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Tag: Japan Tours and Activities

More of Tokyo to love

Tokyo’s tourism players are responding to a growing desire for outdoor and wellness experiences by crafting programmes that spotlight off-the-beaten track locations and activities. Kathryn Wortley finds out more.

Japan tour operators set to benefit from JTB-TripAdvisor partnership

Japan’s largest travel agency, JTB Corporation, and TripAdvisor’s brand Bókun have launched a digital platform to support tour and activity operators in Japan. JTB Bókun...

Venturing into virtual space

Like most tour guides who made the leap into the virtual experience market to tide through the Covid-19 slump, Lee Xian Jie also ventured...

Pandemic spurs Japan tourism players to innovate

Japan’s tourism sellers are adapting their marketiang strategies and boosting customer care to court visitors as the country starts to reopen for travel. Activities range...

Soba-making workshop in Tokushimaya’s Iya Valley

Tokushima’s serene Iya Valley holds many surprises, one of which is visiting an award-winning folk singer’s home to learn the art of soba-making.

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...

New Fantasyland coming to Tokyo Disneyland in April 2020

Tokyo Disneyland will welcome the launch of Fantasyland, a large-scale development boasting brand-new attractions, on April 15, 2020. New attractions include the Enchanted Tale of...

Ainu-centric tourism takes off in Japan as indigenous people gain legal...

The travel trade in Hokkaido is ramping up efforts to develop Ainu-focused tourism, following the enactment of a Japanese law in April that recognises...

Hokkaido’s Kiroro village set for US$900m transformation into alpine destination

Property Perfect has unveiled a masterplan to transform Kiroro, a mountain village in the heart of Hokkaido popular with ski and board enthusiasts, into...

Japan walking tours step up in popularity

An alternative form of land tours – self-guided walking tours – is stepping into the spotlight among travellers in Japan. Japan tourism representatives at the...

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