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UNWTO calls for continued support for Japanese tourism

UNWTO calls for continued support for Japanese tourism

United Nations World Tourism Organisation secretary-general, Taleb Rifai, has called for continued international support of the tourism sector in Japan. “It is vital that we continue to work together to share accurate information on Japan’s recovery, provide support to those areas most affected and pass on the message that the situation has returned to normalcy in most of the areas which suffered the impact of the March earthquake,” explained Rifai.

Japan inbound to US: recovering but not recovered

29 August 2011 Press Release Tourism News

The number of Japanese travelers into the United States is beginning to recover from a downturn following the island nation’s March 11 earthquake, tsunami, and radiation leaks, according to an NTA-TMI survey and NTA members.

ANA helps with Japan’s recovery

ANA helps with Japan’s recovery

22 April 2011 Focus

As Japan begins rebuilding after the devastating earthquake and tsunami of 11 March, All Nipon Airways is playing a key role in operating relief flights. BTN talks to Katsuji Kitazawa, ANA’s Head of UK Sales, about the current situation.

Japan tourism begins recovery

Japan tourism begins recovery

18 April 2011 Tourism News

Tourists should no longer shun visits to Japan, as radiation levels at the country’s main airport and ports are “well within safe limits” according to new advice from the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Japan warned over new tsunami

Japan warned over new tsunami

7 April 2011 Press Release Tourism News

An earthquake off the east coast of Honshu – the main island of Japan – has prompted warnings of a new tsunami in the country. A warning was issued for the north-east of Japan after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck earlier.