Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, has formally opened Japan House London, the new cultural home of Japan in the UK. His royal highness was accompanied by Japan’s deputy prime minister, Taro Aso, and Koji Tsuruoka, ambassador of Japan to the UK.
Finnair is set to boost frequencies on popular Asian routes next summer, including double-daily flights to Hong Kong and additional flights to Japan, as it continues its strong growth across key Asian markets.
UNESCO has designated a series of sites associated with the hidden history of Christians in 16th- to 19th-century Japan as the country’s 18th World Cultural Heritage Site.
Japan will welcome the opening of Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku by InterContinental Hotels Group and Tsukada Global Holdings in 2020.
Vietjet is making it easier than ever to visit Japan, by adding a second route to Osaka, this time from Ho Chi Minh City.
Set to be operational August 1st, this will be Oakwood’s first property in Japan located outside of Tokyo, joining 11 other serviced apartments in the country, as well as a growing portfolio of nearly 60 Oakwood branded properties globally.
Japan has taken the top spot on the Henley Passport Index, now offering its citizens visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to a record total of 189 destinations.
Mitsui Fudosan has signed an agreement with Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts to open Japan’s first Bvlgari Hotel in the large-scale, mixed-use development planned for the Tokyo Station area.