Dec.20.2022, Shanghai ------ The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) presented Japan as a destination for gastronomy tourism at the 7th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism. The forum is held in Nara, Japan, from December 12 to 15, 2022. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) defines gastronomy tourism as a type of tourism activity which is characterized by the visitor’s experience linked with food and related products and activities while travelling.
The Forum, which was organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center, hosted by Nara Prefecture, and supported by the Japan Tourism Agency, brought together more than 450 delegates from 30 countries and over 1,000 online in 125 countries, including stakeholders in the food and tourism sectors.
JNTO will continue to promote Japan as a travel destination for overseas tourists through a variety of activities.
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The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is an independent administrative corporation under the jurisdiction of the Japan Tourism Agency. JNTO operates tourism promotion offices in overseas countries, promoting tourism to Japan and providing tourist information to overseas visitors.