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Workshop: Japan Travel Bureau Foundation.


Brad Towle, the Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau's International Tourism Promotion and Development Director, was invited to be the main speaker at the annual Japan Travel Bureau Foundation's workshop on June 26th and 27th.

This seminar covered many subjects, but focused on the techniques, philosophies, and way of thinking in regards to tourism development, especially at the community level.

There was much interest in the Kumano Travel local travel agency projects.

The workshop was attended by over 20 people from all across Japan, from Hokkaido to Okinawa.

Thank you very much for inviting us and we wish all of the participants good luck with their future endeavors.

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NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
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…