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Message from the Chairman


"Shinjuku Convention & Visitors Bureau" was reborn in April 2014 after positive dissolution of "Shinjuku-ku Tourism Association," which had been working on tourism in Shinjuku since 1956. The Tourism Division in The Shinjuku Foundation for Creation of Future and sightseeing business conducted by Shinjuku-ku were integrated at that time.

  

As a city, Shinjuku-ku embraces and accepts abundant diversity. There are many attractive areas within the Ward. We have the area around Shinjuku Station, which is known as a huge terminal and a commercial cluster district, "Nishi-Shinjuku," a business district with a lot of skyscrapers, "Kabuki-cho," one of the world' s largest entertainment districts, and other areas such as "Yotsuya," "Ushigome-Kagurazaka," "Waseda," "Takadanobaba," "Okubo," and "Ochiai." In addition, litterateurs and artists from the Showa, Taisho, and Meiji era spent their time in this city. For example, there were Soseki Natsume, Yagumo Koizumi, Fumiko Hayashi, and Yuzo Saeki. Thus, Shinjuku-ku has been coloured by its tangible/intangible cultural heritages, the local dyeing and printing industries, and memories of its historically good old times.

  

Today, it still attracts many people and has been blessed with the bustling and the vitality.

In order to be developed as a city filled with creativity, we would like to continue to cooperate with everyone beyond the framework of locals and companies.

  

We are going to make an international tourist city by gathering all the power of Shinjuku. Thus, your help and support are sincerely appreciated and we would like you to agree with the idea and become our member.

Board of Directors

Chairman

Hiroshi Onishi

Director, Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings

Vice-Chairman

Shinkichi Omuro

The President, Shinjuku City Federation of Stores Association

Vice-Chairman

Kichitaro Takano

The President, The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Shinjuku Chapter
CEO, Shinjuku Takano

Managing Director

Tetsuya Furukawa

Isetan Mitsukoshi Co., Ltd.

Director

Yoshiaki Arai

CEO, LUMINE Co., Ltd.

Director

Yorihiko Osuga

Director and Senior Adviser, Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

Director

Hideo Osaki

Senior Adviser, Shinjuku-ku Community Association

Director

Tsutomu Takenouchi

CEO, Kawase Real Estate Co., Ltd.

The President, Shinjuku Ohdoori Shopping District Promotion Association 

Director

Hideto Nagaki

The Chairman, The Shinjuku Foundation for Creation of Future

Director

Noriyuki Noguchi

Auditor

Shigeru Yamato

Councillor, Japan Council of Performers Rights & Performing Arts Organizations

Auditor

Kunikazu Akishige

Part-time Adviser, Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Adviser

Kenichi Yoshizumi

Mayor of Shinjuku-ku

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