In 2015, travel agencies in Japan handled the total amount 2.19 trillion yen of overseas trips, according to Nikkei press. JTB (formerly known as Japan Tourist Bureau) had the biggest market share. A new comer H.I.S., founded in 1980, chases JTB. Traditional agencies which have more than 50 year history, took from 3rd place to 5th place (Hankyu, KNT, and Nippon travel).
Figure : 2015 Market Share of Travel Agency (in terms of International Trip), Japan
|Agency||Market share (%)|
|Kinki Nippon Tourist||7.1|
Source is Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, the article on 2016 July 25th.