On 30th August 2010 in the framework of GUAM-Japan cooperation the periodical meeting on tourism took place in GUAM Secretariat.
GUAM Secretary General Mr. V.Chechelashvili, Program Coordinator Mr. S.Temirov, Head of Division Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine Mr. A.Shenin, representative of touristic company “Hermes Travel” Ms. G.Osipenko, representatives of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of GeorgiaMs. I. Lomidze, Georgia touristic administration Ms. R.Mamatsashvili and touristic company “Vanilla Sky” Ms. M.Ramishvili (through videoconference) took part in a meeting. Japanese Side was presented by representatives of Japan Embassy in Ukraine Mr. D.Kitade, Japanese International Cooperation Agencies Ms. Y.Doi and Evolutional Tourism Institute professor Mr. T.Kobayashi.
Japanese representatives informed participants about results of their trips to the Republic of Azerbaijan and Ukraine and gave their recommendations for improvement of touristic product for attracting Japanese tourists. During the meeting following matters were discussed: implementation of Action Plan for developing of common touristic product adopted during the meeting of GUAM Working Group on Tourism at the level of the Heads of respective Institutions (24-25th June 2010, Baku), joint participation of GUAM travel agencies to the Japanese World Travel Fair JATA WTF 2010 (24-26th September, Tokyo), content, timing and format of oncoming Tourist Training Seminar in Japan, Agenda of the next Meeting of Working Group on Tourism.