Analyst Haruo Ushiba

Haruo Ushiba

Director and Senior Analyst, JapanHaruo Ushiba

Tokyo Japan

With more than 40 years of experience in the Japanese travel industry, Mr. Ushiba will broaden Phocuswright’s reach into Asia. Along with analysis of the Japanese travel marketplace, Haruo will increase Phocuswright’s brand awareness in the region with syndicated and custom research sales. He is a founding member of the Japan Aviation Management Research (JAMR), whose aim is to look into the future of the airline business as it enters a new era of globalization. Haruo has been in various management positions with JAL Group throughout his career. He holds a B.A. in commerce from Keio University.

Areas of Research
Haruo's depth of experience and expertise are unmatched in the Japanese travel industry. He has a particularly keen understanding of the airline industry in Japan and across Asia.

Travel Research From Haruo Ushiba

Japan Travel Market 2020-2024: By the Numbers

Japan Travel Market 2020-2024: By the Numbers

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: June 2021 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Haruo Ushiba

As with every major travel market, Japan's travel industry has been deeply affected by the pandemic. While initially stable and permitting of domestic travel, several coronavirus case infection waves...

Japan Travel Market Report 2020-2024

Japan Travel Market Report 2020-2024

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: June 2021 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Haruo Ushiba US $795

The Japan travel market faces significant challenges, following a year of pandemic-related lockdowns and restrictions. While the nation was originally lauded for its handling of the outbreak, subsequent...

Japan Interactive Charts

Japan Interactive Charts

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: May 2021 Analysts: Coney Dongre, Haruo Ushiba

This product includes key market sizing data featured in Phocuswright’s Japan Travel Market Report 2020-2024, presented in a visually interactive, customizable format.

Japan Online Travel 2019: By the Numbers

Japan Online Travel 2019: By the Numbers

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: March 2019 Analysts: Haruo Ushiba, Coney Dongre, Deepak Jain, Maggie Rauch

Japan remains the second-largest travel market in APAC, well behind China, but is more than three times the size of India as well as Australia/New Zealand (ANZ). Market growth will accelerate to nearly...

Japan Online Travel 2019: Key Developments

Japan Online Travel 2019: Key Developments

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: March 2019 Analysts: Haruo Ushiba, Cathy Walsh, Coney Dongre, Deepak Jain, Maggie Rauch

Fueled partly by a surge in inbound travelers with a strong preference for digital booking, online travel bookings in Japan are growing more than twice as fast as the overall travel market. In addition,...

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