Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  News  >  Latest News  >  Current Article

Tourism Australia’s new man in Japan

By   /  November 7, 2016  /  No Comments

Tourism Australia has appointed Yoshiyuki “Joe” Nakazawa as its new country manager Japan, taking up the Tokyo-based role on December 1.

    Print       Email

Yoshiyuki Nakazawa appointed Tourism Australia’s country manager Japan

Photo: Yoshiyuki Nakazawa, Tourism Australia’s new country manager Japan.

Photo: Yoshiyuki Nakazawa, Tourism Australia’s new country manager Japan.

Nakazawa replaces Andrew Reilly, who previously held responsibility for Tourism Australia’s Japan team and left the organisation at the end of April.

He joins Tourism Australia from HRS Hotel Reservation Service Japan, where he is currently the vice-president of business development.

Based in Tokyo, Nakazawa will report to Tourism Australia regional general manager North Asia, Andrew Hogg.

“The Japanese market has rebounded strongly in recent times with visitor numbers growing strongly over the past 12 months,” said Hogg.

“A big part in this turnaround has been the focus we have placed upon strengthening our relationships with aviation, distribution and trade partners in market, as well as strong marketing activity. These are certainly areas where Joe’s experience and strong skill set will give us significant additional momentum.”

Nakazawa said he has a close affinity with Australia after studying for three years at Bond University.

“This is an exciting time to join Tourism Australia and I look forward to leading a highly energised team in such an important market,” Nakazawa said.

 

    Print       Email
  • Published: 10 months ago on November 7, 2016
  • By:
  • Last Modified: November 7, 2016 @ 2:43 pm
  • Filed Under: Latest News

About the author





Notice: WP_Query was called with an argument that is deprecated since version 3.1.0! caller_get_posts is deprecated. Use ignore_sticky_posts instead. in /websites/ci/cimmagazine.com/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4023

You might also like...

$2m campaign to fill Perth hotel rooms

Read More →