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Information from Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

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Information from Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

Otaru Port Branch Office of Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau will be able to deal with visa issues only till 6th October 2014.

All the application and procedures will be managed in Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau after October 6th, 2014. 

Please contact Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau for further information. (011-261-7502 Attn: Ogata or Mikami 8:30-17:15)

Sapporo Regional Immigration Bureau

Address: Sapporo Third Joint Government Bldg.,Odori-nishi 12 Chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo City, Hokkaido 060-0042

Tel: 011-261-9658 (Status Division) Office Hours: (Service counters)9:00 to 12:00, and 13:00 to 16:00 (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

2014 Pure Summer Promotion in Sapporo Station Underground Mall

Niseko Village "Pure" promotion event will be held on Saturaday, 14 and 15 June in Sapporo. Tree trekking and snack golf trial experience and music event available. Come and enjoy us on this weekend in Sapporo!!  

Venue: Intersection park at Sapporo station underground mall "Chikaho".

Time & Date: 10am - 6pm, 14 and 15 June, 2014

For queries, please contact the Niseko Village. TEL: 0136 442 211

​VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014 and VISIT JAPAN MICE Mart 2014

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VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014, the biggest inbound business meeting in Japan, will be held in conjunction with Tourism Expo Japan in the coming September.  If you are interested to participate in this one of the world’s biggest international tourism events, please contact the VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014 Office directly.


VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014 and VISIT JAPAN MICE Mart 2014 event summary


  - Business meetings: September 24 - September 26, 2014

   *Opening ceremony to be held on Sep. 24

  - FAM trips        : September 27 - September 30, 2014

   *11 tour courses throughout Japan (TBC)


  Tokyo Big Sight (East Hall 6)

■Invited participants

  - Buyers from overseas: approx. 350 agents (including 10 - 20 buyers specialized in incentive and such)  

  - International media crews : approx. 12 crews

■Domestic participants: approx. 400 Japanese tourism business operators and organizations

■Host: Japan Tourism Agency, JNTO

Application for VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart Business Meetings

 <Application period: May 21 at 12:00pm ~ August 11 at 17:00pm, 2014

  (*application to close when the number reaches the maximum capacity)

 <Application method: Filling out a form online à

  (*application to close when the number reaches the maximum capacity)

  <Participation fee> : 1 lot / 86,400 yen (tax included)


The Event’s purpose is for the participants to have business meetings, and thus admission without a prior application is not acceptable. No spectators shall be allowed to enter the venue.

Media interviews and any related activities shall be permitted only with a prior registration.  Registration form can be found on the following website à


VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014

 VISIT JAPAN Travel Mart 2014 Office

 TEL: 03-6737-9445 FAX: 03-6737-9444

 (9:30-17:30, Monday to Friday, closed on weekends and national holidays)

 E-mail[email protected]


 JNTO Convention Promotion Department (attn.: Maruyama)


“Niseko Charity 2014” and the donation of charity auction item

Immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, professional skiers and snowboarders started working together to hold a charity ride and a charity auction as early as late March. They have continued their efforts with the support of local groups related to tourism.

 The third charity auction is now scheduled. We’re now collecting charity items from everyone to support the auction (individuals and companies). We’re waiting for items that are expected to fetch high prices, such as accommodation coupons, meal tickets and so on. We would appreciate your cooperation and participation.

 Date: April 6 (Sun.)

 Place: Grand Hirafu

 Events:  9:00-10:45  Charity ride with professional snowboarders and skiers

         11:00-13:00  Charity auction

 Reception desk:

 Those who would like to participate in Charity ride are accepted at the special tent in front of the Base ticket box office Participation fee: 500 yen + small contribution


■Contact: Kutchan Tourism Assoc. (Sato) 

TEL: 0136-22-3344

E-mail: [email protected]

 The money raised from the event will be donated to the Fukushima Indoor park project association.

 If you have some items to offer to the auction, we’d appreciate it if you could take the trouble to contact the office below or bring the items directly to Sun Sport Land Kutchan by April 4 (Fri.).


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