|Company name||White Bear Family Co., Ltd.|
3-14-9Toyosaki, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 531-0072
[Certified General Travel Services Manager] Shinichi Ominami, Takashi Nohara
Nakatsu Center Bldg 2F,
[Certified General Travel Services Manager] Yukio Kikuchi, Naoki Hashimoto
Kenchikukaikan Bldg 7F,
[Certified General Travel Services Manager] Mikio Hisano, Shinsuke Takano
Minami-Ichijo K Bldg 4F,
[Certified General Travel Services Manager] Makoto Fujioka
Okinawa Prefecture Tomigusuku City Toyosaki 3-57 2F 901-0225
[Certified General Travel Services Manager] Miyuki Yoza
|Establishment||May 1, 1981|
|Capital stock||83,750,000 JPY|
|Number of employees||193 (as of December 2018)|
|Travel industry registration number||GOV. LICENSED NO.1383|
Centered around Kwansei Gakuin University; organized and planned ski tour groups and student tours.
Attained Registration as Domestic Travel Business No.1071 under the name White Bear.
Began hiring, and planning tours targeting the younger generation as a sponsorship-type travel agency.
Established White Bear Family, Co., Ltd.
Established WBF Resort Okinawa Co., Ltd.
Received authorization and became an agency of All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA).
Became an official member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA).
Registered to change into a First Category Travel Company, and attained registration as No. 1383.
Accredited and licensed as an agency of International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Planned and launched the "Happy Holiday" overseas tour brand.
Received authorization and became an agency of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL).
Received recognition for the Management of Small and Medium IT enterprises by the Ministry of Economy, Technology and Industry of Japan (METI).
Established and began the management of a rent-a-car operation, "Paradise Rent-a-Car", at Okinawa.
Completion of Headquarters at Osaka-shi Kita-ku.
Awarded Best Place by the Ministry of Economy, Technology and Industry of Japan (METI) in 100 Top IT Enterprises.
Kosokubus.com enters into a partnership with MSN Travel
Tabiplusone site launched
Guam eTravel and Balitou eTravel launched
Established WBF Resort Co., Ltd.
Appointed and certified as a "Travel Agency for Chinese Visitors" by the CHURENKYO.
Appointed by the Garuda Orient Holidays Co., Ltd., as the management of their Osaka branch.
Okinawa Labo, Hokkaido Laboo, and Bus Labo sites launched
English language version of Rentalcar.com launched
Began "GRACE OKINAWA", a new brand of rent-a-car business at Naha City, Okinawa.
Established WBF Holdings Co., Ltd., and converted to a holdings-type company.
Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean language versions of Rentalcar.com launched
Kosokubus.com mobile app launched
English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean language versions of Kosokubus.com launched
English language versions of Okinawa Labo and Hokkaido Labo released
WBF ONLINE CO., LTD. is spun off from White Bear Family Co., Ltd., which is renamed WBF Holdings Co., Ltd.
The inbound division is officially established.
WBF ONLINE CO., LTD. Sapporo branch is established.
The rentalcar.com app has been released.
We have released "Manekineko Online", a travel service reservation system meant for B2B visits to Japan.
Okinawa Labo iOS app released! (Japanese only)
Okinawa Labo Android app released! (Japanese only)
Ginza branch office relocation, and opening of "Meeting Office Ginza BASE"
New Chatbot on Kosokubus.com Mobile Site (Japanese only)
Domestic airline ticket site Flight Book released!
The Hokkaido Labo app for Android has now been released.(Japanese only)
The Hokkaido Labo app for iOS app has now been released.(Japanese only)
Merger with Life Tour Co., Ltd., management takeover of domestic tour website Life Tour
"Oceanus Dive", a reservation site specializing in diving, undergoes a renewal.
Ginza Business Office - Office expansion and floor relocation following the Business Expansion
We have released "Manekineko Booking -Nekonote-", a web sales system for local experience tours!
We have absorbed WBF Online Co., Ltd., a branch of the company that spun-off in 2017.