G20 Tourism Ministers' Meeting 2019 Happening in Kutchan, Hokkaido

Sep 05, 2019

Have you heard of the latest news in Niseko yet? If not, brace yourself and read on.

This October 2019, the G20 Tourism Ministers' meeting is going to be held in Kutchan, Hokkaido. You read that right! Kutchan has been chosen to host this meeting because of its beauty and world-class tourist attractions!

The G20 Ministers' meeting is an international conference on financial markets and the world economy which happens annually. This meeting is participated by leaders of the G7 countries (France, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada, and the European Union) as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Republic of South Africa and Turkey.

Kutchan, Hokkaido

Who wouldn't love Kutchan? We are so excited for the G20 Tourism Ministers' meeting mainly because we know that everyone would have a great time exploring and discovering the beauty of Hokkaido.

If you haven't been to Kutchan yet, it is a small, beautiful town located two and a half hours by car from the New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido. It is known as one of Japan's top ski resorts and is globally recognized for its high-quality powder snow and scenic landscapes.

Besides skiing, it also offers a wide variety of outdoor activities all throughout the year which includes rafting, golfing, and cycling in the summer.

What makes Kutchan a great place for everyone, besides its physical beauty and the exciting experiences it offers, is the hospitality its locals give towards foreign visitors. Locals have made it sure that all tourists are able to coexist in local society. This makes Kutchan a perfect host for the G20 Tourism Ministers' meeting!

​Learn more about Kutchan by watching the video below: