Fukuoka City named Japan’s second most popular destination for meetings


ASIA – The Japan National Tourist Organisation (JNTO) has ranked Fukuoka City as the country’s second most popular destination for meetings for the fourth consecutive year, according to its 2012 statistics and rankings.
Fukuoka City held a total of 252 meetings in 2012 and the number of delegates from international conventions held in the city increased by 80,000 from the previous year, amounting to 171,049 in  total. 
The city is set to host a number of international conventions including the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies – APRICOT 2015, the Congress of the International Communication Association 2016; and the Annual Convention of Lions Club International 2016, where 35,000 pax delegates are expected to converge in Fukuoka.
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