Jarman International CEO, Ruth Marie Jarman, discussed the growth of tourism in Japan with Ryan Takeshita, the Chief Global Editor and Vice President at PIVOT, an innovative Tokyo-based media startup

Jarman International CEO, Ruth Marie Jarman, discussed the growth of tourism in Japan with Ryan Takeshita, the Chief Global Editor and Vice President at PIVOT, an innovative Tokyo-based media startupOn May 14th, Jarman International CEO, Ruth Marie Jarman, sat down with Ryan Takeshita who is the Chief Global Editor and Vice President at PIVOT (1.6+ million subscribers on their YouTube channel) to record two podcast episodes (one in English and the other in Japanese) about a variety of Japan-related topics. From the concept of reading the air (a notable aspect of the Japanese communication style) and implications of the growing tourism industry, to what makes it hard to penetrate the local market, Ruth and Ryan dive into a discussion that will surely intrigue anyone interested in better understanding the business landscape in Japan. 

Jarman International CEO, Ruth Marie Jarman, discussed the growth of tourism in Japan with Ryan Takeshita, the Chief Global Editor and Vice President at PIVOT, an innovative Tokyo-based media startupWith previous experience as the Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost Japan (22+ million monthly unique website visitors) for five years, Ryan knows how to masterfully tackle an array of subjects from art and culture in the digital sphere to sustainability, LGBTQ+ topics and gender equality. This combined with Ruth’s expertise in Japan’s inbound tourism and unique perspective as an American female entrepreneur who has been in the country for 30+ years, makes for a podcast that is absolutely worth a listen.

The two episodes are scheduled for release in June. Stay tuned!