A Who’s Who of the best tour operators specializing in Japan.
Courtesy The Art of Travel
The Art of Travel
Founded in Kanazawa in 2010 to promote the city’s crafts to Western buyers, the company entered the travel-and-leisure business in 2012 and expanded its radius to all of Japan. But the focus on culture remains. Staff is half Japanese, half American.
Person to Know: Executive director Evelyn Teploff-Mugii, a former educator at Parsons’s Kanazawa campus. What to Expect: Encounters with master artisans and (given enough advance notice) top architects. Contact: theartoftravel.net.