Japan’s tourism authority opened an workplace in Dubai right now.
The Japan National Tourism Organization’s workplace within the United Arab Emirates’ largest metropolis is its first in any Middle Eastern nation. The head of the workplace mentioned that it’s going to concentrate on tourism exchanges with the UAE and different Gulf international locations, the official Emirates News Agency reported. The information was confirmed by Dubai’s media workplace.
“We aim to contribute to the further development of tourism exchange between Japan, the UAE and the wider GCC,” mentioned Tomoko Kikuchi, referring to the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Japan has deep financial ties with Gulf international locations, and imports the overwhelming majority of its oil from GCC states. There are already tons of of Japanese firms current in Dubai. Japan’s SoftBank has invested in Israeli excessive tech in recent times and Tokyo agreed to import Egyptian fruit final yr after appreciable negotiations.
Japan had a document 28,000 guests from Gulf international locations in 2019 and needs to draw extra. There can be growing curiosity in Japan within the UAE. Japanese eating places are opening in Dubai and lessons on the Japanese flower association artwork ikebana are popping up, in accordance with the Emirates News Agency.