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The Setouchi Triennale Officially Returns for 2022!

Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2021 0

Art lovers, listen closely! The Setouchi Triennale is expected to take place again in 2022. This spectacular contemporary art festival is held every 3 years ... Read More

Discovering Asia – Kansai, Japan

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 8, 2017 0

Kansai prefecture's most important cities are Osaka and Kyoto. Located on Honshu, the largest island in Japan, on which the capital, Tokyo, is also situated. ... Read More

US-based Japanese travel management firm expands to Houston, Texas

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Kintetsu International Express, the leading U.S. based Japanese travel management company, is expanding its efforts this week and opening a new location in Houston, Texas. ... Read More

Japan expands visa application centers network in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 3, 2017 0

Japan has increased its network of visa application centers in India, adding 13 new cities to make it easier for Indians to apply for Japanese ... Read More

Kanamara Matsuri Festival: Japan celebrates giant penises

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Spring in Japan means the blooming of cherry blossoms, and also... the annual penis festival. The latter takes place on the first Sunday of every ... Read More

First luxury Ascott The Residence opens in Japan’s biggest financial center

Global Editor- March 31, 2017 0

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is geared up to open Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo - the first luxury serviced residence in ... Read More

Australia set to boom as Japan recovers

Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Both Japanese and Australian air travelers are flying in greater numbers again when compared with last year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys which ... Read More

UNWTO chief welcomes Japan’s commitment to tourism development

Global Editor- March 20, 2017 0

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, applauded Japan’s commitment to tourism development as one of the significant pillars of the socio-economic ... Read More

Best crowd-beating spots to see Japan’s cherry blossom this Spring

eturbonews- March 19, 2017 0

Fancy viewing Japan's cherry blossom in the shadow of a volcano, or surrounded by Hiroshima's war time history?  Skyscanner reveals that some of the most ... Read More

Art Olympia 2017 set for Japan

eturbonews- March 16, 2017 0

Art Olympia is a new international open art competition held once in every two years. The main goals are to discover young talented artists and ... Read More

10 planes, 500 limos, 1200 hotel rooms – Saudi king’s visit leaves Japan in awe

Global Editor- March 14, 2017 0

When King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud landed in Japan, people were left in awe of the size of his delegation and his 500 tons (metric) ... Read More

Ireland and Japan join forces for Asia’s largest St. Patrick’s Day event

Global Editor- March 13, 2017 0

The Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce (IJCC), Irish Network Japan (INJ), and the Embassy of Ireland, Japan are co-operating to run Asia's largest St. Patrick's ... Read More

Okinawa prepares to host first Japanese Routes Asia

Global Editor- March 13, 2017 0

Okinawa will host the first Japanese Routes Asia air service development forum this weekend (19-21 March) to boost international transport connections. Now in its 15th ... Read More

Fans of Japanese culture invited to visit Japan with attractive travel deals

Global Editor- March 1, 2017 0

Every year thousands of Japanophiles flock to Japan Week at Grand Central Station, an event where passerby can sample Japan's food, products, and culture, with ... Read More

Ascott set to open Japan’s first Luxury Ascott The Residence

eturbonews- February 27, 2017 0

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is geared up to open Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo - the first luxury serviced residence in ... Read More

Japan sees 24.04 million inbound visitors in 2016

Global Editor- February 23, 2017 0

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced last month that the number of visitors to Japan in 2016 was 24.04 million people. This represents the ... Read More

LGBT inbound and outbound Japan: A huge opportunity for travel and tourism

eturbonews- February 22, 2017 0

Meeting Japanese tourists anywhere on the globe, inbound travel to Japan keeps showing records as well. The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced last month ... Read More

SuperStar Virgo increases length of Shanghai homeport cruises to international standard

Global Editor- February 21, 2017 0

Star Cruises has enhanced its itineraries from Shanghai to meet International standards of 8-Day/7-Night voyages, now taking in the capital city of Tokyo and the ... Read More

‘Dos and don’ts’ of staying in a Ryokan: Kyoto releases guidelines for UK travelers

Global Editor- February 21, 2017 0

For the thousands of UK tourists who visit Kyoto each year, staying in the highly unique and traditional accommodation of a Ryokan is a special ... Read More

Spring Art Exhibition Scheduled at Park Hotel Tokyo

eturbonews- February 20, 2017 0

Park Hotel Tokyo announced on February 21 that it will hold an art exhibition titled "Spring of Prism Go Ogawa Exhibition" from March 20 to ... Read More

Visit Japan Travel Seminar a success in India

Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 14, 2017 0

Continuing its aggressive promotion drive to boost arrivals from India, Japan organized a Visit Japan Travel Seminar 2017 in Delhi, India, today, February 14, 2017, ... Read More

Unexpected results when using a Japanese Toilet: Confusing task

eturbonews- February 5, 2017 0

Using a toilet in Japan can turn into a complicated actiity, and may have embarrassing unexpected results. This is becauce there are toilets, and then ... Read More

Hard Rock International announces Japan division

Global Editor- January 30, 2017 0

var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bxpadij9r","width":150,"height":50,"t":1485422298,"userId":11891656,"type":"html5"}; Hard Rock International – with presence in more than 74 countries – announces the launch of Hard Rock Japan LLC and ... Read More

Tokyo Tourism enticing Indian travelers

Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 30, 2017 0

Tokyo is being promoted as a “wonderland” in a city promotion for 2017, which was revealed in New Delhi, India, today, on January 30, by ... Read More

SuperStar Virgo debuts in Shanghai homeporting from July to October 2017

Global Editor- January 26, 2017 0

var bannersnack_embed = {"hash":"bxpadij9r","width":150,"height":50,"t":1485422298,"userId":11891656,"type":"html5"}; Star Cruises announced the debut homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo to Shanghai from July to October 2017. From her new ... Read More

Japan Airlines Adopts Honeywell GoDirect Fuel Efficiency Software

eturbonews- January 24, 2017 0

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has been selected by Japan Airlines to provide its fuel-management service to help decrease fuel consumption and costs. The deployment of Honeywell's ... Read More

All Nippon Airways to fly superjumbo to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2017 0

The Hawaiian skies will be changing, with All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA), Japan’s biggest airline, planning to fly superjumbo A380s for its Tokyo-Honolulu services, which ... Read More

Trail Tours: Anime Tourism Project to offer 30 film projects to foreign companies

eturbonews- January 16, 2017 0

The Anime Tourism Association, in collaboration with Kadokawa ASCII Research Laboratories, Inc., is accepting applications for a trail tour and trip to filming locations of ... Read More

India-Japan tourism ties set to grow

Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 13, 2017 0

India-Japan tourism ties are set to grow with the launch on January 12, 2017. This is the year for friendly exchanges between the two countries, ... Read More

Spring Airlines Japan launches new China route

Global Editor- January 13, 2017 0

Spring Airlines Japan, a budget airline headquartered in Kozunomori, Japan and 33%-owned by Chinese low-cost carrier Spring Airlines, announced that it will be launching a ... Read More