Japan Tourism News

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto opens to guests

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto opens to guests

15th Oct 2016 Hotel News

In the shadow of Higashiyama Mountain in the temple district of Japan’s ancient capital, a modern oasis of serenity and style opens the doors to a city that is both beautiful and mysterious, breath-taking and inspiring. This is Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, secluded amid a five acre 12th century pond garden, yet just moments from key centres of business, culture, history and natural wonders.

Finnair adds Asia capacity with new departures to Tokyo and Hong Kong

Finnair adds Asia capacity with new departures to Tokyo and Hong Kong

13th Oct 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Finnair continues to grow its Asian traffic, and has announced it will add capacity and frequencies to the Tokyo and Hong Kong routes with the A350 for the summer 2017 season. Finnair will increase its current flight schedule between Helsinki and Tokyo with four additional weekly flights to Narita airport. Finnair currently operates daily to Narita with the A330.

Hawaiian Airlines to operate daytime Tokyo flights

Hawaiian Airlines to operate daytime Tokyo flights

22nd Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Hawaiian Airlines has received tentative approval from the US department of transportation to shift its current daily flight between Honolulu and Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport into a coveted daytime schedule. The new flights will begin on October 29th, 2016. The tentative award follows a DOT ruling in May granting Hawaiian a night-time slot pair to provide daily service between Haneda and Kona three times weekly and Haneda and Honolulu four times weekly.

Hong Kong Airlines launches new route to Narita Airport, Tokyo

Hong Kong Airlines launches new route to Narita Airport, Tokyo

8th Jul 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally acclaimed full-service airline, has celebrated its daily direct service to Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. The new service further strengthens the airline’s network in Japan. To mark the official launch of this route, Hong Kong Airlines held grand celebrations at both Hong Kong International Airport and Narita International Airport.

Hong Kong Airlines to launch daily Osaka service from July

Hong Kong Airlines to launch daily Osaka service from July

2nd Jun 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Commencing on July 15th, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will launch daily service between Hong Kong and Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan. This new destination will further strengthen the airline’s network in Asia-Pacific, and provide travellers who love this modern and traditional all-in-one city with more travel options.

Insider Journeys launches new tours of Japan

Insider Journeys launches new tours of Japan

Following increased interest in Japan, Asia specialist Insider Journeys, has introduced its first ever Japan private travel brochure. Created in partnership with the Japan National Tourism Organisation, the brochure boasts a huge selection of new immersive trips that promise a greater understanding of this ancient yet futuristic land.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Japan brings a Journey of Harmonious Diversity to Expo 2015

Breaking Travel News investigates: Japan brings a Journey of Harmonious Diversity to Expo 2015

21st May 2015 Focus

Under the theme of ‘Harmonious Diversity,’ Japan aspires to convey feelings of appreciation—cherishing nature and remembering the many people involved in providing food at Expo Milano 2015. The pavilion will deliver this message by providing visitors with the experience of a faraway journey of food, extending from production areas to the dining table. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.

Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo set for 2017 opening

Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo set for 2017 opening

30th Apr 2014 Hotel News

The Ascott has brought its premier Ascott The Residence brand to Tokyo through a master lease agreement with Mitsubishi Estate Company, one of Japan’s largest real estate developers. The 129-unit Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is slated to open in 2017, ahead of the 2020 Olympics to be held in the city.

Snow strands thousands at Narita Airport

Snow strands thousands at Narita Airport

15th Jan 2013 Airline News

Narita Airport in Tokyo saw thousands of passengers stranded in terminals last night after snow caused flight cancellations. Some 71 flights were cancelled after eight centimetres of snow fell on the airport.