Many tourism boards choose to focus on the locations and things to do rather than its habitants as a method of enticing visitors to a country.
Visit Japan, also known as the Japan Toursim Agency, has capitalized on this worldwide obsession in a digitally native way – a Hello Kitty iPhone app. Yes, Hello Kitty is now available for your next visit to Japan!
Travelport believes its global marketshare declined slightly during the first quarter, but officials are very bullish about the global distribution system’s growth prospects in Japan, China and Africa.
A significant bolstering of its presence in Asia-Pacific with news that AXESS International Network, the GDS owned by Japan Airlines, will now be hosted by Travelport.
Google has established its people finder service for those affected by the 8.9 registered earthquake and resulting tsunami today.