Jan 14, 2014

Tour firms say sales of tickets for Sochi brisk

Contrary to concerns that Japanese tourists might be put off by high-priced tours to Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, tour operators say sales have been brisk. Sochi, a resort area in the Krasnodar Krai district located on the Black Sea coast, ...

Nov 20, 2013

JTB aiming to boost revenue from sports by 10-fold

Leading travel agency JTB Corp. aims to post ¥300 billion in revenue from sports-related operations in fiscal 2020, about 10 times the current level, President Hiromi Tagawa said in a recent interview. The company will try to achieve that target by aggressively vying to ...