Tag: japan

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality
Hospitality Industry News

2020 Olympics Delay: Crushing for Tokyo hospitality

editor editor- April 1, 2020

Japanese lodging companies - especially hoteliers - were banking on a strong tourist year to compensate for significant capital investments. ... Read More

Japan announces top 2020 festivals for Olympic and Paralympic tourists
Cultural Travel News

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
Cultural Travel News

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

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties
Airline News

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
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

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
Hotel & Resort News

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

2 people killed, 70 injured, 3 missing as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan
Travel Safety & Emergencies

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

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor
Sports Travel News

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism
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Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
International Visitor News

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks
Travel Destination

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB
Airline News

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
Breaking Travel News

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
Transportation News

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Summer begins in the Palm beaches
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Summer begins in the Palm beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

Summer break has begun. With almost three months until kids head back to the classroom, savvy parents looking to outwit ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism
Breaking Travel News

The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
Travel Associations News

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
Breaking Travel News

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers
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Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express
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Japanese craftsmanship town welcomes new Hotel Oriental Express

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Hotel Oriental Express Tokyo Kamata started its operation on April 19. The hotel was founded upon the concepts of "a ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
Tourism News

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
Meeting Industry News

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

Yichun:  Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources
Breaking Travel News

Yichun: Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

The annual event Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Yichun City, Jiangxi province of China on June 5. It ... Read More

Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan
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Lifestyle hotel for millennials will open its doors in Japan

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. will launch the third hotel of its "CANVAS" line, The Royal Park Canvas ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents
Luxury Travel News

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
Breaking Travel News

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... Read More

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you
Travel Technology News

Skynet? Facial recognition tech coming to airport near you

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Facial recognition technology may be coming to an airport near you in a bid to cut lines and speed up ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
Airline News

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan
Tourism News

Russia wants visa-free travel deal with Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow asked Tokyo to introduce a visa-free travel regime and hopes ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on
Travel Destination

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
Luxury Travel News

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
Breaking Travel News

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More