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About Ryobi Group
Why Customers Choose Ryobi Group
1. Corporate Scale That Creates One-Stop Service
  Ryobi Group is a corporate group of 55 companies and 8,500 employees, operating in the three business areas of transportation and sightseeing, information, and lifestyle. Through its possession of a wide-ranging vehicle fleet and large core of information, it links diverse enterprises by knowledge and contacts, realizing a one-stop service that can respond immediately to customers’ various needs.
2. Know-How and Trust Cultivated Through Long Experience
  The history of the Ryobi Group goes back to a light railway company founded in 1910 to carry out the great mission and wishes of local people. Since then it has fostered the Ryobi brand to be a true transportation professional for over a century. No safety, no service: This kind of learning accumulated over Ryobi’s history, along with full crew training, have created a corporate group that continues to respond to customer trust and expectations.
3. Fleet of Vehicles
  Diverse Ryobi Group’s numerous and diverse range of vehicles can answer customer needs, including buses, coaches, trains, taxis and boats. Superb in both passenger comfort and design, these vehicles have brought out customer satisfaction as only the Ryobi Group can, going beyond what is normal in the transport industry to a whole new understanding of “carrying” as a true service.
4. An Unshakable Network Linked by “Chu-u-Jyo”
  Ryobi Group’s corporate ethos is“Chu-u-Jyo” Wholehearted consideration. It is a business group raised by and alongside the region. The fundamentals of its service are consideration for customers. All staff—from the sightseeing counter reps to the vehicle drivers—are there to assistant customers’ travel experience through a range of services born out of consideration for our customers.
Ryobi Group’s corporate ethos is “Cyu-u-Jyo” Wholehearted consideration. Ryobi Group prizes consideration for society, for its customers and for its employees.
Member of PR department Mayuse Shichihain
Ryobi Taxi Group Okayama Electric Tramway
Ryobi Taxi Group possesses a diverse fleet of some 1,000 vehicles, offering services according to customer needs over a wide area around Okayama Prefecture, from Tokyo through to Onomichi in Hiroshima. It provides innovative and forward-thinking services according to each region, with safety as a given, while also such services as a smartphone app in Okayama Prefecture where you can call a taxi through your handset, picking up taxis from a convenience store in Fukuyama (Hiroshima Prefecture) in partnership with NTT and FamilyMart, or a special pre-registered pickup service in Kurashiki (Okayama Prefecture) for women in labor. It has also pioneered the introduction in Okayama of state-promoted universal design taxis as the standard for the next generation. It continues to push forward with new original services under the slogan of “making taxis more convenient.” Operating charter coaches, as well as transit buses and trams within Okayama City, Okayama Electric Tramway has helped create the local landscape of Okayama. The streetcars in Okayama run on the shortest route in Japan at 4.7 km, and with its retro old-style KURO trams that boast a history of over 50 years running alongside the LRV MOMO, a cutting-edge low-floor tram, the highly individual tramway has truly become part of the city’s scenery. Along with popular seasonal promotions such as the special Wind Chime Tram, Concert Tram or Christmas Tram, as well as the Beer Tram or Wine Tram where you can enjoy the night view of the city, Okayama’s streetcars are unique in being well known all over Japan. They also feature a special “driving classroom” where you can experience what it is like to actually drive a streetcar, as well as other events that allow passengers to get closer to the beloved trams. Please be sure to try one when you come to Okayama.
Ryobi Bus Yumeji Art Museum
This leading bus company with a long history and tradition has its headquarters in Okayama City (Okayama Prefecture), operating transit bus routes in the south of the prefecture, as well as highway intercity bus services connecting Okayama with 13 other cities in Japan, and charter coaches with a total of 142 vehicles in the three prefectures of Okayama, Osaka and Kyoto. Ryobi is rigorous in its pursuit of safety through exhaustive traffic control and driver training, and always seeking any possibility to improve customer service for our passengers. Aspiring to be Japan’s safest and most trustworthy transportation corporation and with due consideration of the environment, Ryobi Bus has been certified for safety by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism as a charter coach service, as well as attested as a “green operation” by the Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transportation. The Yumeji Art Museum is an art museum located in Okayama Prefecture, where the artist Yumeji Takehisa was born. It boasts a permanent collection of some 3,000 examples of superb original pictures. Yumeji Takehisa was a leading poet and painter of the Taisho Romance style, and is acclaimed as the pioneer of Japanese modern graphic design. The Honkan in Okayama City’s Korakuen Gardens has been awarded a Michelin Star and hosts special exhibitions four times a year. The Bunkan (pavilion) is located in Setouchi City, around 40 minutes by car from the Honkan, and here visitors can find the traditional Japanese house in which Yumeji Takehisa lived with his family until he was 16, as well as a reconstruction of the painter’s western-style Tokyo studio, the Shonen Sanso.
Ryobi Ferry Group Chugoku Bus
Ryobi Ferry Group is made up of three ferry carriers—Setouchi Kanko Kisen between Hinase Port (Bizen City, Okayama Prefecture) and Shodoshima Obe Port, Ryobi Ferry between Shin-Okayama Port (Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture) and Shodoshima Tonosho Port, and Kokusai Ferry between Takamatsu Port (Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture) and Shodoshima Ikeda Port—operating six car ferries over three routes connecting each respective area with Shodo Island (Kagawa Prefecture) in the Seto Inland Sea. Further, the Tsu Airport Line operates four high-speed vessels between Central Japan International Airport and Tsu and Matsusaka cities, while Kobe Bay Cruise operates two tour boats around Kobe Bay, always offering customers safe and comfortable sea travel. The group also operates the Ohkido Hotel, located a convenient one minute’s walk from Shodoshima Tonosho Port, and suitable for both business and tourism. We look forward to welcoming customers onto our vessels. “33 times around the globe and never once an accident.” This is the pride of Chugoku Bus. Not only within the Ryobi Group, Chugoku Bus is a leader in the entire industry, possessing high standards for safety among transportation companies across the whole of Japan. With its headquarters in Fukuyama City in Hiroshima Prefecture, it operates a wide transit bus network of 170 routes, as well as highway bus services connecting Hiroshima with 17 other cities in Japan, and a charter coach fleet of 66 vehicles. In 2012 Chugoku Bus developed a new concept of the highway bus, the Dream Sleeper, a bus designed for the best quality sleeping and relaxation experience. With 14 fully private cabins, the Dream Sleeper offers facilities ensuring passengers do not feel fatigue even when traveling long distances. Ride on the Dream Sleeper and Chugoku Bus’s other services, and enjoy this new kind of relationship between person and vehicle.
Wakayama Electric Railway
This local railway line runs 14.3km east from JR Wakayama Station, and whose trains popular with sightseers include the Ichigo (strawberry) train, Omocha (toys) train and Tama (cat) train. The last stop is Kishi Station (Kinokawa City, Wakayama Prefecture), where the stationmaster is a calico cat called Tama now famous around the world. The station building, the Tama Museum Kishi Station, features an unusual cat face-shaped cypress roof, a truly unique example of architecture, and also includes the Tama Café where visitors can enjoy gelato that uses Wakayama’s fresh fruit. Meanwhile, waiting to greet passengers at Idakiso Station is Nitama, the feline assistant to Stationmaster Tama. The railway line is near an abundance of sightseeing spots, including the renowned historical tourist sites of Itakiso Shrine and the Kumano Kodo, as well as rich nature such as the best strawberry picking to be had in the Kansai region. Be sure to try a ride on the Wakayama Electric Railway, the train line that everyone is talking about.
Eastern Airport Motors Hello Tokyo
Under the mottos of safety, comfort and reliability, and in order to be the taxi service that customers choose, we implement daily customer service training for our drivers, as well as education programs enhancing communication proficiency in answering the requests of overseas customers. As the only hire car service in Japan with a dispatch room inside Tokyo Haneda Airport, our operators are available 24 hours a day, and regardless of the circumstances can dispatch a vehicle promptly and accurately. We also have a meeting service counter inside the arrivals lobby of Haneda Airport’s international terminal, and can escort overseas customers smoothly from the lobby to their waiting vehicle. Hello Tokyo is a taxi company based in Tokyo and Narita City, Chiba Prefecture, offering dispatch car services to Narita International Airport, Japan’s gateway to overseas, and to Haneda Airport, which continues to expand as a hub. We regard quality of customer service as the utmost of importance, and providing guidance to passengers in their native languages through our drivers fluent in English, French and Chinese, we reduce the mental burden of traveling overseas, creating a comfortable transport environment. In addition to four-seater sedan vehicles, Hello Tokyo early on introduced innovative six-seater mini van-style taxis, now possessing 20 vehicles, the most in the region. For this reason, customers in Japan and beyond have called Hello Tokyo an industry leader for realizing the taxicab as a luxury hire car service.
Nikko Kanko Bus Gozabune Atakemaru
Founded in Tokyo in 1951, a charter bus company with a 52-year history of transporting sightseers to Tokyo around the city. It currently possesses a fleet of 42 charter coaches. These beloved vehicles feature a kangaroo design created by internationally renowned manga artist Osamu Tezuka and as such are known popularly as the “Kangaroo Bus.” As well as sightseeing in Tokyo, Nikko Bus offers services for all varieties of its customers’ needs, including corporate visits and inductions, and pickup services for events. Under the three mottos of tradition, reliability and comfort, its high quality service is constantly mindful of safety and prioritizing customer needs. 370 years on from its first voyages during the Tokugawa Bakufu period, the Atakemaru has now been reborn in Tokyo Bay. The Atakemaru was one of the so-called Gozabune ships used by feudal lords in the Edo era when the Tokugawa feudal government ruled Japan, transporting Daimyo barons from Shikoku or Kyushu to Edo (as Tokyo was then called), where the authorities controlled the country. These were very special vessels only for use by lords and now the Shogun’s own, the Atakemaru, has been reconstructed, complete with its blend of both semi-warship and luxury pleasure boat exterior, inviting passengers to experience an extraordinary atmosphere on the bay.
The new Atakemaru has capacity for 500 passengers, and features a main cabin in a tatami mat Japanese banquet hall that can seat 168 people, as well as tables that can seat 48 people. The ship also has facilities for VIP rooms and private cabins seating 32 persons. Passengers can enjoy cruises with bay views of the giant metropolis of Tokyo, and partake of seasonal Japanese cuisine and traditional entertainment.