City Details

ACCESS

Aso Kumamoto Airport→Kumamoto Sakuramachi Bus Terminal (Kumamoto city center):Approx. 50 min. by airport shuttle bus
Hakata Station→Kumamoto Station:33 min. by train (Shinkansen)

Venues overview

Facility Rooms
Hotel 66 7,216
Ryokan 26 496
Total 92 7,712

CONTACT

Kumamoto International Convention and Tourism Bureau

〒860-0804, Japan Senju Bldg. 5F, 4-30-1 Saikumachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto See the map
+81-96-359-1788
+81-96-359-8520
https://kicb.jp/
mice@kumamoto-icb.or.jp

Pre-/Post-Convention Programs

Various Sightseeing Spots

Variety of Hands-on Activities

Local guides will happily guide you through various places such as Kumamoto Castle and hidden sights of the castle town full of emotion. In addition, we will provide a place to interact with local residents with a variety of programs that you can enjoy with all five senses, such as Kumamoto's local cuisine, traditional crafts, and Japanese culture.

Support Programs for Convention

Support for bidding process
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
Site inspectionArranging an inspection trip for site selection English
Support for hosting/preparation
Category Type of Support Availability Languages
PRSupport for encouraging participation in the event
Supporting other PR activities English, Chinese
Conference and event preparationProviding information on PCOs, travel agencies and event management companies English
Providing information on reception venues (including unique venues) English
Providing information on related programs (local attractions, traditional performing arts, post-convention programs, sightseeing and hands-on experiences with Japanese culture for persons accompanying conference participants) English
Providing tourism information English, Chinese, Korean, French
Requesting nominal support
Coordinating with relevant organizations
Conference and event operationArranging reception venues (including unique venues)
Arranging volunteers English, Chinese, Korean
Setting up an information desk English, Chinese, Korean
Providing maps/guidebooks for participants English, Chinese, Korean, French
Arranging shuttle buses
Providing convention bags
HospitalityWelcome posters and digital signage
Welcome message by the head of the local government
Providing discount tickets to tourist facilities
Providing discounts on public transportation
Dispatching tourism ambassadors
Related programsMaking arrangements for attractions and traditional performing arts
Making arrangements for post-convention programs
Making arrangements for sightseeing and hands-on experiences of Japanese culture for persons accompanying conference participants English, Chinese, Korean
Arranging tour interpreters and guides English, Chinese, Korean

Support Programs for Incentive Travel

Support for Promoting Incentive Travel
Type of Support Availability
Site inspection support (provision of accommodation, food, tourist activities) -
Creation of draft proposals, providing information
Support During Incentive Travel
Type of Support information
Accommodation
Airport transfer services
Welcome banners
Chartered transport (e.g. coaches)
Prepaid cards for public transport
Venues (MICE facilities, unique venues)
Event management services
Recruiting volunteers to assist at events
Excursions, technical visits etc.
Attractions, entertainment etc.
Experience programs
Local cuisine, traditional cuisine
Greeting at airport or station
Greeting or welcome letter from local government head -
Travel brochures
Discount coupons -
Giveaways -

Venues

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