Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category
February 27, 2013, New York, NY: Okinawa, the southernmost Japanese archipelago, will become even more of a cultural draw to global travelers in March 2013. Renovated Ishigaki Airport will reopen on March 7, welcoming international adventure seekers and cultural explorers to the surrounding Yayeyama Islands, where Okinawaâ€™s tradition and culture still reign supreme. Near the [...]
New York, NY, January 18, 2013: Japanâ€™s tropical island, Okinawa, is so cultural and natural that you never imagine. Formally a separate Kingdom of Ryukyu sovereign the band of remote tropical islands in southwest of Japan, its location created the utmost wellness culture entangled with the elegant Japanese hospitality. There has been a quiet growth [...]
New York, NY, November 29, 2012: Japan will be more colorful in art and more international in the coming year. Reflecting Japanâ€™s contemporary cultural richness toward arts, the country is ready for greeting more visitors with both tradition and cultural beauty and interest. The year of 2013 is the time to experience Japanâ€™s uniqueness more [...]
New York, NY, March, 2012: Preparing for the first anniversary of the historic natural disaster that hit the northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), along with Japan Tourism Agency (JTA), expresses special appreciation for all the support from the American people, which brought 566,000 visitors from the US to Japan [...]
New York, NY, February 29, 2012: One of spring icons, cherry blossom, has been brought to the United States from Japan exactly 100 years ago, and Japan is celebrating the centennial in New York City.
New York, NY, January 10, 2012: It is easy to find things recognized as the â€śworldâ€™s number-1â€ť in a small country in Far East: Japan carries more than 400 Guiness world records, including the tallest lighthouse (348 feet tall Marine Tower in Yokohama), the steepest roller coaster made from steel (121 degrees, 95 feet drop [...]
New York, NY, December, 2011: Even with thorough research in advance and digital travel guides and apps, many travelers would like to gear up more with in-person the updated travel information before getting around the country of the rising sun. Tourist Information Center (TIC), the JNTO-operated information center that has been a must-stop for many [...]
New York, NY, October, 2011: Whilethe northeastern Japan still experiences some aftermath of the unprecedented earthquake and tsunami in March, international relief has been touching Japanâ€™s most needed communities. As six months have passed, among those who have been giving hands to the tsunami affected communities are American tourists.
Tokyo has a reputation as an expensive city, but it offers a wide range of options for even the most budget-conscious traveller. Here is a list of great free things to do in Japanâ€™s capital.
In an effort to support the Travel Industry in Japan, The Real Japan on the 6th of July launched a Worldwide Online Contest to win a 100+1 day trip to Japan, called TRAVEL VOLUNTEER.The idea for this project came from one of the employees at The Real Japan, while brainstorming how to bring Tourism back [...]