事業内容Business contents

Tourism Working Group

Objective

      Improvement of recognition of Kyushu as a tour destination
      Activation of inbound/outbound tourism
      Expansion of function of Fukuoka metropolitan area as a gateway to Kyushu

2019 Business plan

  • To develop sustainable and engaging systems for MICE and inbound tourism by:

  • - Investigating in the ways in which we can enhance competitiveness to attract MICE internationally as well as to encourage accommodation of inbound tourists

    - Collaborating with the Food Working Group and other external organizations to improve “Chiiki-hatsu MICE” (MICE that are locally established)


  • Subcommittee for examining business models in tourism

  • 1. Creating Night-Time Economy
  • - As part of hosting the Rugby World Cup 2019 Japan, and as a legacy project, we will create businesses that would be lucrative for Night-time Economy by cooperating with accommodation facilities and stores to offer food, drinks, and entertainments.

  • 2. Promoting activities after conventions
  • - Structuring the flow of convention-goers by providing specialized maps to direct them

    - Developing experience-based programs available in the nighttime where participants can learn local culture

  • 3. Liaising with other regions
  • - With Fukuoka’s metropolitan areas being a starting point, we will promote collaboration and cooperation with other regions to expand and enhance businesses relating to MICE and inbound tourism.


  • Subcommittee for business creation ft. eSports

  • - Creating “Chiiki-hatsu MICE” (MICE that are locally established)

    Given that Fukuoka city is focusing on attracting MICE in the fields of creative, fashion, and entertainment, eSports is featured in the creation of “Chiiki-hatsu MICE”. It aims to attract international conventions as large as EVO.

  • 1. Developing eSports-themed “Chiiki-hatsu MICE” to create business opportunities
    2. Enhancing “Chiiki-hatsu MICE” by collaborating with businesses and organizations that are in tourism and food industry
  • Liaising between Kyushu and Okinawa by cooperating with Fukuoka eSports Association (FeA), an organization that aims to gain popularity of eSports culture and to develop its industry, for further development of eSports