Japan Tourism News
Daley celebrates Tokyo Olympics milestone with Japan National Tourism Organisation
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.
Vietjet launches two new Japan connections
Vietjet has launched two new routes connecting Vietnam and Japan. The news was revealed during a state visit to Japan by Vietnamese prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, as part of the G20 summit.
Webb Ellis trophy touches down in Tokyo, Japan, ahead of Rugby World Cup
The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion’s welcome.
MGallery Kyoto Yura Hotel opens in Japan
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.
Enterprise Holdings expands in Japan with Nippon Rent-A-Car deal
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.
Breaking Travel News investigates: Osaka, Japan
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
Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, completes room overhaul
Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, has completed a comprehensive renovation of its guestrooms and suites to create new levels of luxury.
Japan National Tourism Organisation showcases Tohoku region with new campaign
The organisation worked with Nathan Thornburgh and Matt Goulding, founders of travelogue and publishing house, Roads & Kingdoms, to produce a series of captivating videos which showcase the breadth and depth of the region.
Four Seasons unveils plans for Okinawa development
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and Berjaya Okinawa Development have announced a new hotel development on the island of Okinawa, Japan.
Japan welcomes record 30m international travellers for first time
The Japan National Tourism Organisation has announced that more than 30 million overseas travellers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record and an 8.7 per cent increase over 2017 (the previous record year).
Princess Cruises headed to Japan for 2020
Throughout the year the 2,670-guest Diamond Princess will sail roundtrip from Tokyo and Kobe on over 50 departures to more than 50 destinations in 11 countries.
Finnair to launch Sapporo, Japan, flights in December
British ski lovers can enjoy a piste of the action in the Far East when Finnair starts twice weekly flights to the stunning Japanese ski resort of Sapporo.