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

Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition

Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: October 2015 Analysts: Maggie Rauch, Charlie Li, Coney Dongre, Haruo Ushiba, Karen Burka, Chetan Kapoor, Deepak Jain US $1,995

Despite considerable political and economic pressures, the Asia Pacific (APAC) region maintained its lead as the world’s largest travel market in 2014, accounting for 30% of global travel market...

Japan Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition: Inbound on the Rebound

Japan Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition: Inbound on the Rebound

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: September 2015 Analysts: Haruo Ushiba, Karen Burka, Deepak Jain, Maggie Rauch US $995

Despite domestic travel flagging in the face of a lukewarm economy, Japan’s travel market posted its second straight year of 6% growth in local currency terms in 2014. Thanks to aggressive online...

Japan Online Travel Overview Seventh Edition

Japan Online Travel Overview Seventh Edition

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: September 2014 Analysts: Deepak Jain, Haruo Ushiba, Chetan Kapoor, Maggie Rauch US $995

While gross bookings for Japan's total travel market grew 7% in local currency terms in 2013, a weakened yen translated this uptick into declines in dollar terms, causing the market to slide...

Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Sixth Edition

Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Sixth Edition

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: October 2013 Analysts: Chetan Kapoor, Charlie Li, Haruo Ushiba, Deepak Jain, Douglas Quinby, Maggie Rauch US $1,795

After gliding unscathed through the global financial crisis, Asia Pacific has become the world's largest regional travel market. In like fashion, China eclipsed Japan in 2012 as the highest-grossing...

Japan Online Travel Overview Report

Japan Online Travel Overview Report

Category: Market Overview & Sizing Published: March 2013 Analysts: Haruo Ushiba, Deepak Jain, Maggie Rauch US $1,095

Japan ceded its leadership of the Asia Pacific travel market to China in 2012, and it will remain the regional runner-up for the foreseeable future. But as the country makes slow, steady progress toward...

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