Company History

2005

Sep.HANATOUR JAPAN(Co., Ltd.) founded

Sep.Joined Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)

Nov.Registered as Tourism Agency Travel Industry Type 1

Dec.Selected for Japan Council of Travel Agents for Chinese Visitors

2006

Sep.Opened Kyushu sales office

2007

Apr.Acquired official passenger agency license from the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

May.Acquired YUAI KANKO BUS (Ltd.) as a subsidiary

2008

Oct.Started wholesale of air tickets

2009

Jul.Opened Osaka sales office

Jul.Opened special site for Japanese inn reservations (www.japanryokan.net)

2010

Jul.Special hotel reservations for FIT (Free Independent Traveler) Achieved 10,000 rooms in a month

Oct.Opened Haneda Airport Information Counter

2012

Jun.Opened Hokkaido sales office

2013

May.Founded AllegroxTM Hotel Management (Co., Ltd.)

Jun.Absorbed Hanatour International Japan (Co., Ltd.) in a merger

Jul.Special hotel reservations for FIT Achieved 20,000 rooms in a month

2014

Jan.Started operating Kurukuru Bus

May.Opened STAR SHOP Fukuoka store

Dec.Opened Okinawa sales office

Dec.Started operating Kurukuru Car Rental

2015

Jan.Opened Kansai Airport counter

Apr.Opened Tmark City Hotel Sapporo

Nov.Relaunched Japanryokan.net

2016

Apr.Opened STAR SHOP Osaka store

Apr.Opened YUAI KANKO BUS Hokkaido sales office

Nov.Opened YUAI KANKO BUS Kyushu sales office

2017

Jan.Opened YUAI KANKO BUS Okinawa sales office

Jan.Founded Hanatour Japan System Vietnam (Co., Ltd.)

Feb.Opened India liaison office

Apr.Opened STAR SHOP Sapporo store

Apr.YUAI KANKO BUS (Ltd.) The Japan Bus Association "Safety Evaluation" Certification

Dec.HANATOUR JAPAN (Co., Ltd.) listed on the TSE's Mothers market

2018

Jan.Opened a reservation management system for hotel of B to B (JAPAN TOMARU)

Jan.Opened ticket sales site (www.japantopken.com)

Mar.YUAI KANKO BUS (Co., Ltd.) has been reorganized from a limited company to a stock company.

Jul.Opened Tmark City Hotel Tokyo Omori