With the New Yr approaching, EXO’s Japan Staff has simply held our conventional Bonenkai (finish of the 12 months occasion) at Kimpton Lodge in Shinjuku. Since most of our workers earn a living from home on a rotating foundation, and a few reside in numerous components of the nation, it was an awesome alternative to see everybody in individual and meet the various new faces of our rising crew.
Talking of rising, our Tokyo headquarters has just lately expanded with the acquisition of an extra flooring. Guests can now meet with EXO workers in a brand new, upscale atmosphere that features engaging assembly areas and lounges. Cease by in the event you’re in Tokyo!
But at the same time as we develop, the extraordinarily excessive demand in Japan does too, and we just lately introduced a stop-sell for the spring 2024 season. That is as a result of vital lack of manpower and availability that many suppliers and lodging are anticipated to face in the course of the 2024 peak cherry blossom season.
We don’t take these stop-sells calmly, and are devoted to constructing our crew and increasing our provide chain to welcome our visitors, as we don’t see issues slowing down anytime quickly!
In October, the variety of vacationer visiting Japan reached the pre-pandemic stage, and it was with out the Chinese language tourism that has solely simply restarted. The scenario on the bottom continues to be tough, with a scarcity of guides, personal transportation, and lodging as we attain our most capability to ensure a top quality of service.
Our President and a few of our managers and crew leaders joined a really attention-grabbing FAM journey alongside the well-known pilgrimage route of the Kumano Kodo. It was the right alternative to get conversant in an space that’s rising in reputation, and arguably fairly tough to coordinate logistically. We at the moment are in a position to present higher info and logistics to purchasers within the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage.
EXO Journey Japan will stay closes for the New Yr Vacation from thirtieth December 2023 to third January 2024. Buyer Care and emergency assistant for purchasers on the bottom will stay energetic and our workplace will reopen as common on Thursday 4 January, 2024.