Wooing the high-end tourist market, especially travelers from China, South Korea and Taiwan, is key to achieving the government’s goal of attracting 20 million foreign visitors annually by 2016, the head of Japan’s hotel association said Friday.

Yutaka Nakamura, chairman of the Japan Hotel Association, said Japan should host more international meetings, conventions and exhibitions. Another area to improve is customer satisfaction, such as by installing satellite broadcasting at hotels.

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