Tokyu Tourist Corporation is established in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo with capital of 30 million yen
On completion of Tokyo Tower, Tokyu Tower Restaurant opens for business inside the tower.
The company is registered as a “General Travel Agency” (now “Class 1 Travel Operator”).
Tokyu Travel Service Inc. is established in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A..
The company merges with Tokyu Travel Service, Co., Ltd. in order to expand its business in the areas of outbound and inbound overseas travel, international airline ticket sales, and air freight agency services.
Empire Tourist Co., Ltd. is established.
Sales of “TOPTOUR” package travel products commence.
Tokyu Travel America Inc. (now “TTA”) is established through a merger with a local U.S. company.
Tokyu Travel Europe Ltd. (now “TTE”) is established in the U.K.
Top Staff Co., Ltd. is established.
Company head office is relocated from Tokyo’s Shibuya-ku to Meguro-ku
Business activities relating to PR in the Tokyo metropolitan area, international business travel, and individual travel in the Tokyo metropolitan area are split and commence operating under separate companies: Tokyu-navision Co., Ltd., Tokyu Streamline Co., Ltd., and Tokyu Travel Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Tokyu-navision Co., Ltd., Tokyu Streamline Co., Ltd., and Tokyu Travel Entertainment Co., Ltd. are merged.
The company name is changed to TOPTOUR Corporation on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the company’s founding.
Business Travel Network Co., Ltd. is established through the joint investment of three companies: TOPTOUR Corporation, Nippon Travel Agency, and Kinki Nippon Tourist.
As a result of a change of the holding company, the company comes under the umbrella of the Tobu Group.
Tobu Travel (before merger)
Zen Nihon Kanko Co., Ltd. is established with head office in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
First sales office opens in the city of Kofu, Japan.
Head office is relocated (to the South exit of JR Naka-Okachimachi Station).
Company obtains General Travel Agency License No. 57 from the Transport Ministry.
Company name is changed to Tobu Travel Co., Ltd.
Company merges with Tobu Tetsudo Kanko Co., Ltd., a railway and tourism company.
Sales of “UNIQUE” overseas travel packages commence.
Head office is relocated (to Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo)
TOURS (itinerary management system) is introduced.
Business policy is formulated, expressed by the slogan “striving to become a 100 billion yen company.”
Company takes over the travel and railway commuter pass sales business operations of Tobu Trading Co., Ltd.
First collaborative shop with a different type of business opens (Fujimino Station branch).
A compliance office is set up.
Company is awarded the contract to operate the Tokyo Skytree Info Plaza.
Company’s head office function is integrated on the 3rd and 4th floors of Tobu Bldg. No. 2. The Skytree Sales Promotion Division is established.
A Nikko office is opened.
The name of the “Consignment Business Division” is changed to the “Business Support Sales Division” and the functions of the division are enhanced.
With the opening of Tokyo Skytree, two new stores are opened within Tokyo Skytree Town (Tokyo Skytree Town Solamachi Store and Tourist Service Center).