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Subsidy System by the Local Governments in San’in
(Tottori and Shimane)

Tottori prefecture subsidy system

[1] Inbound Charter Flight Support

■Eligible Parties

Airline Company /Travel agency

■Requirements

International chartered flight from China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, the Primorsky Territory, Thailand, etc. and international tours arriving in either Yonago airport or Tottori airport.
Minimum of one night stay within Tottori.

■Support Details
  1. Airline Company :
    3/4 of the amount of the total landing fee(cost of the landing fee, noise fee, conservation fee, and use of navigational support facilities fee)
    (Implemented in conjunction with below subsidy to travel agency)
    *Maximum of 200,000 yen per landing
  2. Travel agency :
    5,000 yen per customer participating in a tour with more than one night in a lodging facility within Tottori Prefecture
    (Implemented in conjunction with above subsidy to airline company)
    *Maximum of 1,000,000 yen per inbound aircraft.
■Additional support for continuous charters

More than 3 landings per month

■Support Details

Support for airport terminal building usage fee
*Maximum of 1,000,000 yen per month

■Source of Support

Tottori Prefectural Subsidies

■Contact Information

Tottori Tourism and Exchange Bureau International Tourism Attraction Division
TEL +81-857-26-7221 FAX +81-857-26-8308
E-mail

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*The outline of the outbound charter flight support will respond by inquiry

[2] Program to Promote Overseas Tourism to Tottori Prefecture

■Eligible Parties

Travel agencies

■Requirement

Subsidies for the below expenses will be provided to travel agencies that engage in promoting the development and sales of tourism programs for overseas visitors within Tottori Prefecture.

■Subsidy Details
  1. Operating FAM tours, etc.
  2. Advertising travel products
  3. Creating sales promotion tools
  4. Broadcasting on cable TV home shopping programs
  5. Implementing promotion using the website of one’s own company
  6. Cycling tour expenses
  7. Walking tour expenses
  8. Bus rental expenses

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■Contact Information

Tottori Tourism and Exchange Bureau International Tourism Attraction Division
TEL +81-857-26-7221 FAX +81-857-26-8308
E-mail

Shimane prefecture subsidy system

[1] Chartered Buses

Assistance with a portion of expenses for travel agencies using charter buses and have accommodations within Shimane.

■Eligible Applicants

Any travel agency conducting group tours to Japan from Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, America, Australia and New Zealand.

■Terms and Conditions
  1. Tours to Japan must be from Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, America, Australia and New Zealand. Charter buses must be used for transportation within Shimane Prefecture.
  2. At least one night of accommodations within Shimane Prefecture.
  3. 15 passengers or more on each charter bus must have foreign citizenship.
    *group minimum of 10 is allowed for first time applicants.
■Subsidy Amount
  • 50,000 JPY per each charter bus
■Contact Information

Shimane Prefectural Government Tourism Promotion Division
TEL +81-852-22-6298 FAX +81-852-22-5580
E-mail

[2] Group tours within Matsue

Assistance with lodging accommodations within Matsue for travel agencies offering group tours from overseas.

■Eligible Applicants

Any travel agency planning, coordinating and conducting tour groups to Japan.

■Terms and Conditions
  1. Non-Japanese nationals with a primary purpose of sightseeing within Matsue.
  2. 1 tour has a minimum of 15 people.
  3. Minimum of one night stay in Matsue.
  4. Not receiving subsidies from other lodging accommodations.
■Subsidy Amount
  • 2,000 JPY per person per night
  • *Limit of 3 nights
  • *Maximum of 3,000,000 JPY per individual tour company
■Contact Information

Matsue International Tourism Division
TEL +81-852-55-5633 FAX +81-852-55-5550
E-mail

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[3] Group tours within Izumo

Assistance with lodging accommodations within Izumo for overseas-marketed group tours departing and returning overseas.

■Eligible Applicants

Any travel agency planning, coordinating and conducting tour groups to Japan.

■Terms and Conditions
  1. 1 tour has a minimum of 10 people.
  2. Lodging in Izumo on purpose to sightsee in Izumo.
  3. Not receiving any other subsides from any other accommodations.
■Subsidy Amount

3,000 JPY per person per night

■Contact Information

Izumo International Exchange Promotion Division
TEL +81-853-21-6588 FAX +81-853-21-6585
E-mail

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[4] Group tours within Unnan area

■Eligible Applicants

Any travel agency planning, coordinating and conducting tour groups to Japan.

■Terms and Conditions
  1. 1 tour has a minimum of 10 people.
    *Tour guides, bus driver, and infants are not included
  2. With the purpose of sightseeing, staying for more than one night at official accommodations within the Unnan area (Unnan-shi, Okuizumo-cho, Iinan-cho).
  3. With the purpose of sightseeing, they must use the charter bus and visit at least two tourist attractions with the Unnan area (Unnan-shi, Okuizumo-cho, Iinan-cho).
    *visiting a tourist attraction is defined as entering the facility, touring, souvenir shopping, eating, receiving some kind of service, etc. Rest stops are not included as a tourist attraction.
■Subsidy Amount
  • 2,000 JPY per person per night
    *If the cost of accommodations is less than 2,000 JPY, the subsidy amount will be the cost of accommodations. Please confirm subsidy amount with Unnan Tourism Network Association.
  • 30,000 JPY per charter bus.
    – Subsidy Process
    1. Subsidy application must be submitted before tour departure.
       *Travel itinerary and participant roster must be sent in with application
    2. Upon reviewing the application, we will send a confirmation of approval for the subsidy.
    3. Please make copies of the approval notice and submit them at each applicable location.
    4. Complete and submit the performance report upon the end of the tour.
       *Travel itinerary report, participant roster report, proof of accommodation, proof of visit to visited tourist attractions, and documents showing charter bus usage must be included.
    – Payment of Subsidy
    Unnan Tourism Network Association will directly pay the subsidy to applicable locations.
■Contact Information

Unnan Tourism Network Association Office
(Unnan Wide Area Union Planning Division)
TEL +81-854-47-7341 FAX +81-854-42-1911
E-mail

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