KIJI (Hideto Kijima)

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Japan Accessible Tourism Center

Wheelchair traveler visited 157 countries. At 17 years old he injured his spinal cord T-11 in a rugby accident but this has not stopped him from dreaming to explore the world. Kiji started his professional career in an advertisement agency as a marketing planner. In 2004 after 7 years as a marketing planner he decided to dedicate his time to his own business as writer, consultant for accessibility issues and to be a motivational speaker. In 2011 he founded the information center for international travelers with mobility impairment who wish to visit Japan.