Travel Subscription service “HafH” exhibited at ITB India 2023, one of the world’s leading B2B travel trade fairs, and global director Sachin Kumar made a big impact on travel hospitality technology.

KabuK Style Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Representative Director: Kenji Sunada, hereinafter KabuK Style) exhibited at the world’s leading B2B trade show ITB India 2023, and Sachin Kumar, director of the global strategy team, delivered the speech for the travel subscription. We spoke about the growth and success of our services.

ITB India 2023 – Speech by Sachin Kumar, Global Director at Kabuk Style inc.

Travel Subscription “HafH” represented at ITB India 2023 making a huge impact in the Travel Hospitality Technology.

The major travel trade show for India and South Asia markets welcomed international and domestic visitors to Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai, India. ITB India co-located with MICE Show India and Travel Tech India, created a synergetic business opportunity, and gave momentum to the dynamically recovering travel industry in the region. “HafH” was proudly represented by our Global Directors team : Hisae Yanai, Yuji Yokoyama, Katrina Hunziker and Sachin Kumar.

From left to right : Sachin Kumar, Katrina Hunziker, Yuji Yokoyama, Global Directors Hisae Yanai, Fujiwara Yuko Executive officers

ITB India is an annual 3-day B2B tradeshow and convention curated to build the bridge between the international community and the Indian travel market. The show brings together key travel industry leaders and international exhibitors from the MICE, Corporate, Leisure and Travel Technology sectors. ITB India is bringing together more than 500 qualified buyers. Exhibitors showcasing their products and services at ITB India gain direct access to top-tier buyers located in major cities across India and South Asia. This includes pre-scheduled appointments and exclusive business matching opportunities tailored to the exhibitors’ business needs.

*MICE refers to meetings of companies, etc., incentive travel/study trips conducted by companies, etc., international conferences held by international organizations/organizations, academic societies, etc. (Convention), exhibitions/trade fairs, and events. /Event) is a generic term for these business events.

For more than 50 years the name ITB has stood worldwide for industry knowledge 365 days a year, networking and trendsetting events – in a virtual, in-person or hybrid format alike. ITB India follows the global trend of leading trade shows returning to their pre-pandemic on-site formats and locations in 2023, including the other offspring of the ITB brand family. ITB China, the marketplace for China’s travel industry, is scheduled for 12- 14 September in Shanghai. ITB Asia in Singapore, which takes the broader regional market into scope, returned as an in-person show last year and will be held again in Singapore from 25- 27 October 2023. ITB Berlin, the world’s leading B2B trade show for the travel industry, is taking place from March 5 to 7, 2024.

Following ITB India, KabuK Style will continue to promote development in the global market as a Travel Fintech Company.

HafH (Home away from Home) is a “Travel Subscription ” service that allows guests to stay overnight using “HafH Coins” earned through the service. The service offers a new style of travel, not only for sightseeing and business trips, but also for “living”, “working”, and “changing one’s mind”.
As of the end of April 2023, about 2,000 accommodations in Japan and abroad are available at fixed rates.

Company name: KabuK Style Co.
Representative: Kenji Sunada, CEO and Founder
Establishment: January 8, 2019 (Established February 5, 2018) April 1, 2019 Service launch
Capital: 2,437 million yen (as of March 2023, total amount of capital raised)
Business: Operation of travel subscription “HafH,” lodging and rental operations, travel agency