Our team of 29 researchers engage in daily research activities to present original ideas for both academic and practical use while seeking to satisfy ‘public service value’, ‘academic value’ and ‘practical value’.
Tatsuo TERASAKITourism Research Dept.
Main FocusManagement of natural destination/Sustainable Tourism/Eco tourism/Evaluation of tourism resources/Traveller trends
Hideo SHIOYA Ph.D.Tourism Research Dept.
Main FocusTourism Statistics/Economic Effect/Inbound/Tourism financing/History of travel market
Yuichi YAMADA Ph.D.Tourism Research Dept.
Main FocusDestination branding
Kiyoyoshi YOSHIZAWAIntelligence and Communication Center for Tourism Culture
Main FocusRegional revitalisation through tourism and cultural exchanges/Hot spring area revitalisation/Barrier-free in destination/Planning and operation of human resource (HR) development training
Senior Visiting Fellow
Main FocusDestination management and plan execution for cities and regions whose livelihood heavily relies on tourist resorts, a tourism plan, a tourism vision, Destination management, Tourism policy, tourist town planning and revitalisation of hot spring area.
Mihoko AIZAWATourism Research Dept.
Main FocusTravel market analysis/Tourism information
Hinako IWASAKITourism Research Dept.
Main FocusHR development for tourist regions/Tourism industry/Tourism strategies and plans