Tag: Japanese

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01 0

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25 0

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of six daily nonstop flights to ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:15 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has witnessed a significant surge of 35% in bookings for its Cherry Blossom tours to Japan, ahead of the highly awaited ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:15 0

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases the most popular worldwide cruise ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05 0

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii ... Read More

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

India’s Millennials prefer non-traditional experiences over romance on Valentine’s Day

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:11 0

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., an integrated travel and travel related financial services company in India, has witnessed a significant demand for Valentine’s Day, upwards of ... Read More

All about whiskey

All about whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019 20:04 0

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass you should speak with Lew ... Read More

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

World’s most northerly “Grand Dame” hotel set to relaunch

editor editor- February 6, 2019 23:25 0

First opened in 1870 to welcome aristocratic Britons in search of the world's best salmon fishing, Trondheim's Britannia Hotel will reopen on April 1 after ... Read More

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 22:15 0

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has announced the launch of a new website and video series dedicated to the Tohoku region, the "hidden gem" ... Read More

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:22 0

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for international travelers in Taiwan". The event ... Read More

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

Four Seasons announces nine planned new hotel openings in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 02:52 0

The coming year will mark several significant new openings for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, with the debut of ... Read More

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Railway Campaign for foreign tourists to Japan features famous comic character

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 24, 2019 07:42 0

Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. -- which links the Tokyo hubs of Ikebukuro and Shinjuku with well-established destinations, Chichibu and Kawagoe, in Saitama Prefecture -- has ... Read More

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 20:05 0

Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline of Japan, and Ascenda have signed a strategic partnership to launch a series of market-leading rewards offerings for JAL ... Read More

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:25 0

Henn na Hotel, located in the Japanese city of Sasebo, hit the Guinness Book of Records immediately after its opening, because all hotel staff are ... Read More

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

New Hard Rock Resort concept unveiled in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:25 0

Jim Allen, chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International, revealed a full-scale model of Hard Rock Japan's World-Class Entertainment Resort concept during Hokkaido's Integrated Resort ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57 0

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never ... Read More

MGM Grand welcomes Iron Chef Morimoto’s Momosan Pop-Up Series

MGM Grand welcomes Iron Chef Morimoto’s Momosan Pop-Up Series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 00:13 0

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto will introduce his celebrated ramen restaurant Momosan Ramen & Sake through a series of pop-up dinner experiences January 23-26 at his ... Read More

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 17:25 0

Japan introduced new 'departure tax' for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of ... Read More

‘Sushi King’ pays $3.1 million for most expensive fish in the world

‘Sushi King’ pays $3.1 million for most expensive fish in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 16:39 0

Japanese 'Sushi King' Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs the popular Sushi Zanmai chain, left Tokyo new fish market's annual New Year’s seafood auction with most expensive ... Read More

What’s behind Japan’s new International Tourist Tax?

What’s behind Japan’s new International Tourist Tax?

editor editor- January 5, 2019 02:21 0

Japan to impose tourist tax to visitors leaving longer than 24 hours. Read More

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019 08:38 0

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. 1. leaving 9 injured. The ... Read More

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Taiwan Tourism ends 2018 year with 11 million tourist arrivals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:48 0

The 11 millionth tourist to visit Taiwan in2018 is a Japanese tourist. He arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a flight from Kansai International ... Read More

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Leaving Japan as a tourist: It will cost you!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:03 0

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

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 07:54 0

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will only tell you about the ... Read More

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

Chinese Celebrity Xu Haiqiao brought diversity of Seychelles to Chinese audiences via social media

editor editor- December 28, 2018 21:32 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) office in China collaborated with famous reality show actor, Mr. Xu Haiqiao. Read More

Food so ugly, it’s good: Best foodie cities

Food so ugly, it’s good: Best foodie cities

editor editor- December 27, 2018 23:55 0

These Are the Best Cities for Food in 2019, According to David Chang Read More

Tokyo to Perth, soon non stop on All Nippon Airways

Tokyo to Perth, soon non stop on All Nippon Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 02:58 0

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will launch a new daily direct flight between Tokyo Narita and Perth on 1 September 2019. Read More

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

5 SPA trends for 2019 Revealed

editor editor- December 24, 2018 18:10 0

The most exciting 2019 SPA trends are good news for nature and lovers. Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15 0

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively ... Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44 0

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy ... Read More

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