|It's time to be active:
Finally we have a summer-like weather here in Estonia. Our
team is pleased to hear from many of you that you enjoyed a great
midsumer weekend and the Song Festival.
month of July is packed with festivities in Japan as well. To
start off there is Tanabata - a celebration of Vega the princess and
Altair the prince can meet once a year over the Milky Way which
separates the couple.
In this issue we would like to shed a
light on the businesses which are based on those who visit the region.
Tourism is a growing sector and the news reports state that the
hospitality business is constantly enjoying high occupancy rate even in
the low season. JECC is not only looking at the hospitality
sector but also other tourism and leisure related businesses such as
transport, gastronomic establishments, breweries, distilleries, sport /
culture / nature / health-related activities and so on who wish to
connect with the hospitality sector and the travel agencies who arrange
We have been in touch with several
Japanese travel agents, publishers, universities, sport federations and
so forth in order to determine what they are looking for from the
potential Estonian partners. Some of you may have already
been enjoying a well-established connection between your Japanese
clients and have gained a lot of know-how while to many
businesses this is still like moving into uncharted territory.
Focusing on Tourism:
is partnering up with the Japanese travel agencies in order to assist
Estonian tourism related businesses to make the most out of the curious
visitors who wish to experience this country to the full extent.
so many advantages of promoting your services to the Japanese tourists
as they are generally polite, clean, adaptable, curious, have respect
for the local customs, punctual, positive, grateful, generous, easy to
However Estonia being a day trip destination from
Helsinki the local tourism sector is not benefiting enough. JECC
is here to offer assistance, with a help of the Japanese travel
agencies, to the Estonian tourism related businesses regardless of
A wide range of businesses will benefit:
hospitality/accommodation (hotels, B&B, farm stay businesses, spa
and health resorts, country lodges, home stay services etc.)
transport (intercity bus companies, river/lake cruise businesses,
rental cars and caravans, fishing boats, yachts, hot air balloons,
aerial tour operators, ferry services, shuttle bus companies,
charter bus companies, mini tour bus companies etc.)
- gastronomic (restaurants, fruit/honey farms, ice cream factories, breweries, distilleries etc.)
recreation/sport (country clubs, stables, rental canoe businesses, ski
and skating facilities camping tour operators, bird watching tour
- ceremonial and events (wedding services, photography/film makers, honeymoon tour operators, folk music festivals etc.)
- also many other businesses and their partners.
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New Member: Hot Holiday Pty. Ltd.
We are pleased to announce our new member: Hot Holiday Pty. Ltd.
online travel agency has been catering for the Japanese customers for
their optional tour needs. The company has branches in Tokyo (Japan),
Sydney, Cairns (Australia), Dubai (UAE) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). The
company is now looking for contacts and partners in Estonia and the
neighbouring countries. The company is also interested in creating a
dedicated page for this region. If you wish to know more about this company please contact JECC.
is a not-for-profit association of businesses engaged in trading with
Japan. JECC is also a place where Estonian businesses - who are not
necessarily looking at the Japanese market - can also help fellow
Estonian businesses with their expertise. For more information please write us.
MTÜ the Japanese
- Estonian Chamber of Commerce (JECC), registrikood 80365394, is a
not-for-profit non-governmental association of businesses,
organisations and individuals operating with the membership fees.
日本 - エストニア 商工会議所 (JECC)は非政府の非営利団体として皆様からの会費によって運営されています。