Haruo UshibaDirector and Senior Analyst, 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.
Japan Online Travel Overview Seventh EditionCategory: 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 EditionCategory: 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 ReportCategory: 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...