Third round of winners for JNTO’s specialist program 
Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Sapporo, Japan

First round of winners announced for JNTO’s specialist program 

TORONTO — The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has announced the first round of winners in its gift card giveaway.

The JNTO launched the travel agent incentive last month as part of its Japan Travel Specialist Online Certification Program.

Agents are invited to deepen their knowledge of Japan and qualify to win a $100 gift card.

The program was created and designed specifically for travel agents, and is available in two levels: Japan Travel Advisor and Japan Travel Specialist. Courses are available in both English and French.

Agents who complete both courses in full will be entered to win a $100 gift card. Gift cards will be awarded each month until the end of February 2022. Participating agents will also receive an exclusive certificate and priority invitation to Japan tourism events and seminars.

Here are the winners for October 2021. All eight won a $100 Amazon e-gift card …

  • Caroline Racine (Vasco beauport et la Côte)
  • Ismael Tan (Centre Holidays)
  • Ricky Poon (One Dream Travel)
  • Jivek  Narang
  • Mirissa Jackson (Riding with Rissa Travels)
  • Vincent  Bolduc (Espace Select)
  • Denise  Lambert (SolSya)
  • Danielle Desy (Voyages Terre & Monde)

For more details or to register for the program see

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