The Eighth Tourism Strategy Study Group was held Thursday, December 20. Mr. Seiichi Mizuno, Representative Director of the Institute of Marketing Architecture, spoke on the theme of “Cultural Power over Civilizational Power: Toward a Tourism that Values Effectiveness over Efficiency.”
The Seventh Tourism Strategy Study Group was held Wednesday, November 14. Hisao Taki, Chairman and Representative Director/CEO and founder of Gurunavi, spoke on the theme of “Building Attractions in Tokyo.” His presentation was followed by a discussion with attendees from participating companies.
Held Wednesday, December 12, the Seventh Ideathon welcomed as guest speaker Mr. Masaru Imoto, CEO of Standard Transaction.
The Sixth Ideathon held Wednesday, November 21, welcomed as guest speaker Mr. Ken Isono, Representative Director of Shizen Energy.
On October 24, with the cooperation of Tokyu Corporation, we toured Shibuya Stream, a facility that opened recently in September.
The Fifth Ideathon, held Wednesday, October 17, welcomed guest speaker Ms. Fumiko Kato, President & CEO of WAmazing, Inc.
The 6th Tourism Strategy Study Group was held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Ms. Motoko Ishii, lighting designer, spoke on “Design of Lights," which was followed by discussion with the attendees from participating companies.
The 5th Tourism Strategy Study Group was held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Mr. Takaaki Umezawa, Chairman of A.T. Kearney K.K., spoke on “Tokyo's Future City Vision ‘NEXTOKYO' and Tourism Destination Strategy," which was followed by discussions with the attendees from participating companies.
The fourth Ideathon was held on Wednesday, September 19, with guest speaker, Mr. Kazuhisa Shibayama, CEO of WealthNavi Inc.
The fourth Tokyo Tourism Strategy Study Group was held on Thursday, July 12, 2018. Mr. Yuichiro Kohno, Director and Executive Managing Officer of Mori Building Co., Ltd., spoke on the theme of “Towards more attractive urban tourism,” followed by discussion among participants from member companies.
The third Ideathon was held on Monday, July 9, with the guest speaker Mr. Yoshiki Iwamoto, CEO of 81plus Inc.
We held the second Ideathon on Wednesday, June 20, inviting two guest speakers; Prof. Tetsuo Shimizu (Chair, Department of Tourism Science, Faculty of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University) and Mr. Yu Aoki (CEO of MATCHA Inc.)
The Third Tourism Strategy Study Group was held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 with Prof. Yoshiaki Honpo, the former (first) commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency, delivering a lecture on the theme of “Tourism policy of Tokyo."
The first Ideathon was held on Tuesday, May 29. The university invited Mr. Hima Furuta, Representative Director of umari Inc., as guest, and he delivered the kickoff speech for Ideathon, the gist of which is given below.
On Thursday, May 17, 2018, Tokyo Metropolitan University held the second Tourism Strategy Study Group. The Group invited Hiromi Tagawa, Chairman of the Board of JTB Corp., who delivered a lecture entitled “Changing the World with Tourism!" Following the lecture, Mr. Tagawa had discussions with the Group participants.
Tokyo Metropolitan University (Chairperson of the Board of Trustees: Haruo Shimada) launched the Urban Challenges Strategy Organization Tourism Strategy Project on April 1, 2018 and held the first Tourism Strategy Study Group on April 18.
In April 2018, the Public University Corporation Tokyo Metropolitan University launched the Tourist Strategy Project to study future-oriented urban tourism and to nurture young people who create novel tourism business that would lead the coming era.