Carnival Corporation has officially begun construction of its first terminal in Japan, located at the port of Sasebo. Building was launched with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by government, business and community representatives.
Finnair is doubling its flights to Tokyo with new services to the city’s Haneda Airport now available. The extra daily flights to Tokyo’s second major international airport, are in addition to the Finnish carrier’s existing daily service to Tokyo Narita Airport.
Korean Air has announced its plans to adjust the frequency of some routes to Japan as tensions between the two countries rise. At the same time, the airline will increase the frequency of routes in the south-east Asia, Oceania, and Chinese markets.
The Japan National Tourism Organisation has unveiled a new phase of its promotional campaign for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, with the launch of a collaboration with British diver, Tom Daley.
MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel has made its debut in the country’s ancient capital. The hotel pays homage to the traditions of Kyoto through art and heritage, providing a unique experience inspired by the essence of the local neighbourhood – a key consideration for all MGallery Hotels.
The two companies have entered into a franchise agreement that provides access to Enterprise’s brands for visitors to Japan, as well as for Japanese residents travelling overseas.
Osaka has long sat in the shadow of Tokyo when it comes to Japanese tourism. But with the G20 summit of world leaders and Rugby World Cup visiting the city this year, and Expo 2025 recently awarded, things could be about to change. Breaking Travel News discovers more