Japan Tourism News
Japanese Ambassador’s statement on the Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake
The Japanese Ambassador to the UK has made a statement regarding the earthquake. Read details here.
Delta pledges $1 Million in cash, in-kind support for Japan disaster relief
Delta Air Lines is pledging $1 million in cash and in-kind support to disaster relief efforts in Japan following last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. The airline’s efforts are centered on two relief programs:
Boeing commits $2 Million to support relief efforts in Japan
Boeing announced today that the company and its employees will contribute $2 million to assist with recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Japan earthquake hits overseas markets globally
Nations around the world are bracing themselves for a large slump in tourism arrivals from Japan, following last week’s devastating earthquake. Touism chiefs in Queensland fear falling arrivals from Japan could further dent a region already struggling to recover from the devastating floods. And everywhere from Taiwan to India, destinations are already feeling the pinch.
Flights return to Narita Airport in Japan
Airlines operating from the United States and Australia have returned to full operations in Japan following an earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Friday. American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both confirmed they would offer a full schedule today following disruption over the weekend, while Qantas added services were continuing as normal.
Tsunami disaster in Japan - Sorrow and dismay at news of death and injuries
Messe Berlin has reacted with sorrow and dismay following the latest news from the disaster-struck areas in Japan and news of the tsunami threat to countries in Asia and Oceania in the Pacific.
Up to 215,000 Japanese in shelters following earthquake
Some 215,000 Japanese are in emergency shelters following a devastating earthquake and tsunami which hit the country yesterday. Hundreds are feared dead with thousands still missing as a huge relief operation swings into action.
Tsunami strikes Japan following massive earthquake
As many as 250 civilians are feared dead after an earthquake sent a tsunami crashing into the north of Japan earlier. Many more are missing, with extensive damage reported across the region. Pictures from local television stations show buildings toppling under pressure from a huge wave of water, with cars, boats, and even roads also swallowed up.
Blossom set to shine in Japan
Only 4 days in Tokyo, boasting some 180 international and Japanese buyers, Blossom Japan for the first time, welcomes some of the finest luxurious brands, destinations and DMC‘s from all over the world and Japan to come together.
Japanese tourism hit as China issues travel warning
China has issued a travel warning for Japan after a group of Chinese tourists were attacked on a trip to the port of Fukuoka in the wake of a bitter territorial dispute between the two countries.
Japan Tourism Agency extends its support to Blossom Japan
As Blossom Japan gears up for its debut in Tokyo early next year, the Japan Tourism Agency has extended its support to the event identifying the opportunity it brings to Japanese tourism.
Japan relaxes Chinese visa restrictions
Japan has relaxed financial criteria for Chinese travellers seeking individual visas to enter the country. In an effort to boost visitor numbers, the Japan Tourism Authority has also increased the number of Chinese locations at which applications can be made.