Tokyo 2020

As we are starting the countdown to the Olympics and Paralympics in July 2020, a number of challenges arise. One of the most concerning topics is the heat. Japan has an extreme climate and while winters are very dry and very cold with heavy snow in the north, summer is marked by a moonsoon (tsuyu […]

Tokyo 2020 – prepwork

Did you know that Tozai metro line “enjoys” a 200% occupancy during peak hours in Tokyo each morning. I usually take the Ginza line on Thursdays and Fridays and it is a squeeze in game with white gloves young platform employees “helping” to fit in. so, Tokyo is thinking about how to address the matter […]

Tokyo 2020

Yesterday, Japan announced the torch tour in 2020 and it will be great to see this go around all 47 prefectures, starting from the Fukushima prefecture on March 27, 4 major sponsors are giving the opportunity to be a torch bearer and will open site for applications on June 17. Talking to a friend abroad […]

MICE build-up: Yokohama seeks edge for Olympics and rugby – Japan Today

Despite being a crucial gateway to Japan since having been designated a treaty port during the Edo period, Yokohama has nonetheless lived in the shadow of neighbouring Tokyo in terms of its global reputation. That, however, looks to be changing. Major events, such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the 2019 Rugby […]