommodations, dive shops, trekking, and kayaking companies.

Thank you for inviting us to share with you our unique, community based initiatives.

Your hospitality was world class!

We wish you luck with your continuing efforts to improve your beautiful island in a positive, sustainable manner.



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This is an easy way to do a loop of the Kii Peninsula.

From July 15, 2016 (Friday)
PRICE Adult 11,000 yen Children 5,500 yen (Children 6 to 11 years old)
NOTE: This pass is not available for purchase in Japan.
VALIDITY PERIOD Five consecutive days
AREA ●JR conventional lines: Nagoya-Shingu-within Osaka City (via lse Tetsudo Line or Kameyama, via Kisei Main Line/Hanwa Line) ●Nagoya-Kameyama-Nara-within Osaka City (via Kansai Main Line) Taki Toba (Sangu Line) ●Kansai International Airport-Hineno (Kansai Airport Line) ●Bus routes for accessing Kumano Kodo, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha (Only Kumano Kotsu Bus); and Select bus routes
TRAIN TYPES ●Unlimited use of non-reserved seats on ordinary cars on all JR conventional line trains in the subject section. ●Reserved seats can be used up to four times on ordinary cars of limited express and rapid trains. ●Only non-reserved seats can be used on the limited express "Haruka' between the Kansai Inte…