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

Second round of winners for JNTO’s specialist program 

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

The JNTO launched the travel agent incentive in October 2021 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 JNTO e-Learning program is available in both French and English and the list of winners includes participants from both versions of the program.

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.

All eight winners for November 2021 won a $100 Amazon e-gift card: Stacy Racz (Wakarimax); Michelle Watt (Fareconnect); Erlinda Tan (Centre Holidays); Chris Steedman (Fareconnect); Gregory Bendus (Preston Travel Center); Dominique Florent (Voyage Régence); Louise Letourneau (Le Voyagiste de Québec); and Annie Poulin (

For more details or to register for the program see