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Tokyo by surprise

eTN Destinations Tokyo by surprise

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Japan is currently on a high from winning the bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Japan Tourism Agency selects Charming Japanese Souvenir Contest winner

Charming Japanese Souvenir 2013 Japan Tourism Agency selects Charming Japanese Souvenir Contest winner

TOKYO, Japan - Foreign judges from 15 countries and regions as well as experts from selected domestic sectors -- including sightseeing and distribution -- appointed to a panel of the Charming ...

VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan

Japanese Tourism To UK VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan

VisitBritain is leading a tourism delegation to Japan, the home of 1.7 million High Net Worth Individuals second only to US, to build on the profile Britain received in 2012.

National WWII Museum highlights history of Olympics in wartime

Recalling London's "Lost Olympics" National WWII Museum highlights history of Olympics in wartime

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Hosting the Summer Games require years of planning and millions of dollars. Stadiums are built, funds raised, posters painted, tickets purchased and hotels and planes ...

Super specials at Tokyo hotels from agoda.com

Tokyo hotel deals and promotions Super specials at Tokyo hotels from agoda.com

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced super specials at top hotels in Tokyo.

Why in the world should you have your next conference in Sendai?

Dose of Radiation in the World Why in the world should you have your next conference in Sendai?

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The Japanese city of Sendai proved last month when it successfully hosted the first three-days of the 12th edition of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Tourism Summit that not only ...

Japan:  A WTTC affair to remember

Japanese Hospitality Japan: A WTTC affair to remember

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

It is now common knowledge that not only did Japan successfully host this year’s World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit, but it managed to bring new elements to the annual ...

International professionals gather for opening of WTTC in Tokyo

World Travel and Tourism Council’s 12th Global Summit International professionals gather for opening of WTTC in Tokyo

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 12th Global Summit opened today with 1,200 international and Japanese industry professionals and government leaders from around the world gathered ...

WTTC Global Summit kicks off in 2 weeks in Japan

Big names discuss big topics WTTC Global Summit kicks off in 2 weeks in Japan

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Tokyo and Sendai begins in two weeks, with a host of world-class speakers confirmed to contribute.

Garuda Indonesia launches Tokyo-Bali service

Garuda starts Haneda – Denpasar flights Garuda Indonesia launches Tokyo-Bali service

TOKYO, Japan - Garuda Indonesia, has announced a new flight service from Tokyo – Haneda Airport to Bali – Denpasar Airport effective 28 Aril 2012, details are as follows :

Flight ...

ITE and MICE promotes event at Tokyo meeting expo

Increasing event awareness ITE and MICE promotes event at Tokyo meeting expo

To promote greater awareness and attract more buyers, trade visitors, and exhibitors from Japan, ITE & MICE exhibited this year in “IME2011 - The 21st International Meeting Expo” held last ...

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Tokyo rocked by strong earthquake Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Strong earthquake rocked eastern Japan on Sunday, according to US Geological Survey report.

15 free things to do in Tokyo

Tokyo Tourist Tips 15 free things to do in Tokyo

Tokyo has a reputation as an expensive city, but it offers a wide range of options for even the most budget-conscious traveller. Here is a list of great free things to do in Japan’s capital. ...

Air China inaugurates rotations between Chengdu and Tokyo

Air China further cements its network Air China inaugurates rotations between Chengdu and Tokyo

BEIJING, China - Air China has further cemented its network by launching direct links between Chengdu and Tokyo on June 16.

Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis

Lessons from Las Vegas: Japan Crisis Japan shares lessons learned from recent crisis

Nelson Alcantara, editor-in-chief

This year’s edition of the yearly World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Travel & Tourism Summit was held Las Vegas, Nevada.

JAL to launch nonstop Tokyo-Boston service in 2012

Japan Airlines JAL to launch nonstop Tokyo-Boston service in 2012

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will launch a brand new route between Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport starting April 22, 2012.

Weeks after quake Japan's tourism still on its knees

Number of foreign travelers to Japan plummets Weeks after quake Japan's tourism still on its knees

In the cavernous lobby of the Tokyu Hotel in Tokyo, executives sip $14 coffees, crisply dressed waiters hover with English-language menus and bilingual reception clerks wait patiently for incoming ...

Japan Airlines adds extra Tokyo-Osaka flights

JAL Adds Flights As Sendai Airport Reopens Japan Airlines adds extra Tokyo-Osaka flights

The JAL Group today announced plans to operate daily roundtrip extra flights from Tokyo (Haneda) and Osaka (Itami) to Sendai Airport between April 13 and April 20, 2011 utilizing Boeing 737-800s ...

Are US carriers clinging onto Tokyo to avoid revenue losses?

European airlines halt Tokyo flights over radiation fears Are US carriers clinging onto Tokyo to avoid revenue losses?

Oleg Von Siziakov, eTN

The increasing risk of radioactive fallout and aftershocks from last week’s earthquake prompted German Deutsche Lufthansa AG to pull out of Japan’s capital.

Tourists begin slow exodus from Tokyo

As risk of contamination looms tourists flee Tokyo Tourists begin slow exodus from Tokyo

Fearing the possible risk of contamination as Japan confronts a post-quake nuclear emergency, foreigners have begun a slow exodus from Tokyo, although some are maintaining a stiff upper lip.

Chinese airlines resume Japan flights

Tokyo Flights Resume Chinese airlines resume Japan flights

China Southern Airlines said its flights to Tokyo's airports were resumed.

The airline canceled its flights to Tokyo Saturday after a devastating quake struck Japan on Friday.

Japan struck by massive 8.9-magnitude quake, then tsunami

Japanese Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warnings Japan struck by massive 8.9-magnitude quake, then tsunami

TOKYO, Japan - An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan early Friday, triggering tsunami warnings and sending people fleeing out of buildings in the capital.

JAL operates all-girls flight to celebrate Japanese Doll Festival

Japan Airlines JAL operates all-girls flight to celebrate Japanese Doll Festival

March 3 is a special day for girls in Japan as families celebrate and pray for the happiness and health of their daughters in a popular local festival known as Hinamatsuri (Doll's Festival).

American launches flights between New York and Tokyo's Haneda

American Airlines Starts New Tokyo Service American launches flights between New York and Tokyo's Haneda

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today announced it will be the first U.S.

American Airlines launches nonstop New York-Tokyo service

American Airline Starts Nonstop JFK-Haneda Flights American Airlines launches nonstop New York-Tokyo service

NEW YORK - On Jan. 20, 2011, American Airlines will begin flying to Tokyo Haneda, nonstop from New York's JFK.

Hawaiian Airlines LaunchesHonolulu-Tokyo Service Hawaiian Airlines begins flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport

HONOLULU - Hawaiian Airlines reached a new milestone today in its expansion into Asia markets, launching daily, nonstop service between Honolulu and Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

Low cost transportation options in 10 international airports world airport transfer introduced

Low Cost Airport Transfers Low cost transportation options in 10 international airports world airport transfer introduced

Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) - Low-cost airport transportation in Paris, Rome, New York, London, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, Sydney, Milan, Madrid, and Florence has new affordable options for passengers who don’t want a ...

Thai Airways launches daily flights from Bangkok to Haneda in Tokyo

Beginning October 31 Thai Airways launches daily flights from Bangkok to Haneda in Tokyo

On Sunday, October 31, 2010, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) will officially launch daily flights on the route Bangkok-Haneda v.v.

Hawaiian Air starts ticket sales for new Tokyo flights

Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu-Tokyo Service Hawaiian Air starts ticket sales for new Tokyo flights

HONOLULU - Having received its authorization to operate new international service to Japan from Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Hawaiian Airlines today announced ...

Air China launches its first direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo

Air China Air China launches its first direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo

Beijing - Air China will launch a direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo on September 22, 2010. Air China is the first airline to launch a direct route to Japan from Southwest China.

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