Tag: japan tourism

Japan’s ancient capital Kyoto tells tourists to stay away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2020 01:53

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said she was targeting a range of businesses for shutdowns from Saturday during a month-long emergency through May 6, after resolving a feud with PM Shinzo ... Read More

Tourism boom: Japan to see highest growth in international arrivals by 2022

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2020 16:59

The tourism industry is forecast to maintain steady growth up to 2022, driven by the rise of middle and upper classes in emerging economies, as well as the development of ... Read More

What makes Japan hottest 2020 travel destination?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2020 16:23

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that more than 31 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2019, marking it an all-time record. "Japan continues to be a destination of ... Read More

Five places in Japan you haven’t visited before

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019 16:10

As travelers from around the world flock to Japan's hotspots like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka ahead of the 2020 Olympics, there are five under-the-radar destinations for 2020 that are rarely ... Read More

Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture emerges as trending adventure travel destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019 23:02

From its dramatic coastline cliffs to its picturesque mountain ranges, Japan's lesser-known Miyagi Prefecture boasts some of the country's best terrain and natural environments for adventure travel and fitness aficionados. ... Read More

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

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

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" of northern Japan. JNTO worked ... Read More

Japan Tourism breaks visitor record

editor editor- January 17, 2019 01:17

The Japan National Tourism Organization announced that more than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018. Read More

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

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

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 wildlife that remains largely untouched ... Read More

Japan: the road to recovery a year after the quake

editor editor- March 26, 2012 06:04

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. Read More

Japan tourism aims to top pre-earthquake arrivals record

editor editor- March 8, 2012 01:18

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. Read More

Japan tourism rebounds strongly

editor editor- December 15, 2011 05:20

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 ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary-General and WTTC President meet Japanese Prime Minister

editor editor- October 6, 2011 08:18

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 Read More

ITB Asia to rally travel industry to help Japan recover

editor editor- October 4, 2011 05:35

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 ... Read More

Tourism delegation on a mission to rediscover Japan

editor editor- June 21, 2011 04:07

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

A new tourism authority for Japan

editor editor- October 8, 2008 06:41

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

71% of foreign tourists enticed by Japan’s food

editor editor- December 19, 2007 03:56

(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 ... Read More