The Akan Adventure Tourism Corp. was established to create, promote, and market activities that target Japanese and overseas tourists in the adventure-tourism segment, with the goal of attracting overnight visitors by using the world-class natural resources of the Lake Akan Hot Spring and its surrounding area. As a company providing guidance to this region with earning potential (that is, creating and maintaining business models, increasing employment and the population, and creating resources for destination marketing organizations (DMO) who do not rely completely on the government), we aim to maximize the value of the Lake Akan Hot Spring (by finding clients who highly value the magic of the Lake Akan Hot Spring, or, in other words, by creating activities that target adventure tourists seeking high-value-added adventures).

Name of Organization
Akan Adventure Tourism Co., Ltd.
Location of Head Office
2-6-20 Akanko Onsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido, JAPAN
(Within the Akan Tourism Association & Community Development Organization)
Major Shareholders
Lake Akan Hot Spring Ryokan Investment Association, JTB,
Akan Tourism Association & Community Development Organization,
Japan Airlines, Development Bank of Japan, etc.
Representative Director
Masayuki Onishi (part-time director)
4.5 million yen in capital, 4.5 million in capital reserve, 391 million in capital surplus (net assets of 400 million yen)
Date of Establishment
April 2, 2018
Utilizing Akan’s night forest, which has global appeal, and increasing the number of overnight visitors (i.e., developing and managing entertaining activities)
Creating and managing digital-arts entertainment in Akan’s night forest that is experienced by walking through the forest, through cooperating with an international, open-air-digital-arts production company
Developing a profitable business in connection with the above (i.e., ticket sales, developing merchandise, and engaging in other such business that involves cooperating with local enterprises and shopping districts)
Developing and managing guided tours/overnight-stay programs for adventure tourism, which is at the core of the international brand “Akan Lake Resort”
Business related to Marimo (i.e., guided tours of natural habitats); guided tours of Mount Hakuto trails
Developing, commodifying, and marketing adventure tourism activities

Akan Adventure Tourism Corp.

2-6-20 Akanko Onsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido, JAPAN
Tel: +81-154-65-7121 Fax: +81-154-67-3024