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Hong Kong Airlines to launch daily Osaka service from July

Hong Kong Airlines to launch daily Osaka service from July

Commencing on July 15th, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will launch daily service between Hong Kong and Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan. This new destination will further strengthen the airline’s network in Asia-Pacific, and provide travellers who love this modern and traditional all-in-one city with more travel options.

Insider Journeys launches new tours of Japan

Insider Journeys launches new tours of Japan

Following increased interest in Japan, Asia specialist Insider Journeys, has introduced its first ever Japan private travel brochure. Created in partnership with the Japan National Tourism Organisation, the brochure boasts a huge selection of new immersive trips that promise a greater understanding of this ancient yet futuristic land.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Japan brings a Journey of Harmonious Diversity to Expo 2015

Breaking Travel News investigates: Japan brings a Journey of Harmonious Diversity to Expo 2015

21 May 2015 Focus

Under the theme of ‘Harmonious Diversity,’ Japan aspires to convey feelings of appreciation—cherishing nature and remembering the many people involved in providing food at Expo Milano 2015. The pavilion will deliver this message by providing visitors with the experience of a faraway journey of food, extending from production areas to the dining table. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour.

Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo set for 2017 opening

Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo set for 2017 opening

30 April 2014 Hotel News

The Ascott has brought its premier Ascott The Residence brand to Tokyo through a master lease agreement with Mitsubishi Estate Company, one of Japan’s largest real estate developers. The 129-unit Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is slated to open in 2017, ahead of the 2020 Olympics to be held in the city.

Snow strands thousands at Narita Airport

Snow strands thousands at Narita Airport

15 January 2013 Airline News

Narita Airport in Tokyo saw thousands of passengers stranded in terminals last night after snow caused flight cancellations. Some 71 flights were cancelled after eight centimetres of snow fell on the airport.

All clear given following Japanese tsunami scare

All clear given following Japanese tsunami scare

7 December 2012 Tourism News

An earthquake has struck off the eastern coast of Japan, prompting a small tsunami and evacuations. A one-metre wave hit Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture following the 7.3 magnitude quake, with many people heeding calls to move to higher ground before all alerts were later lifted.

Tokyo welcomes new Skytree

Tokyo welcomes new Skytree

24 May 2012 Tourism News

Thousands of guests have been welcomed to the tallest tower in the world as it opens in Tokyo. The new Skytree dominates the skyline of the city, offering views over the city harbor and, on a clear day, as far as Mt. Fuji.