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Company History

1967 Establishment of the company in London, with an office in Tokyo, as a land operator for Japanese travelers in Europe
1972 The Tokyo office becomes Miki Tourist Company Limited Tokyo branch
1967-1975 Starting with Paris and Rome, setting up of a network of 15 offices throughout Europe
1974 Launch of Miki’s office computerization project
1976 Opening of Osaka office
1977 Launch of DTOS (Direct Tour Operation System) linking message and data transfer services between European offices and Japanese offices
Opening of office in Fukuoka
1983 Launch of OSCAR (Operation, Sales, Communication, Account, Rationalization) proprietary computer system project, to integrate all of Miki’s operations
1987 Celebration of Miki’s 20th anniversary
Appointment as GSA in Japan for ITALIATOUR SpA
1988 Incorporation of Miki’s Tokyo Branch as a Japanese company, MIKI TOURIST K.K.
Completion of OSCAR system
1988-1994 Opening of 9 additional branch offices in Europe (24 offices in total)
1989 Appointment of Miki’s founder, the late Shigetada Nakanishi, as General Secretary of the Japanese Committee for the Bicentenary of the French Revolution
Beginning of services to the USA, Canada and Oceania
Appointment as GSA in Japan for the Soccer World Cup, Italy
Opening of Nagoya office
1991 Appointment as GSA in Japan for the Rugby World Cup, England
Launching of MYU services for the Individual Traveler
1992 Celebration of Miki’s 25th anniversary
Appointment as Sales Partner in Japan of EURODISNEY RESORT HOTELS, France
Appointment as GSA - Far East for BORD FAILTE (the Irish Tourist Office) and AER LINGUS (an Irish Airline)
Establishment of MIKI TOURIST (ASIA) LTD. in Hong Kong for the Asian outbound market
1993 Launch of MYU SUPPORT SYSTEM for the Individual Traveler
Appointment as GSA in Japan for the Finnish passenger ferry operator VIKING LINE
1994 Launch of MYU online hotel reservation system (REX) for travel agents
1995 Appointment as GSA in Japan for ROYAL OLYMPIA CRUISES, Greece
1996 Appointment as GSA in Japan for CELEBRITY CRUISES, U.K.
Completion of proprietary hotel reservation system ZEUS
1997 Celebration of Miki’s 30th anniversary
Opening of sales offices in Sendai, North Kanto, Yokohama and Hiroshima
Opening of branch offices in Lisbon and Prague
1998 Appointment as GSA in Japan for ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL, USA
Opening of a branch office in Budapest
1999 Opening of MYU INFORMATION CENTRE, a consultation and information center for the Individual Traveler
2000 Opening of a branch office in Dublin
Launch of a comprehensive system review to increase operational efficiency
2001 Appointment as exclusive GSA in Japan for DISNEYLAND RESORT PARIS
Beginning of services to South Africa
2002 Celebration of Miki’s 35th anniversary
2003 Integration of WEB REX PLUS into our online reservation system for the individual traveler
Launch of FIT hotel sales for the US, Canada, Oceania, Asia
2001-2007 Expansion of our direct operation services from Japan to the Middle East and Africa
2007 Celebration of Miki Tourist’s 40th anniversary
2009 Opening of a branch office in Warsaw.
2010 Launch of hotel reservation system "MikiNet".
Selling the first from/to Japan cruise on the foreign ship, Shanghai&Hong Kong cruise on Legend of the Seas got the grand prize of "CRUISE OF THE YEAR 2010"
Beginning of service to India.
2011 Beginning of service to Hawaii.
Opening of satellite office in Shibuya.
2012 Opening of satellite office in Shinjuku. Opening of MYU TOKYO in Onarimon, a consultation and information center for the Individual Traveler
2013 Beginning of service to South America
2015 Beginning of service to Central America
2017 Celebration of Miki Tourist’s 50th anniversary

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