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Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

Japan Emergency Information for Tourists after Typhoon Hagibis

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

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

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

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

Tokyo about to be attacked by deadly Typhoon Hagibis

Tokyo about to be attacked by deadly Typhoon Hagibis

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

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

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

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

Carnival Corporation breaks ground on new cruise terminal in Sasebo, Japan

As part of a strategic partnership agreement signed in March 2018 with the city of Sasebo and MLIT Japan, ... Read More

Tokyo edges past Beijing, Paris and London, tops list of 25 top cities by GDP

Tokyo edges past Beijing, Paris and London, tops list of 25 top cities by GDP

Tokyo has edged past Beijing, Paris, Seoul and London to emerge as the top city in the revenue analysis ... Read More

Here We Come, Osaka! Centara Signs Historic Deal for First Japanese Property

Here We Come, Osaka! Centara Signs Historic Deal for First Japanese Property

Centara Grand Hotel Osaka, a 5-star property with 515 keys, will open in mid-2023 in a new 34-storey tower ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister moves to recover Japan market

Jamaica Tourism Minister moves to recover Japan market

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry will be placing special focus on increasing arrivals from Japan ... Read More

Rugby World Cup boosts tourism to Japan

Rugby World Cup boosts tourism to Japan

New study has revealed that the Rugby World Cup (RWC) has fuelled a boom in Japan's tourism from the ... Read More

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation to open SpaceJet Montreal Center

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation to open SpaceJet Montreal Center

Today, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced plans to establish their footprint in the Montreal region of Quebec, Canada. Having launched ... Read More

Japan Airlines moving Moscow flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport in 2020

Japan Airlines moving Moscow flights to Sheremetyevo International Airport in 2020

Japan Airlines (JAL) revealed upcoming plans to relocate services to Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. The carrier has operated flights ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Osaka, Japan

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Osaka, Japan

Qatar Airways announced services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, ... Read More

Typhoon Faxai hits Tokyo: 1 killed, 40 injured, hundreds of thousands without power

Typhoon Faxai hits Tokyo: 1 killed, 40 injured, hundreds of thousands without power

At least one person has been killed and 40 others injured while hundreds of thousands have been left stranded ... Read More

Tokyo flights canceled, train services suspended as city prepares for Typhoon Faxai

Tokyo flights canceled, train services suspended as city prepares for Typhoon Faxai

All air and ground transport in Tokyo has come to a standstill as Japan braces for Typhoon Faxai, with ... Read More

One dead, dozens injured when express train collides with truck in Yokohama, Japan

One dead, dozens injured when express train collides with truck in Yokohama, Japan

A Keikyu Line train has derailed after colliding with a truck at a railway crossing in Yokohama, Japan, injuring ... Read More

6.0 earthquake strikes Hokkaido, Japan

6.0 earthquake strikes Hokkaido, Japan

A 6.0 earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan, today less than an hour ago at 23:46:39 UTC. Said one person on ... Read More

New US-Japan aviation agreement hailed by US airline industry

New US-Japan aviation agreement hailed by US airline industry

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, issued the following statement commending the ... Read More

Korean Air slashes Japan routes amid flaring tensions

Korean Air slashes Japan routes amid flaring tensions

Korean Air has announced its plans to adjust the frequency of some routes, in consideration of decreasing demand of ... Read More

Tourism, culture and history: What Okinawa and Hawaii share

Tourism, culture and history: What Okinawa and Hawaii share

Okinawa and Hawaii tourism and cultural issues have a lot in common. Okinawa sits over 1500km from Tokyo, halfway ... Read More

United Airlines announces Tokyo, Haneda service from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/Newark and Washington, D.C.

United Airlines announces Tokyo, Haneda service from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/Newark and Washington, D.C.

United Airlines today announced it will begin service between four of its U.S. hubs and Tokyo's Haneda International Airport, ... Read More

Hawaiian Kahala Hotel & resort now in Yokohama, Japan

Hawaiian Kahala Hotel & resort now in Yokohama, Japan

The Kahala Hotel & Resort, a prestigious luxury resort located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, announced on August 16 that it ... Read More

300,000 told to evacuate, hundreds of flights cancelled in Japan ahead of tropical storm Krosa

300,000 told to evacuate, hundreds of flights cancelled in Japan ahead of tropical storm Krosa

Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday as a tropical storm Krosa bore down ... Read More

President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

Should Americans believe American Travel Warnings or Advisories? President Trump doesn't really think so. For many years travel advisories ... Read More

Delta Air Lines will be largest U.S. carrier serving Tokyo-Haneda in 2020

Delta Air Lines will be largest U.S. carrier serving Tokyo-Haneda in 2020

Under a final decision announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation today, Delta Air Lines will become the largest ... Read More

Halekulani brand officially opens luxury hotel in Okinawa

Halekulani brand officially opens luxury hotel in Okinawa

Halekulani Okinawa, enviably situated on the main island of Okinawa, Japan, officially opened its doors on July 26, 2019, ... Read More

Japan’s heatwave toll: 57 dead, over 18,000 hospitalized

Japan’s heatwave toll: 57 dead, over 18,000 hospitalized

Fifty-seven people have died and more than 18,000 have sought hospital treatment since July 29, when Japan was blanketed ... Read More

South Korea and Japanese Tourism ruled by history: Japan is worried!

South Korea and Japanese Tourism ruled by history: Japan is worried!

Japan and South Korea are people of a similar mentality and outlook on life. Both nations are conservative in ... Read More

Deadly arson attack in Kyoto, Japan leaves at least 12 dead

Deadly arson attack in Kyoto, Japan leaves at least 12 dead

Tourism is big business in Kyoto, Japan.  Today this usually quiet and safe town was the scene of death ... Read More

Earthquake strikes northwest of Ryukyu Islands in Japan

Earthquake strikes northwest of Ryukyu Islands in Japan

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the northwest of the Ryukyu Islands in Japan today at 00:57:43 UTC, July 13, ... Read More

Who is the latest to jump on the romance tourism bandwagon?

Who is the latest to jump on the romance tourism bandwagon?

The latest to promote wedding tourism from India is actually a myriad of islands in the Pacific. It is ... Read More

Japan National Tourism Organization names new Executive Director for India

Japan National Tourism Organization names new Executive Director for India

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced Yusuke Yamamoto as the new Executive Director of Tourism for the India ... Read More

2.99 million Japanese tourists will travel overseas this summer: Guam, Saipan and Hawaii popular

2.99 million Japanese tourists will travel overseas this summer: Guam, Saipan and Hawaii popular

According to a report in the Japan Times the number of people who will travel overseas from Japan during ... Read More

Japanese airline looking to start Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route

Japanese airline looking to start Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo route

The Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan, Kuninori Matsuda, said that a Japanese airline wants to start flights for an Islamabad-Bangkok-Tokyo ... Read More

Lotte Arai Resort: Japan’s Green Season

Lotte Arai Resort: Japan’s Green Season

LOTTE ARAI RESORT has increased its popularity during Japan'sGreen Season by suggesting visitors to Niigata Prefecture spend part of ... Read More

Now departing: Hawaiian Airlines Fukuoka-Honolulu flights

Now departing: Hawaiian Airlines Fukuoka-Honolulu flights

After launching Fukuoka, Japan, service from Honolulu, Hawaii, in April 2012, Hawaiian Airlines suspended its daily service to Fukuoka ... Read More

Puroland Summer: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo announces first music festival and beach event

Puroland Summer: Hello Kitty Land Tokyo announces first music festival and beach event

This summer Hello Kitty Land Tokyo celebrates its first ever summer festival from 12th July until 1st September. The ... Read More