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This is the homepage of Grand tourism, Brand consulting and Cultural criticism by Dr. Toru SAKATA (ISHIYAMA Toru Ph.D.). Obtained a doctorate (academic) in applied research in neuroscience and psychology. Our strength is consulting based on a wide range of research, development, and practice, including companies, universities, governments, and regions. We also provide consulting on SDGs, including Japanese culture and arts, international tourism.(Advisors and directors of various companies, experts in various government agencies).


・December 6, 2023

Dr. Toru Sakata gave an international lecture at the United Nations University's "Sustainability Summit."

・December 3, 2023

Dr. Toru Sakata was featured in Nikkei.

"Welcome to the Grand Tour".

・September 1, 2023

Dr. Toru Sakata was featured in the October issue of KATEIGAHO.

Feature article: "Kyoto: Ancient City in Autumn for Adults "Culture and Tourism" (Japanese only)

・February 13, 2023

Dr. Toru Sakata gave a special lecture at University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences in Hyogo Prefecture.

​・January 2023

Appointed as an expert and advisor to the Japan Tourism Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

"Guide Training Project for Providing High-Value-Added Inbound Tourism Services"


Kyoto - The Beauty of Japan Grand Tourist Attraction

 May 11-12, 2024

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