A new service to deliver baggage from a hotel in Japan to an airport in a foreign country is launched for inbound travelers
Combination of the Airporter’s baggage delivery system with an airline’s online check-in system allows a traveler to deliver baggage from a hotel and to pick it up at an arrival airport in a foreign country.
NAVITIME Japan links with Hong Kong-based activity booking Klook on its route search or for tour passes
NAVITIME Japan and Klook partner in service linkages on ‘Japan Travel by NAVITIME’ for inbound travelers to Japan and ‘NAVITIME Transit’ for transit route search.
NS Solutions, a Japanese digital solution provider, starts selling a DX support solution for travel companies to make seamless management possible
NS Solutions (NSSOL), a Japanese digital solution provider, has started selling ‘TRIPHOO,’ a DX support solution for travel companies to helps them manage a series of operations for tour planning and selling on a system.
Airbnb hosts in Japan earn 745 million JPY with 67,000 guests in total in local areas without hotels
Airbnb revealed that more than 67,000 guests stayed in its listings in local areas without hotels in Japan, by which Japanese hosts earned more than 745 million JPY ($5.2 million) in total so far.
Expedia finds that Japanese users searched more long-haul overseas destinations than before for this summer vacation
According to Expedia, searches about overseas destinations for this summer by Japanese users are 227% more than a year ago. The most-searched city is Seoul.
A Japanese accommodation booking management system partners experience booking platform Klook for inventory sharing
TL-Lincoln, a accommodation booking and selling management system of Japan, has begun partnership with Klook to allows TL-Lincoln users in Japan to provide global OTA Klook with their rooms.
The average expenditure on internet by a household increased by 10.8% year on year to 21,975 JPY in April 2023. Travel expenditure on internet was up 58.7% to 4,402 JPY, close to 4,771 JPY in August 2019.
Travel-tech international conference 'WiT Japan 2023' Executive Committee talks about what topics are discussed
Travel-tech international conference ‘WiT Japan & North Asia’ will be held in Tokyo on July 5 and 6 2023. Kei Shibata (Venture Republic CEO) and Aya Aso (SAVVY Collective CEO), Executive Committee members, talked about what speakers are expected to discuss in the event.
The in-destination international conference ‘Arival’ shows six key trends in Asian market, such as acceleration of online booking or photogenic experiences
Arival, the in-destination international conference organizer announced six key trends in APAC, such as acceleration of online booking, photogenic experiences or the return of the outbound travel from China.
Travel-tech international conference ‘Digital Travel APAC’ will kick off in Singapore on August 14 2023, joined by travel professionals in the region [PR]
The 8th ‘Digital Travel APAC,’ a travel-tech international conference specializing in APAC, will kick off for three days from August 14 2023, hosted by World Business Research (WBR). Travel professionals will take about what is the future travel in APAC.
ANA NEO, a ANA Group company, opened ‘ANA GranWhale NFT MarketPlace’ to sell its original and unique NFT products as ‘ANA NFT Collection.’
The latest JTB survey on DX finds that 43% of DMOs or local governments want to use TikTok or GoogleMyBuisness as tools to delivery information.
Japanese AI-based travel booking startup became bankrupt due to rapid booking reduction during the pandemic
atta, a Japanese AI-based travel booking service startup. became bankrupt with total debts of about 130 million JPY. Up-front investment for the system development weighted the business management.
International travel-tech conference ‘WiT Japan’ will be held face-to-face in Westin Tokyo on July 5 and 6 2023. Early-bird tickets will be available by May 12.
Japan’s leading travel company JTB invests to a restaurant booking platform to promote gastronomy tourism
JTB has decided to invest to Tablecross, an operator of one-stop food platform ‘byFood.com' for international travelers to Japan, in order to promote gastronomy tourism.
A Japanese startup regional airline launches a fan community club, for which NFT arts are sold, before starting its service
TOKI AIR, a Nigata Airport-based startup regional airline, has developed ‘TOKI AIR NFT Project’ to launch a fan community ‘CLUB TOKI’ and to sell NFT arts.
Japanese travel fintech service ‘HafH’ founder talks about his ambition to redesign the world with a new business model
Kenji Sunada, founder and CEO of KabuK Style talks about his ambition on fintech-based travel subscription services ‘HafH’ for accommodation and flight. He said, "We are committed to change the world with a new business model.”
Airbnb Japan partners Kansai Tourism Bureau for inbound tourism promotions toward Osaka Kansai EXPO 2025
Airbnb Japan signed a comprehensive partnership agreement with Kansai Tourism Bureau for home-sharing-based tourism promotions targeting international visitors for Osaka Kansai EXPO 2025.
JR West, a Japanese railway company in western Japan, has begun offering a share space booking and payment platform service ‘+ PLACE.' About 400 bookable places are available for the service in the beginning.
Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai will be a complete cashless event, offering its original e-money and point reward
Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai will be a complete cashless event without accepting cash payment. its original e-money payment ‘EXPO 2025 Digital Wallet’ will be introduced by the end of March 2024.