Foreign Travel Agents Inspected Four Southern Tohoku Prefectures

Nine travel agents from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand and Malaysia joined an inspection tour to southern Tohoku.

On the first day, they admired dance performance by Furumachi geigi (traditional lady performers) followed by a Northern Cultural Museum visit in Niigata Prefecture.
In Fukushima Prefecture, after visiting Tsurugajo castle and a spa resort Hawaiians, they attended a destination meeting with representatives of local tourism and hospitality industries in Inawashiro.

In Yamagata Prefecture, they inspected a sake brewery, boat ride on the Mogamigawa River, and accommodation facilities in Tendo Onsen hot spring before heading a business meeting attended by tourism professionals from all over Tohoku.


Some participants commented, “We have seen wonderful tourism resources and accommodation facilities available in Tohoku that can make superb travel products.”