City of Tokyo Teams Up With Global Explorers Network For Agent Training Session
Akira Tsushima, City of Tokyo Representative in Canada and Steve Gillick, President, Talking Travel
The City of Tokyo teamed up with the Global Explorers Network to provide 50 travel professionals and guests with 'Insider Tips on Exploring Tokyo.'
Held inside The Japan Foundation in downtown Toronto, the presentation featured special guests Akira Tsushima, City of Tokyo Representative in Canada and Steve Gillick, President, Talking Travel.
Tsushima announced that the Economist Intelligence Unit's Safe Cities Index for 2015 rated Tokyo the safest city in the world. He also pointed out that Canadian travellers to Japan exceeded the 2010 (pre-tsunami) level by nearly 30,000.Gillick spoke about the new bullet train that connects Tokyo with Kanazawa, and gave a short visual tour of the Hokuriku Region as well as the temple town of Koyasan.