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Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!
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Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

On Jan. 7, the Japanese government will introduce an international tourist tax. The tax of ¥1,000 (About $10) will be ... Read More

Decline in Japanese tourists raises concerns in Korean tourism industry
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Decline in Japanese tourists raises concerns in Korean tourism industry

editor editor- June 11, 2013

SEOUL, Korea - South Korea used to be a dream destination for many Japanese tourists - with the two capitals ... Read More

Korean travel agencies ask for government help due to drop in Japanese tourism
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Korean travel agencies ask for government help due to drop in Japanese tourism

editor editor- April 24, 2013

SEOUL, Korea - Korean travel agencies asked for financial help from the government on Monday to assuage their financial difficulties ... Read More

Japanese tourism to South Korea plunges
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Japanese tourism to South Korea plunges

editor editor- April 17, 2013

SEOUL, Korea - Fewer Japanese are going to South Korea amid heightened international tensions over talk of war by North ... Read More

Con men target Japanese tourists in Edinburgh
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Con men target Japanese tourists in Edinburgh

editor editor- January 28, 2013

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Police in Edinburgh have warned the public to be on their guard after two Japanese tourists were ... Read More

VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan
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VisitBritain goes to Tokyo to secure more business from Japan

editor editor- November 22, 2012

VisitBritain is leading a tourism delegation to Japan, the home of 1.7 million High Net Worth Individuals second only to ... Read More

Number of Japanese tourists to Taiwan plummets
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Number of Japanese tourists to Taiwan plummets

editor editor- November 7, 2012

The number of Japanese visiting Taiwan fell unexpectedly in September, likely because of the ongoing territorial dispute between Taiwan and ... Read More

Japanese guide book: Never call a Scottish person English
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Japanese guide book: Never call a Scottish person English

editor editor- July 3, 2012

A new guide book for Japanese tourists visiting Scotland has warned them to avoid people wearing football shirts, and not ... Read More

Number of Japanese traveling to Taiwan surges
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Number of Japanese traveling to Taiwan surges

editor editor- March 12, 2012

Following the powerful earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan on March 11 last year, a nuclear crisis further damaged ... Read More

Guam invites Japanese visitors to make memories on Guam
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Guam invites Japanese visitors to make memories on Guam

editor editor- January 11, 2012

TUMON, Guam - Just in time for the New Year, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) officially launched the “Omoide Guam” ... Read More

Tourism Australia and Jetstar woo Japanese tourists
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Tourism Australia and Jetstar woo Japanese tourists

editor editor- October 31, 2011

Tourism Australia and Jetstar will spend A$10 million ($13 million) on a Japanese advertising campaign in an effort to boost ... Read More

Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea
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Chinese and Japanese tourists open their wallets in Korea

editor editor- September 10, 2011

Chinese and Japanese visitors like to drop big bucks while traveling in Korea, but what do they tend to buy ... Read More

Number of Japanese overseas travelers forecasted to dip just 2.3 percent in 2011
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Number of Japanese overseas travelers forecasted to dip just 2.3 percent in 2011

editor editor- July 21, 2011

Today, the Japan Travel Bureau Foundation, based in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, under President Norihito Shiga, held their “Symposium on Trends of ... Read More

Korea braces for slump in Japanese tourism
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Korea braces for slump in Japanese tourism

editor editor- April 19, 2011

Around this time of the year, local businesses related to the tourism industry such as hotels and airlines are busy ... Read More

Japanese tourism to Indonesia drops 7.45 percent in March
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Japanese tourism to Indonesia drops 7.45 percent in March

editor editor- April 4, 2011

The number of Japanese tourists in Indonesia dropped 7.45 percent in March 2011 due to the 9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent ... Read More

Indonesia braces for decline in Japanese tourist numbers
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Indonesia braces for decline in Japanese tourist numbers

editor editor- March 25, 2011

Following the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, numbers of Japanese tourists visiting Indonesia are expected to decline this year, ... Read More

12000 Japanese call off Taiwan trips
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12000 Japanese call off Taiwan trips

editor editor- March 19, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan — As many as 12,000 Japanese tourists have canceled their trips to Taiwan from now until the end ... Read More

Hawaii tourism bracing for Japanese ebb tide
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Hawaii tourism bracing for Japanese ebb tide

editor editor- March 17, 2011

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii’s Governor Neil Abercrombie stated recently that the loss from the expected downfall in tourism from Japan ... Read More

3 Japanese tourists dead, 12 hospitalized in Utah
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3 Japanese tourists dead, 12 hospitalized in Utah

editor editor- August 11, 2010

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A tour bus carrying Japanese sightseers from Las Vegas to a national park in Utah crashed ... Read More

Bali to go after Japanese tourists
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Bali to go after Japanese tourists

editor editor- January 28, 2010

DENPASAR - Tourism expert I Gede Pitana has called on the Bali tourist authority to improve facilities and immigration services ... Read More

Shops worried over decline of Japanese tourists
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Shops worried over decline of Japanese tourists

editor editor- November 17, 2009

Natsumi Ishikawa, 25, visited Korea on a three-day trip from Saturday to Monday. Read More

New Zealand’s PM courts Japanese tourists
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New Zealand’s PM courts Japanese tourists

editor editor- October 29, 2009

Prime Minister John Key donned his tourism minister's hat in central Tokyo yesterday to promote the rugby World Cup and ... Read More

Japanese tourists returning to Korea
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Japanese tourists returning to Korea

editor editor- September 21, 2009

Japanese tourists are returning to South Korea as worries ease over the spread of the influenza A (H1N1) virus. Read More

Japan arrivals drop sharply, costing Hawaii millions
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Japan arrivals drop sharply, costing Hawaii millions

editor editor- May 20, 2009

The number of Japanese visitors arriving in Hawai'i plunged over the last two weeks amid swine-flu fears — even though ... Read More

Flu, stronger won end flood of Japanese tourists
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Flu, stronger won end flood of Japanese tourists

editor editor- May 18, 2009

The number of Japanese tourists visiting Korea has been decreasing since April due to the recent scare over the (A)H1N1 ... Read More

China probes tourists’ illegal organ transplants
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China probes tourists’ illegal organ transplants

editor editor- February 18, 2009

BEIJING — China will investigate whether 17 Japanese tourists received illegal organ transplants, state media said Tuesday. Read More

Despite economic slump, more Japanese tourists expected: Lai
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Despite economic slump, more Japanese tourists expected: Lai

editor editor- February 13, 2009

Despite the current global economic downturn, the number of Japanese tourist arrivals is expected to increase by 4 percent to ... Read More

Taiwan to give out subsidies to Japanese tourists
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Taiwan to give out subsidies to Japanese tourists

editor editor- October 15, 2008

Taipei -Taiwan plans to pay subsidies to group-tour Japanese visitors to stem a decrease in their number. Read More

2 Japanese tourists kidnapped in Yemen: security official
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2 Japanese tourists kidnapped in Yemen: security official

editor editor- May 8, 2008

SAN'A, Yemen — Two Japanese tourists were kidnapped Wednesday by unknown assailants in Yemen's Marib province, a security official and ... Read More

Japanese tourists spend extra week on Denali glacier
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Japanese tourists spend extra week on Denali glacier

editor editor- April 8, 2008

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Ten tourists who got caught in strong winds and a blizzard and were almost out of food ... Read More

Japanese travellers appear to be taking a rest
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Japanese travellers appear to be taking a rest

editor editor- February 12, 2008

Japan's outbound travel boom appears to be over after reporting three years of stagnation. The good news is that Japanese ... Read More

Japan to Help Bulgaria Become More Attractive for Japanese Tourists
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Japan to Help Bulgaria Become More Attractive for Japanese Tourists

editor editor- February 5, 2008

Bulgarian page on the European Tourism Commission site (http://www.visiteurope.com/) is already translated into Japanese language. This gives big source of ... Read More

Lanka’s true image vital to attract Japanese tourists
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Lanka’s true image vital to attract Japanese tourists

editor editor- January 27, 2008

Sri Lanka's image tarnished by irresponsible media publicity as a trouble-hit country should be changed. This will make Sri Lanka ... Read More

Japanese tourists love New York a little less each year
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Japanese tourists love New York a little less each year

editor editor- January 16, 2008

A breakdown of the city's latest tourism estimates suggests that Britons (1.46 million), Canadians (880,000), and Germans (470,000) comprised the ... Read More

Fuel surcharges could deter visitors to Hawaii
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Fuel surcharges could deter visitors to Hawaii

editor editor- January 8, 2008

Honolulu - Another increase in the fuel surcharges on Japan Air Lines flights has travel officials here worried about the ... Read More

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