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The quality approach

Japan is leveraging the marketing wave of the recently concluded Rugby World Cup and the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to attract more longhaul visitors with higher spending. Pamela Chow speaks to industry stakeholders to find out what their plans are.

Super Mario joins the party at Universal Studios Japan

Super Nintendo World is slated to open at Universal Studios Japan ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan. According to the official press release,...

JNTO rolls out marketing campaign to ride on Olympic wave

Visitors to Japan this year can enjoy more special offers, experiences and events as well as greater access to cultural properties, thanks to a...

Japan’s return to whaling could hurt growing whale-watching business: tour operators

Japan’s thriving whale watching industry faces upset following the country’s resumption of commercial whaling after a 31-year ban, according to tour group operators. Tokyo withdrew...

Japan goes all out to attract Asians, especially repeat travellers

Asian markets are taking a significant lead in Japan’s inbound arrival numbers, with countries including China and South Korea making up 85 per cent...

Rugby World Cup scores tourism win for Japan

The Rugby World Cup (RWC) has fuelled a tourism boom from the competing nations, according to a study by ForwardKeys. During the period from September...

Travelling fans drive booking surge to Japan ahead of Rugby World...

Advanced flight bookings to Japan suggest rugby fans from the UK, New Zealand and Ireland will be on the ground in force to support...

Former Nok Air chief named Yamagata’s tourism ambassador

Travel experience company Really Really Cool (RRC)'s CEO Patee Sarasin was recently named "Yamagata Special Ambassador of Tourism and Tsuyahime" by Meiko Yoshimura, governor...

Japan’s Kochi teams up with Singapore travel, sports partners to push...

The Kochi Prefectural Government has joined hands with travel and fitness companies in Singapore to roll out hybrid tours for FIT and interest groups...

Okinawa poised to take on Bali and Phuket as international arrivals...

Often called the Hawaii of Japan, Okinawa is attracting a rising number of regional tourists, thanks to greater air connectivity driven by LCCs to...

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