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.
Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers. The partnership means that Trainline leisure customers now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket and at a fixed price.
Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo, the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the Asia-Pacific region, has opened its doors. Located on the fashionable Namiki-dori street in cosmopolitan Ginza, the 164-room full-service lifestyle hotel offers travellers a home base in a neighbourhood where even the most avid explorers can stay entertained for days on end.