About Us

FORWARD

Canada and Japan! In the first place, two People of two nations can achieve mutual understanding by an active exchange which will help to overcome differences in background resulting from their individual histories, culture, political structures, economic systems, and other. Therefore, we, Kintetsu International Express (Canada) Inc., are honored to play an important role between countries to reach the goal of closer mutual understanding.

On the one hand, we intend to increase the number of visitors from Japan to Canada through its parent company, KNT-CT Holdings Co., Ltd. (Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. and Club Tourism International Inc.). In this regard, we arrange the accommodation, transportation, meals, tour guides and other needs for Japanese visitors so that their mission in Canada will go smoothly. In addition, KNT-CT Holdings is the leading travel organization in Japan with its overseas travelers growing to over 1 million. Surely, more than 7,000 staff of approximately 200 branches located nationwide handle the planning and sales of global travel including Canada.

Presently, Kintetsu International Express (Canada) Inc., with its main operation in the Toronto area, serves Canadian and Japanese clients by planning and selling group and package tours, arranging airline tickets and Japan Rail passes, etc. In conclusion, our goal is to encourage a maximum number of Canadian people to increase their knowledge of Japan.

Sincerely,
President

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

1. MARKETING AND PROMOTING CANADIAN TOURS TO THE JAPANESE MARKET
Firstly, we provide our parent company in Japan (KNT-CT Holdings Co., Ltd.) with Canadian travel information and offer attractive tour plans. Moreover, KNT-CT Holdings promotes these throughout Japan using their nationwide operation network. As a result, they are enabling us to participate in promoting Canadian tourism to Japanese overseas travel market.

2. LOOKING AFTER INBOUND TOURISTS FROM JAPAN (INBOUND OPERATIONS)
Secondly, we make wide range of arrangements for Japanese tourists sent by KNT-CT Holdings. Therefore, during their stay in Canada, we organize hotels, restaurants, transportations, Japanese tour guides and etc. Surely, all of these arrangements are made through our worldwide communication network connecting KNT-CT Holdings and its supportive KIE offices.

3. LOOKING AFTER OUTBOUND TOURISTS FROM CANADA (OUTBOUND OPERATIONS)
Thirdly, and most importantly, we provide all-around services to Canadian people, Japanese or Japan related business communities in Canada. Frequently, we are issuing airline tickets, providing package tours, planning incentive group tours, and other travel related services.

4. COOPERATING WITH AND SUPPORTING CANADIAN TOURISM AUTHORITIES

In addition, we offer Japanese overseas travel information to Canadian tourism authorities, such as Canadian tourism organizations, hotels and bus companies etc. Also, we provide appropriate advice on the type of hospitality by Japanese tourists. On the other hand, Canadian authorities provide us up-to-date information and ideas on planning high quality tours in Canada. Thus, we cooperate with each other in promoting Canadian tours to the Japanese market. With mutual cooperation among all Japanese tour companies in Canada, we make efforts to create safe and enjoyable arrangements for Japanese tourists in Canada.

 

CORPORATE PROFILE

Kintetsu International Express (Canada) Inc.
Head Quarter and Vancouver Branch

1140 West Pender Street, Suite 910, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA V6E 4G1
Head Quarter: Tel: (604) 638-9300   Fax: (604) 688-7725
Vancouver Branch:      Tel: (604) 638-9400   Fax: (604) 685-8100

Vancouver office of Kintetsu International

Toronto Branch
1450 Meyerside Drive, Suite 305, Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA L5T 2N5
Outbound: Tel: (905) 670-8710   Fax: (905) 670-9296
Inbound:    Tel: (905) 670-8737   Fax: (905) 670-9296


Toronto office of Kintetsu International

HISTORY

Apr. 1989

Kintetsu International Express (U.S.A.) Inc. Vancouver branch established

Sep. 1990

Kintetsu International Express (U.S.A.) Inc. Toronto branch established

July 1993

Kintetsu International Express (Canada) Inc. established

 

KNT-CT HOLDINGS CO., LTD.

  • Club Tourism International Inc.

  • Hokkaido area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Hokkaido Co., Ltd.

  • Tohoku area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Tohoku Co., Ltd.

  • Kanto area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Kanto Co., Ltd.

  • Metropolitan area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Metropolitan Co., Ltd.

  • Chubu area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Chubu Co., Ltd.

  • Kansai area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Kansai Co., Ltd.

  • Chugoku-Shikoku area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Chugoku-Shikoku Co., Ltd.

  • Kyushu area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Kyushu Co., Ltd.

  • Kinki Nippon Tourist Corporate Business Co., Ltd.

  • KNT-CT Global Travel Co., Ltd.

  • KNT-CT Web Travel Co., Ltd.

  • UNITED TOURS Co., Ltd.

  • Okinawa area : Kinki Nippon Tourist Okinawa Co., Ltd.

  • Sanki Travel Service Co., Ltd.

    34 companies in total

 

KINTETSU GROUP OF COMPANIES

  • Rail Road

  • Transportation (bus & taxi)

  • Cargo (Air, Sea & Land)

  • Tourism

  • Hotel Management & Restaurant operations

  • Real Estate & Resort Development

  • Advertisement & Media Planning

  • Department Stores

    other

Kintetsu International Express (Canada) Inc., Toronto Branch
1450 Meyerside Drive, Suite 305,

Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5T 2N5
Tel: (905) 670-8710

- Canadian subsidiary of KNT, Kinki Nippon Tourist, Co., Ltd. -