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The scariest ever: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo

The scariest ever: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo

Sanrio Puroland has created a daring new Halloween concept drawing on the skills of popular Japanese “horror event” producer Obaken. The limited event will run until the end of October and is aiming to attract both Japanese and international visitors. Already earlier this summer Puroland launched a multilingual SNS to connect more easily with its growing international fan base.










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Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.