This short documentary is about the story behind the Japan Travel Awards, an initiative launched in 2021 to discover the best of Japan's diverse and inclusive tourism. The documentary introduces the work of the Fukushima Barrier-Free Tour Center (Fukushima, Japan), the Japan Travel Awards' inaugural Grand Prix winner. The Center was also the recipient of the Most Accessible Destination Award and the Media Award awarded by Accessible Japan, an English-language platform for accessible travel in Japan.
The Fukushima Barrier-Free Tour Center assists travelers with various physical disabilities and their families to make the most of their travel in Fukushima city and other regions nearby. It also acts as a consultant to local businesses, such as accommodation facilities, sightseeing destinations and restaurants, and helps them become more inclusive and diverse. Their website features information in English on various Fukushima destinations, accompanied by multiple photos and details on accessibility: www.fukushima-barrier-free.com