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Okonomiyaki Cooking Studio OKOSTA opens

Partners Information: Okonomiyaki Cooking Studio OKOSTA Is Now Open! OKOSTA, a brand-new facility for one of Hiroshima’s popular experience programs for tourists – okonomiyaki cooking – has…...
January 24, 2019 | Cuisine | Latest News

Visit Wakayama Instagram Photo Competition

Partners Information: Have you been to Wakayama Prefecture? Do you have some great photos of your time there? Join the @VisitWakayama Instagram Photo Contest, on…...
January 24, 2019 | Competitions | Latest News

teamLab: Digitized Hiroshima Castle

Partners Information: teamLab (the art collective behind ‘Borderless’ and ‘Planets’ in Tokyo) presents Digitized Hiroshima Castle. Hiroshima Castle is one of Japan’s top three flatland…...
January 24, 2019 | Arts | Events | Latest News

3 lesser-known cherry blossom viewing spots

Partners Information: Japan’s spring cherry blossoms are a must-see for visitors. In late March to early April, when temperatures begin to warm following the cold winter,…...
January 22, 2019 | Cherry Blossoms | Latest News

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…...
January 18, 2019 | Cuisine | Latest News

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…...
January 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

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,…...
January 8, 2019 | Latest News | Transportation

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.…...
January 7, 2019 | Events | Latest News

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…...
January 4, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

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.…...
January 4, 2019 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Private 1-day taxi tour of Nara City

Partners Information: Do you want to tour Nara City in the back of a chauffeur driven car and visit the major tourist sites and attractions in…...
December 24, 2018 | Day Tours | Latest News

Japan Visitor Hotline

We are pleased to launch the Japan Visitor Hotline, a 24-hour, 365 days a year, multilingual call service for travellers in Japan. Call the Japan Visitor Hotline…...
December 21, 2018 | Latest News | Travel Advisory

Visit the Seven Gods of Fortune during the New Year

Partners Information: One Japanese tradition is the practice of “Shichifukujin-meguri”, or “visiting the Seven Gods of Fortune”, during the New Year to pray for good luck…...
December 20, 2018 | Culture | Latest News