Restaurant Search Function newly available on JNTO website
Japan National Tourism (JNTO) in conjunction with the creators of the online Japan Restaurant Guide, Gourmet Navigator Inc. (Gournavi) have launched a multilingual restaurant search function on the JNTO website. It is now available in English, Chinese and Korean.
In addition to the specific searches of restaurant type, location and price range, the website also offers search options for English availability at the restaurants, such as English menus and English speaking staff.
Japanese cuisine was the main motivation for Australians travelling to Japan in 2009, according to results of the JNTO’s annual survey of international visitors released on July 30, 2010.
The survey also showed that Australians are not alone in their love of Japanese food with 58.5 percent of all respondents citing Japanese food as the main purpose for their travel. Cuisine also rated number one, came first place, top of the list in a JNTO survey about what visitors most enjoyed about their stay in Japan.
It is evident that the increasing popularity of Japanese cuisine worldwide is having a very positive impact on tourism, drawing food lovers who seek out authentic culinary experiences to Japan.
JNTO Restaurant Search http://www.jnto.go.jp/restaurant-search/eng/index.php