|1912||‘Japan Tourist Bureau’ established|
|1945||Changed name to ‘Japan Travel Bureau Foundation’|
|1963||Parted with the sales division, which became the Japan Travel Bureau Corporation (JTB Corp.)|
|1978||Opened the ‘Library of Tourism Culture’|
|2012||Became a public-interest incorporated foundation|
|2014||Issued ‘The 50-year History of Japan Travel Bureau Foundation’|
Issued ‘Excellent Japan – A Scenic Portfolio’
|2016||Moved to Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|2017||Became a depository library of UNWTO|
・You can bring in drink with lid but refrain from eating foods.
・Please refrain from talking on the phone except at the entrance area
Our main focus is on collecting specialized books and academic journals for tourism research. Furthermore, we have been working on making valuable materials, rare books and academic journals accessible to our visitors.
|T0||Principles of Tourism|
|T1||Traveler and behavior (1)|
|T2||Traveler and behavior (2)|
|T3||Travelerdestination and resouces (1)|
|T4||Travelerdestination and resouces (2)|
|T9||Tourism and society, culture, environment|
|Japan Travel Bureau Foundation collection|
|F1||JTB Company collection|
|F2||Satistics, White paper|
|F3||Guide books, travel brochure|
|F5||Train time tables, in-flight magazines|
|F6||Rare and old books|
|F7||Company histories of tourism industry|
Rare and old books
There are 2,300 rare items including books about tourism policy, the tourism industry and topography. There are also old magazines and guidebooks.
Digital academic journals
You can read overseas tourism academic journal on a PC.
・Annals of Tourism Research
・Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing
・Journal of Travel Research
You can read magazine “Tabi”（1924-） and “Tourist”（1913-） published by the Japan Tourist Bureau on a PC.
There are a lot of information about travel in Japan and all over the world.
Display case it introduced the history of Japan Travel Bureau Foundation and our research progress.
There are journals, statistical materials, rare books,guidebooks and other books in addition to tourism research and regional research materials.