Journey to Chubu: Shizuoka with the Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC)
Continue your journey through the prefectures of Japan with Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC) 's first "Journey" event of the new year: Journey to Chubu: Shizuoka on Thursday, January 19th from 6-7 pm CST!
About the Event
Shizuoka Prefecture is conveniently located on Japan’s Pacific coast between Tokyo and Nagoya. Learn about wellness experiences including green tea, wasabi, and numerous traditional hot spring spa resorts. Hear about outdoor adventure experiences in this off-the-beaten path Mt Fuji region. Study historical sites and cultural experiences that have been core to the formation of today’s Japanese nation.
About the Speaker
Tony Everitt has been Tourism Shizuoka Japan’s Strategic Advisor for 6 years. He has 30 years’ experience in marketing and developing Asia Pacific visitor destinations, including executive roles with Tourism New Zealand and Tourism Australia, and CEO of South Pacific Tourism Organisation (based Fiji) and Destination Queenstown (NZ). Tony has now settled in the eastern-Shizuoka sea-side hot spring resort of Atami.