Be a Tourism Ambassador!
~Tell the world about your love for Kagoshima~
With the aim of attracting more tourists from overseas coming to Kagoshima, the Kagoshima City Government carries out this project to promote scenic spots through the help of foreigners living in Kagoshima. They will be participating in a seminar where they can learn tips on effective use of social media, join monitor tours around the seasonal tourist spots, and introduce the charm of Kagoshima to their homeland by means of social media such as Facebook and Instagram through their mother language.
Being a Tourism Ambassador
① Tourism Ambassador Ceremony, Seminar, and Discussion
Date and Time July 28, 2019 (Sunday) 10:00~15:00 (Lunch included)
Seminar: Effective way of using social media and other precautions.
Discussion: Monitor tour and exchange of ideas
② Monitor Tours
・Date and Time: September 21, 2019 (Saturday) 09:00~20:00（Lunch and Dinner Included）
・Date and Time: November 17, 2019 (Sunday) 09:00~20:00（Lunch and Dinner Included）
※Tour transfers is by Tourist Bus. The Itinerary will be discussed as stated in ①
③ Photo Contest
Exclusive souvenirs will be awarded to posts with good content.
Date: February 2020
Participants and Period
Maximum of 15 people
Period is from the Ambassador Ceremony ～ March 31, 2020
Terms and Conditions
・Foreigners living, working, or studying in Kagoshima
・Active in social media such as Facebook and Instagram
・Willing to actively cooperate and participate in activities during the tours.
・Love Kagoshima and willing to promote it through his/her mother language
・We respond by English and Japanese only during the seminar and tours.
・All fees are free of charge. (Participation fee, Transportation, Entrances, and Meals)
・Must join in the seminar to be held on July 28, 2019.
・Participants will be held personally accountable for any post in Facebook, Instagram, Etc.
Benefits of Participating
① Activity Fund: 50,000 yen
② 1 year pass (Sengan-en, Aquarium, Hirakawa Zoo, etc.)
How to Participate
Application shall be done by mail.
① Send your application to:
② Please state your:
・Name, nickname, nationality, sex, age, and school/company
・Social media account you are using and the number of followers/subscribers
・Motive of Participation
※We will send you an e-mail once we receive your application.
※Screening of participants will be conducted. (We will e-mail you as soon as possible)
③ Deadline for applications will be on:
July 16, 2019 (Tuesday)
★Online application here:
Be a Kagoshima Fan!
Be a Tourism Ambassador!