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Five places in Japan you haven’t visited before

Five places in Japan you haven’t visited before

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

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

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

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

Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture emerges as trending adventure travel destination

Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture emerges as trending adventure travel destination

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

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

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

Milan Malpensa Airport prepares to welcome All Nippon Airways in 2020

Milan Malpensa Airport prepares to welcome All Nippon Airways in 2020

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

Japan announces top 2020 festivals for Olympic and Paralympic tourists

Japan announces top 2020 festivals for Olympic and Paralympic tourists

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

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

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

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

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

Guam and Karatsu friendship strengthened in Japan

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

Japan Airlines announces international network expansion

Japan Airlines announces international network expansion

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

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties

Japan cancels 940 regular flights to South Korea amid souring ties

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

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

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