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Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

Professor Tomohiko Taniguchi is on a tour of Europe in his role as Japan's "Kizuna Ambassador" to speak about his country's recovery after the great East Japan earthquake.

Japan tourism aims to top pre-earthquake arrivals record

Japan’s travel and tourism industry is forecast to stage a complete recovery following last year’s earthquake and tsunami during the first half of 2012.

Japan tourism rebounds strongly

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the launch of the 3rd of 4 quarterly reports about Japan’s recovery for the travel and tourism industry following the Tohoku Tsunami in Japan this

UNWTO Secretary-General and WTTC President meet Japanese Prime Minister

Meeting with Japan´s Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has called for the continued international support of the country’s tourism sector (October 4-6, 2011, Jap

ITB Asia to rally travel industry to help Japan recover

SINGAPORE – Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia, "The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market," has announced that Japan will be the partner country for this year’s show held from Octob

Tourism delegation on a mission to rediscover Japan

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Japan’s tourism infrastructure is nearing a full recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

A new tourism authority for Japan

TOKYO (eTN) - Japan’s best-kept secret is probably its success to attract more foreign travelers to the country over the last decade.

71% of foreign tourists enticed by Japan’s food

(eTN) - Eating Japanese food is the most commonly stated reason for visiting Japan among overseas tourists, according to a recent survey.In the survey, which allowed multiple answers and was conducted by Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO), 71 percent of respondents cited Japanese cuisine among their motives for coming to Japan.