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Category: Japan travel news

Japan travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and spans more than 3,000 kilometers along the coast of the continent from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Philippine Sea in the south

Towards a Sustainable Future: Energy Conversion Efficiency

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 17, 2020

 Scientists formulate a new innovation that can measure thermal energy to understand more about the processes of energy-converting systems like ... Read More

Solids and Liquids Could Be More Alike than We Thought

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- February 15, 2020

Scientists explain how exotic phenomena involving electrons in certain solid systems are similar to particles in certain liquid systems or ... Read More

Japan confirms its first coronavirus death

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2020

Japan's Health Minister Katsunobu Kato made an announcement today, confirming that a woman in her 80s, living in the Kanagawa ... Read More

10 new coronavirus cases confirmed aboard Princess Cruises ship quarantined off Yokohama

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020

Japanese authorities confirmed 'at least ten' new coronavirus cases among 3,700 passengers of Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess cruise ship that ... Read More

JTB with two sub-brands at ITB Berlin 2020

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 30, 2020

JTB Corp.’s two sub-brands will be present during ITB Berlin 2020. The Global DMC Network by JTB Group (network of ... Read More

ANA boosts long-haul flying from Tokyo Haneda Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced that it will be launching new Tokyo-Istanbul service on July 6. New Istanbul flight will ... Read More

Tourism boom: Japan to see highest growth in international arrivals by 2022

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020

The tourism industry is forecast to maintain steady growth up to 2022, driven by the rise of middle and upper ... Read More

Why Japan is the most popular destination for Chinese tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2020

Japan ranked first on the list of popular overseas destinations for Chinese tourists in 2019, taking the top spot from ... Read More

Chlorophyll molecule could be key to better solar cells

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 20, 2020

Photosynthesis, the process by which some organisms convert sunlight into chemical energy, is well known. But, it is a complex ... Read More

What makes Japan hottest 2020 travel destination?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that more than 31 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2019, marking it ... Read More

Hotel Operator goes all out in Indonesia and Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2020

Hotel Management Japan Co. Ltd. (HMJ), a prominent hotel operator that manages some of Japan's renowned hotels such as the ... Read More

Potassium-driven rechargeable batteries: An effort towards a more sustainable environment

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- January 16, 2020

Replacing lithium in rechargeable batteries with a more abundant material like potassium could help us develop a more environment-friendly energy ... Read More

Vietjet launches new Seoul, Taipei, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Kagoshima flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Vietjet has started the new year on a progressive note with the expansion of its international network to three Asian ... Read More

ANA expands its Narita-Honolulu route fleet with new A380 FLYING HONU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will be launching the third of its ... Read More

Japan Tourism: 2019 foreign visitor numbers highest on record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020

In 2019, Japan enjoyed its highest foreign visitor numbers on record, rounding off a ten year period of growth in ... Read More

Japan’s ‘Sushi King’ splurges $1.8 million on ONE tuna fish

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

For a second year in a row, Japan's Kiyoshi Kimura, known as the Sushi King, was the most successful bidder ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for ... Read More

Five places in Japan you haven’t visited before

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

As travelers from around the world flock to Japan's hotspots like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka ahead of the 2020 Olympics, ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot to launch new Goa, Mumbai, Chengdu, Osaka and Singapore flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019

Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to launch new long-range international routes to India's Goa and Mumbai, China's Chengdu, Japan's ... Read More

Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture emerges as trending adventure travel destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019

From its dramatic coastline cliffs to its picturesque mountain ranges, Japan's lesser-known Miyagi Prefecture boasts some of the country's best ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Milan Malpensa Airport prepares to welcome All Nippon Airways in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin flying to Milan Malpensa Airport from Tokyo Haneda, the world’s fourth busiest airport, in ... Read More

Japan announces top 2020 festivals for Olympic and Paralympic tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 18, 2019

With the arrival of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo next summer, Japan is preparing for record numbers of ... Read More

Japan cancels next year’s government-funded cherry blossom party

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

Japan's famous annual cherry blossom party, that has taken place in a Tokyo park every year since 1952 to honor ... Read More

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 12, 2019

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) helped to strengthen friendship ties with the small Japanese coastal city of Karatsu from November ... Read More

Japan Airlines announces international network expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced expansion details of its robust international network from Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT) in 2020. In ... Read More

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019

According to Japanese news sources, more than 30% of regular flights between Japan and South Korea have been canceled since ... Read More

Japan among the most resilient nations in the world, says Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Japan is among the most resilient nations in the world, based on its ... Read More

Peeping robots? Japan’s ‘Weird Hotel’ just got weirder

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Japan's Henn-na Hotel chain (whose name translates to ‘Weird Hotel’) made headlines earlier this year with its amusing robot “layoffs” ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett: “Japan among the most resilient nations in the world”

editor editor- October 24, 2019

That remark was made by Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Jamaica Tourism, in his capacity as founder of the Global ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to visit typhoon-affected areas in Japan

editor editor- October 19, 2019

In his capacity of co-chairman of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued a statement on the passage of super-Typhoon Hagibis. The recent passage ... Read More

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall in Japan over the weekend. Emergency crews are still trying to locate people who went missing ... Read More

2 people killed, 70 injured, 3 missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on the Izu Peninsula on Japan's main island at 7:00 p.m. Saturday local time, bringing heavy ... Read More

Tokyo about to be attacked by deadly Typhoon Hagibis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 12, 2019

Tokyo is about to be attacked by the worst typhoon to hit the city in six decades. Public transportations and ... Read More

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 8, 2019

Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today that the first tour of Southern Kuril Islands for Japanese tourist group has been ... Read More