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79 Top Japanese Travel Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Travel companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Travel industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Travel Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Astroscale

Astroscale

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Astroscale was founded by an IT entrepreneur who proposed using a start-up mentality to address the business of orbital debris mitigation.

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Ispace Technologies

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Ispace Technologies is a space resource exploration company that locates, extracts, and delivers lunar ice to customers in cis-lunar space.

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GITAI

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GITAI is a robotics startup that develops remote controlled robots to replace astronaut’s operations in commercial space stations.

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ANA Holdings

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ANA Holdings is an air transportation business enterprise that offers unscheduled air passenger offerings and air courier services.

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Space Market

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Space Market is a service that can easily lend and borrow from conference rooms to uninhabited islands.

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ALE

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ALE is an outer space entertainment company creating artificial shooting stars and meteor showers on demand

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Bespoke

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Bespoke is a developer of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology dedicated to multilingual guest services.

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tripla

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Tripla provides IT services for various industries such as hotels, railways, travel related, restaurants, real estate, and apparel.

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BearTail

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BeatTail is a Japanese SaaS company providing travel and expense management services to businesses.

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Metro Engines

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Metro Engines calculates optimal room rates for each plan with different accommodation types, room sizes, meal, cash back, other benefits.

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atta

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Flight and accommodation metasearch that leverages big data and AI to predict future prices of flight tickets and accommodations

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ASOVIEW Inc.

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ASOVIEW Inc. is an online booking website that provides booking services for weekend leisure activities like skydiving and rafting.

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Ark Edge Space

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Ark Edge Space provides design, manufacturing & operational services for micro-satellites along with software solutions and consulting.

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AirX

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AirX is a management service company specializing in air transportation agency business and travel arrangement business.

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Al Travel

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Al Travel is a next-generation cloud-type business travel arrangement and management system (BTM).

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MagicPrice

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MagicPrice is an online service that compares prices of various hotels and inns.

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Concur Japan

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Concur Japan offers integrated travel and expense management solutions for cloud and mobile computing to control expenditure.

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Atmoph

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Change your quality of time with Atmoph’s digital window.

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trippiece

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Trippiece is a web service enabling users to share travel plans with each other.

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Wanderlust

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Wanderlust is a Japanese startup company developing the online social travel guide, “Compathy”.

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DX HUB

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DX HUB is the provider of prepaid sim cards for foreign visitors to Japan.

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Shoubunsha Publications

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Shoubunsha Publications is a publishing company engaged in planning, production, publishing, and sale of maps, magazines, and guidebooks.

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Airporter

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Airporter is a tourism agency that offers luggage and baggage delivery services for customers and travelers.

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Unito

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Unito offers people a friction-free lifestyle by pursuing optimization of living.

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KitchHike

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KitchHike is an online service that connects cooks and hikers in kitchens all over the world.

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Carstay

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Carstay Comfortable Overnight in car or tentdo itCar tripWith guests who want to enjoy.

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CUICIN

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Quickin is changing the travel experience with the digital transformation.

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FAST JAPAN

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FAST JAPAN provides you varieties of useful information traveling in Japan such as sightseeing, onsen, restaurants, hotels, shopping.

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Border

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Border provides opportunities for business people to work globally through technology and new ways of working.

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Best1Cruise

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Best1Cruise offers overseas cruises, domestic cruises, cruises only, and tours with air tickets or passengers.

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sotoasobi

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sotoasobi is an online platform that enables children and their families to book leisure activities.

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Fun Group

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We are a leading Tokyo based Travel startup offering tours & experiences. We are active in 6 global locations.

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Wayfarer Hospitality

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Accommodations operations

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Tabinaka

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Tabinaka is a Japanese booking & reservation platform for overseas tours and travel activities.

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DO THE SAMURAI

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DO THE SAMURAI involved in historical site tours, historical events, and goods production.

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Somewhere

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Somewhere is engaged in the travel and transportation business.

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Sea Balloon

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Sea Balloon aims to make the sea a place where everyone can easily use the sea and to make it a daily life for everyone.

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OCEAN SPIRAL

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OCEAN SPIRAL is a Marine Service based company.

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Japan Travel KK

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Leading Japanese travel portal and a unique “multidimensional travel service” tailored to all inbound tourists from across the world.

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Relux

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Relux is a membership-based accommodation booking mobile app that selects hotels and other logging based on price and service quality.

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nokisaki.com

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nokisaki.com is a provider of search and booking site of space to open shops, share-type parking service, and bike share service.

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EXest

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EXest is a Travel Promoting Start up.

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Cool Japan Travel

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event management and consulting.

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Shigoto-Ryokou

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Shigoto-Ryokou is “Job Travel Agency” a service that allows you to experience your longing for a sense of traveling.

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Akan Adventure Tourism

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Akan Adventure Tourism creates, promotes, and markets activities for tourists in the adventure-tourism segment.

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Kakaku.com

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Kakaku.com is an internet media company user generated web sites .

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Japan Info

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Japan Info provides genuine information about Japan.

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ST Booking

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ST Booking help educational consultant and travel agents.

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Youtfit

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Youtfit is the development and management of travel media for those who love quality travel.

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

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JAXA supports the Japanese government’s overall aerospace development and utilization.

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Voyagin

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Voyagin is the tours and activities marketplace with a mission to help travelers discover and book the best travel experiences across Asia.

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AirTrip

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AirTrip is an online travel agency.

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JTB Corp.

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One the most biggest company in Japan dealing with tourism.

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SmartRyde

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SmartRyde is a professional deliver airport transfer booking service.

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East Japan Railway

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East Japan Railway is a travel information and campaign information railway that delivers a variety of information.

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H.I.S.

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H.I.S. Co., Ltd. is a travel agency based in japan.

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KIHEITAI

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Kiheitai is a global communication platform that develops mobile application.

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SE4

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SE4™ Is a startup robotics company specializing in remote robotics.

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Rakuten Travel

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Japan’s largest online travel site with over 20000 Japanese Hotels and Ryokans

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Venture Republic

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Venture Republic runs a group of online travel websites and services worldwide.

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JAPANiCAN

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JAPANiCAN.com is Japan’s largest travel booking website, specializing in travel around Japan.

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ON THE TRIP

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ON THE TRIP is a mobile media that disseminates all topics.

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Tsunagu Japan

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Tsunagu Japan provide promotion and questionnaire surveys for tourists visiting Japan.

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Douzo

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Douzo operates the souvenir purchase agency platform.

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LOCOTABI

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LOCOTABI is a living overseas platform for the Japanese.

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ANA jalanpack

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ANA jalanpack is an original package tour can be created by combining abundant ANA domestic flights and various accommodation plans.

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Five Star Corporation

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Five Star Corporation provides services for hotels and accommodation facilities.

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Valise

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Valise is a women’s travel service platform.

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Dot Homes

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Dot Homes is a provider of accommodation facility services.

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Japan Travel Bureau Foundation

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Japan Travel Bureau Foundation is a non-profit, independent tourism research institute.

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AirAsiaExpedia

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AirAsiaExpedia is an online travel portal offering hotels reservation, activities, airline ticket, and travel services for travelers.

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ASK international

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ASK international specializes in travel agency services.

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Jalan

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Jalan is a travel information site which enables users to make reservations.

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Hankyu Hanshin

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Hankyu Hanshin operates in urban transportation, real estate, entertainment, and communications.

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Tokyo Creative News

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Tokyo Creative News is a trip planner fuelled by an online community.

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Guruyaku Co., Ltd.

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Guruyaku Co., Ltd. is an online registration platform that provide a service that allows you to reserve online overseas restaurants.

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KOBO

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KOBO is a bus system development company.

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LINKTIVITY

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LINKTIVITY is a B2B ticket distribution service platform.

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SpaceRef.com

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SpaceRef.com provides space development information-media services.

Written by Mark Fitz

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