Walkabout Japan 2018
Extracted from Essentials Newsletter 7 March 2018
Forty-four Japanese travel agents and wholesalers met with 49 Australian tourism businesses at Walkabout Japan last week, Tourism Australia’s annual premier trade event to engage with Japanese travel agencies in market.
The program featured one-on-one appointments as well as networking opportunities and a visit by the sellers to two of Japan's leading travel agency networks, JTB and HIS.
In 2017 Australia welcomed 434,600 Japanese visitors, up four per cent, making it the country’s fifth largest inbound market for visitor arrivals.