Zen-Nittsu Kasumigaseki Bldg.
3-3 Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0013, Japan
Phone: 81-3-3592-1271 Fax: 81-3-3592-1268
An association sanctioned by the Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency based on the Travel Agency Law, the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) seeks to improve the quality of services provided to travelers to and from Japan. It contributes to the development of the travel and tourism industry through a variety of activities including disseminating information, encouraging cooperation among members, and promoting the development of businesses and legislation that will benefit the membership and the industry at large.
Active members are travel companies which participate in the Compensation Security Bond System and are authorized by the Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency as First Category or by the Governor General in prefectures across Japan as Second and Third Category Companies.
Travel companies that organize and sell overseas and domestic package tours and also make travel arrangements for clients as agents.
Travel companies that organize domestic package tours and sell overseas and domestic tours, make arrangements for overseas and domestic tours and make travel arrangements for clients as an agent.
Travel companies that sell overseas and domestic tours, and also make travel arrangements for clients as an agent. These travel companies also sell domestic package tours in specific regions with specific payment conditions.
These are companies and representatives of travel companies which join JATA to receive information about travel market trends and other member services provided for our members.
These are companies and organizations closely related to the travel industry, including companies from the transportation and lodging sectors that understand and support the activities of JATA.
These are companies and organizations located outside Japan closely related to the travel industry, often working in the transportation and lodging sectors that understand and support the activities of JATA.
JATA participates in these international organizations:
JATA consults with various organizations including those listed below and takes part in a variety of events. It strives to understand the current state of the Japanese travel industry in order to better serve the needs of travel agents and consumers, and works on any problem that may arise.
In addition, JATA has an affiliation with several companies providing health and accident insurance for travel agencies.
|June 10, 1959||Was organized as the International Association of Travel Agents by 26 companies that are general travel agency mediators registered by the Minister of Transport|
|November 8, 1963||Gained Association Approval|
|April 5, 1972||Was officially designated as association of registered travel companies by the Minister of Transport|
|October 1, 1975||Changed its official name to Japan Association of Travel Agents|
|April 1, 2011||Launched as Japan Association of Travel Agents General Incorporated Association through the public interest corporation system reforms|