January 2019 - Japan National Tourism Organization



Archive "January 2019"

Strawberry Dessert Buffet at Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

Partners Information: To celebrate Hina-Matsuri (Girl’s Doll Festival), Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo will hold a special Strawberry Dessert Buffet – Girl’s Celebration from 1 February to 31 March…...

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Tasting Saitama grown European Vegetables at Trattoria Azzuri in Musashi Urawa

Hi everyone! This is Love Saitama Ambassador Jessica. There’s a very special restaurant that I would like to introduce you to today: Trattoria Azzuri! Located at Musashi Urawa Station on the Saikyo Line it is a 30 minute trip from…...

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Visiting The Museum of Modern Art Saitama (MOMAS) and Kita Urawa Park

Hello there everyone! This is Jessica, I am a New Zealand born television personality living in Japan. This is my first article as a Love Saitama Ambassador. This time I had the pleasure of visiting The Museum of Modern Art…...

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JR West Online Train Reservations to launch

Partners Information: West Japan Railway Company (JR West) will launch a service allowing overseas tourists to purchase JR Tickets online before their arrival, including tickets that are only available to overseas visitors. After arriving in Japan, customers can pick up…...

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ANA to begin direct flights between Tokyo and Perth

Partners Information: All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years will begin offering direct daily services between Tokyo and Perth, Australia in September 2019. The flight will be based out of Narita International Airport and…...

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33rd Ice Sculpture Festival at Matsumoto Castle

Partners Information: The 33rd annual Matsumoto Castle Ice Sculpture Festival will be held on Saturday 26 January to Sunday 27 January 2019. Entry is free. The highlight of the event is the National Ice-Carving Competition which will be held in…...

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Snow forecast in Japan 2019

Heavy snow is predicted to fall in eastern and western area during the 2018 December to 2019 January holiday season. There may be possible train and flight delays and cancellations. Please check below resources for updates and details. Japan Visitor…...

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Kumamoto earthquake 03 January 2019

On January 3rd 2019 at approximately 6:10 pm JST, a strong earthquake (Magnitude 5.1) occurred in Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, southwestern Japan. According to Japan Meteorological Agency, this earthquake poses no tsunami risk. Japan Visitor Hotline Japan…...

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