The event centre will be Rusutsu Resort Hotel in Rusutsu, Hokkaido. The resort is located in the northern island of Japan, about 70 km south of Sapporo city. For further information about Rusutsu, Visit http://www.rusutsu.co.jp/english/
The nearest airport is Sapporo (New Chitose Airport: CTS). Direct connection flights to Sapporo are operated daily from major international airports, such as Tokyo (NRT), Nagoya (NGO) and Osaka (KIX). There is a public bus service from New Chitose Airport to Rusutsu resort almost every hour. Pre-booking is necessary. The fee is 2000 yen (one way). The traveling time is 2 hours by bus in winter season. Detailed information about the bus service will be published in Bulletin 3 or our web site.
Rent-a-car service is also available at the airport. Please note that you drive on left-hand side in Japan (same as in the UK.)