Date: August 28, 2009
The Centre organized the Two-way Tourism Exchange Program between the Niigata City and the team leaders for ASEAN countries during the Tourism Fair.
After they visited main tourist spots in Niigata City, they attended the exchange meeting with officials in charge of tourism from Niigata City, Niigata Visitors & Convention Bureau and Niigata Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
The ASEAN leaders made valuable and informative comments on how to improve Niigata City to receive more foreign tourists. Main comments were “Lack of sings in English”, “Difficult for foreign tourists to access tourist spots”, “Lack of information for foreigners”, and others.