Hokkaido to host World Experience Journey Summit in September

The Experience Travel World Summit (ATWS) is heading to Hokkaido, Japan

Getting area from September 11-14, 2023, the party will mark the to start with time considering that its founding in 1990 that the Journey Travel Trade Association (ATTA) will keep the summit in Asia.

Touted as the biggest function of the calendar year for experience vacation experts and lovers, the ATWS brings jointly around 800 tour operators, journey writers, desired destination reps, and assumed leaders to talk about and showcase the newest vacation traits. 

The function claims several keynote addresses, panel presentations, and a desired destination marketplace for buyers and sellers. 

All about ATTA

ATTA is the most significant world-wide network of adventure travel leaders. 

Social and environmental initiatives for climate motion, women of all ages in leadership, eliminating plastics, and youth management will all be focuses of the 2023 summit, aligning with ATTA’s mission “to empower the global travel community to defend all-natural and cultural funds although generating economic price that benefits both of those trade members and destinations.” 

Hokkaido as a hotspot

The 2023 summit’s choice of Hokkaido demonstrates the region’s growing status as a nature lover’s paradise. 

Japan’s northernmost island is known for its snowy winter landscapes and unique gastronomy.  

In central Hokkaido, the cities of Furano and Biei are well-known vacationer locations, celebrated for their vibrant summertime fields of flowers and lavender. 

Even more south, in Shikotsu-Toya Countrywide Park, Lake Toya is picturesquely set inside a caldera. The Usuzan Ropeway climbs to the summit of Mount Usu, which final erupted in 2000. 

The most popular sizzling spring resort in Hokkaido is Noboribetsu Onsen, acknowledged for Jigokudani or Hell Valley, where white-very hot sulphuric steam rises from thermal vents .

Other Hokkaido attractions include Akan Mashu Countrywide Park, which is property to caldera lake that’s claimed to be 1 of the clearest and deepest in Japan and the lesser-travelled Shiretoko Countrywide Park, where by hiking choices assortment from easy walks to multi-working day treks.

Hokkaido attributes its personal styles of ramen, beer, and sake, as properly as a flourishing wine marketplace. 

Attendees of ATWS 2023 can search ahead to identifying the outstanding breadth of Hokkaido’s journey and culinary offerings.

Find out much more about the ATTA and the 2023 ATWS here.

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