Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau has re-appointed travel and lifestyle PR specialists McCluskey International as the representatives for PR activity in the UK. McCluskey International has already represented KCB for the past three years, promoting the city to both UK media and trade.
The Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau has welcomed the announcement of a new international flights between Kyoto and the US and Canada. Japan Airlines recently announced its expansion plans include the addition of a non-stop daily flight between Los Angeles and Kansai International Airport, which will start in March 2015.
Business visitors to Kyoto will now have free access to Wi-Fi throughout the city. The scheme, which is the largest municipal scheme in Japan, is being launched in a bid to satisfy the needs of smart phone and tablet computer users attending conference and meeting events.
Kyoto Convention Bureau has seen an 11% increase in membership as the conference, events and incentive markets continues to grow. The city is becoming a popular centre for global events and conferences which has resulted in increased demand for venues, services and infrastructure.
Kyoto Convention Bureau has welcomed a new member – the Funatsuru Kyoto Kamogawa Resort. As a member, the Funatsuru will contribute their support through involvement in convention events in the Kyoto region.
Peach Aviation, Japan’s first dedicated low cost airline carrier, has announced its international summer timetable and that it had been successful in its application for flight approval through the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to fly into Kansai International Airport.