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Category: Japan travel news

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine suspended in Japan after two deaths

eturbonews- August 30, 2021 0

Japan’s health ministry has confirmed that two individuals who were vaccinated using doses from the batch have died. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Read More

Japan to declare COVID-19 State of Emergency in eight more prefectures

eturbonews- August 24, 2021 0

Hokkaido, Miyagi, Gifu, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Okayama and Hiroshima prefectures will officially be under the State of Emergency from this Friday until September 12. - ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism rewards Japanese Olympic volunteer with luxury vacation

eturbonews- August 19, 2021 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that the Jamaica Tourist Board with the assistance of local stakeholders will be offering Japanese Olympic volunteer, ... Read More

Ten People Wounded In a Stabbing Rampage On Tokyo Commuter Train

eturbonews- August 6, 2021 0

The incident has caused major disruption on the Odakyu railway, with operations suspended up and down the line from the two affected stations. - eTurboNews ... Read More

First case of COVID-19 reported in Tokyo Olympic Village

eturbonews- July 17, 2021 0

The Games, canceled last year due global COVID-19 pandemic, scheduled to be held without spectators and under strict health protocols between July 23 and August ... Read More

Bangkok Airports to Serve as COVID-19 Field Hospitals

eturbonews- July 13, 2021 0

Thailand Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said this weekend that the arrangement for another 7,000 beds was being made due to the current coronavirus situation in ... Read More

State of emergency: Japan bans all spectators from 2020 Tokyo Olympics

eturbonews- July 8, 2021 0

Spectators will not be allowed to attend 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to a sharp spike of COVID-19 infections in Japan. | State of emergency: ... Read More

Tokyo declares COVID-19 state of emergency but Tokyo Olympics still a go?

eturbonews- July 7, 2021 0

Japanese capital city goes into this new state of emergency less than three weeks before is is scheduled to host 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. | ... Read More

COVID-19 Delta Variant surging across the globe

eturbonews- July 2, 2021 0

Go to a location where vaccinations are not so high, and you are likely to be looking at a place where the COVID-19 Delta Variant ... Read More

Tokyo 2020 legacy could have some positive impact on Japanese tourism

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

The positive aspects of Tokyo 2020’s tourism legacy will offer no quick fix for the amount of investment that will be lost due to no ... Read More

No booze at the Games: Tokyo Olympics goes alcohol-free

eturbonews- June 22, 2021 0

Tokyo Olympics officials apparently reversed an earlier plan to allow alcoholic beverage sales to spectators at competition venues. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Foreign Olympians could be expelled from Japan if they violate COVID-19 regulations

eturbonews- June 16, 2021 0

Newest version of Tokyo Olympics «playbook» with various COVID-19 countermeasures says all athletes may face penalties for not complying with them, including a withdrawal of ... Read More

Kansai International Airport launches modernization of Terminal 1

eturbonews- June 4, 2021 0

The goal is to create more capacity and improve the passenger experience without building a new terminal. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Tokyo Olympics could result in ‘Olympic’ strain of COVID-19

eturbonews- May 27, 2021 0

Japanese officials “cannot deny the possibility of even a new strain of the virus potentially emerging” because Tokyo Olympic Games. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

New chief named for Japan National Tourism Organization’s New York office

eturbonews- May 25, 2021 0

Michiaki Yamada is looking forward to working with the JNTO team to showcase and exhibit the diversity in the natural and cultural worlds of Japan ... Read More

US Moderna and UK AstraZeneca vaccines officially approved in Japan

eturbonews- May 21, 2021 0

Two new types of COVID-19 vaccine have been authorized for Japanese citizens and residents aged 18 or older. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

IOC: COVID or no COVID, 2020 Tokyo Olympics is a go

eturbonews- May 21, 2021 0

International Olympic Committee announced that the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will proceed as planned, despite the Japanese capital city currently being in a state ... Read More

Will India cause Vistara airline service glitch to Tokyo?

Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 12, 2021 0

Even as there may be general gloom on the aviation and tourism front, rays of hope are coming now and again, which are very welcome ... Read More

Powerful earthquake jolts northern Japan

eturbonews- May 1, 2021 0

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes northeast Japan on Saturday - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Two Major Earthquakes off Japan, no Tsunami

Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2021 0

Japan is home to many earthquakes. Most quakes, even in the 6 reach are without major damages and injuries. Two major quakes were just recorded ... Read More

Rosewood Miyakojima opens in 2024

eturbonews- April 23, 2021 0

The ultra-luxury resort represents the first Rosewood property in Japan - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Japan has the most powerful passport in a post-pandemic world

eturbonews- April 13, 2021 0

Japanese passport holders theoretically able to access a record 193 destinations around the world visa-free - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

2021 Diving World Cup canceled

eturbonews- April 2, 2021 0

The 2021 FINA Diving World Cup was to serve as a qualifying tournament for Tokyo Olympics - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

African Tourism Board applauds Burkina Faso, Liberia, Niger, Sierra Leone alarm raised in Tokyo

eturbonews- March 24, 2021 0

African nations step up pressure on Tokyo Government to close ivory market ahead of March 29 government meeting. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines expands Pre-Clear Program to Japan, South Korea

eturbonews- March 15, 2021 0

Expanding Pre-Clear Program to Japan and South Korea simplifies the travel experience for Hawaiian Airlines' international guests - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online Read More

Finding Silver Linings in a COVID-Affected Tourism World

eturbonews- March 8, 2021 0

It’s difficult to draw many positives out of the COVID-19 situation, particularly for tourism businesses who have been impacted negatively by the virus and the ... Read More

Another earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan

eturbonews- February 15, 2021 0

National Meteorological Office has warned that aftershocks are possible during the week Continue reading Another earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan at eTurboNews | ... Read More

Leak at a Nuclear Power Plant concern after Japanese Earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2021 0

Japan has a history of major earthquakes. Another one hit the country last night. Reports of a leak at a nuclear plant reminds of the ... Read More

Huge Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Fukushima and Tokyo

eturbonews- February 13, 2021 0

The earthquake prompted fears of a potential tsunami, but the threat was soon called off Continue reading Huge Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Fukushima and Tokyo ... Read More

7.1 Earthquake in Japan

Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2021 0

A 7.1 strong earthquake was measured off the East Coast of Japan hits Miyagi, Fukushima prefectures in northeastern Japan. There is no possibility of a ... Read More