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Three prefectures in Hokuriku will start receiving bookings for financial aid package on March 8 2024, encouraging leisure travel in the earthquake-hit regions

Three prefectures in Hokuriku will start receiving bookings for financial aid package on March 8 2024, encouraging leisure travel in the earthquake-hit regions

Niigata, Toyama and Fukui Prefectures have decided to receive bookings for financial aid package on March 8 2024. The package will be applicable to travel from March 16 to April 26.
A community website for Asian travelers to Japan launches a new SNS with a simultaneous translation function

A community website for Asian travelers to Japan launches a new SNS with a simultaneous translation function

‘FUN! JAPAN,' a community website for Asian travelers to Japan, launched a new SNS, which is a service for community members to enjoy conversations with simultaneous translation.
Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, increasing available seats to 900 seats a week on the route

Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, increasing available seats to 900 seats a week on the route

Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, expecting to carry transit passengers to Milan, Madrid, Paris or London beyond Dubai from Japan.
Japan Tourism Agency reveals outlines of a travel discount program in the devastated Hokuriku, but opening date is not decided yet

Japan Tourism Agency reveals outlines of a travel discount program in the devastated Hokuriku, but opening date is not decided yet

Japan Tourism Agency officially announced outlines of a travel discount program in the devastated Hokuriku. International visitors to Japan are eligible for the program, too.
Foreigners’ guest nights in Japan were up 32% in December 2023 compared to pre-pandemic

Foreigners’ guest nights in Japan were up 32% in December 2023 compared to pre-pandemic

The total number of guest nights in December 2023 (provisionally) was up 9.4% year on year to 51.5 million, which were also up 9.3% compared to the same month of 2019. Foreigner travelers were up 32.3% to 12.1 million.
EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai is expected to generate 891.3 billion JPY in spending by visitors

EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai is expected to generate 891.3 billion JPY in spending by visitors

Asia-Pacific Institute of Research (APIR) estimated spending by visitors to EXPO 2025 Osaka Kansai at 891.3 billion JPY in a basic case, which of 224 billion JPY for transportation, 173.5 billion JPY for accommodation, 161.9 billion JPY for drinking and eating, 186.7 billion JPY for shopping and 145 billion JPY for entertainment.
JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to create ‘night-time economy’ contents for inbound travelers to Japan

JTB works together with Asahi Breweries to create ‘night-time economy’ contents for inbound travelers to Japan

JTB and Asahi Breweries, a Japanese leading brewery company, have started a collaboration project to create high-quality entertainments and tourism services in the nighttime for inbound travelers.
ANA signs a strategic partnership with Trip.com Group to increase Chinese travelers to Japan, opening a flagship shop on its website and app

ANA signs a strategic partnership with Trip.com Group to increase Chinese travelers to Japan, opening a flagship shop on its website and app

ANA has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Trip.com Group to increase travelers from China to Japan, opening a flagship shop and deliver LIVE commerce on Trip.com website and app.
Japanese regions ranks 3rd to 10th in the latest top 10 destinations attracting Asian travelers

Japanese regions ranks 3rd to 10th in the latest top 10 destinations attracting Asian travelers

According to Booking.com, among top 10 destinations that are still unknown but are getting popularity among Asian travelers, Japanese regions ranks 3rd to 10th. Top was Camariñas in Spain, followed by Mexico, Missouri, USA.
Spending in Japan by international travelers in 2023 reached record-high 5.3 trillion JPY

Spending in Japan by international travelers in 2023 reached record-high 5.3 trillion JPY

Spending in Japan by international travelers in 2023 increased by 9.9% to record-high 5,292 billion JPY compared to 2019. Taiwan was the top source market with 778.6 billion JPY.
185 famous restaurants in Kyoto City work together to offer winter-limited menus with transparent prices for inbound travelers

185 famous restaurants in Kyoto City work together to offer winter-limited menus with transparent prices for inbound travelers

185 famous restaurants in Kyoto City offer respective winter-limited menus with their transparent price ranges espeically for inbound travelers.
Guest nights in Japan by both Japanese and foreigners finally exceeded the pre-pandemic level for three consecutive months

Guest nights in Japan by both Japanese and foreigners finally exceeded the pre-pandemic level for three consecutive months

Total number of guest nights in November 2023 (provisionally) was up 16.9% year on year to 53.6 million, which were up 7.9% compared to the same month of 2019. The share of foreigners’ guest nights was 22.8% of the total in October.
Tokyo Metro tests a new multi-language service transcribing voice station announcement on a smartphone without an app

Tokyo Metro tests a new multi-language service transcribing voice station announcement on a smartphone without an app

Tokyo Metro and YAMAHA will begin testing a new multi-language service ‘Visualized Announcement’ transcribing voice announcements in a station on a smartphone.
Free telephone interpretation service is provided for foreigners in Japan devastated by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Free telephone interpretation service is provided for foreigners in Japan devastated by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake

BRIDGE MULTILINGUAL SOLUTIONS has provided ‘free telephone interpretation service’ for foreigners living in Japan who have devastated by Noto Peninsula earthquake.
JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB has forecasted that the number of Japanese travelers in 2024 are expected to reach 287.5 million, and the number of inbound travelers will reach the most-ever 33.1 million, 31.3% more than a year ago or 3.8% more than 2019.
The most-searched tourist spot on navigation app NAVITIME Japan in 2023 was Universal Studio Japan for two years in a row

The most-searched tourist spot on navigation app NAVITIME Japan in 2023 was Universal Studio Japan for two years in a row

According to NAVITIME Japan, a Japan’s leading navigation app, the most-searched tourist spot in 2023 was ‘Universal Studio Japan.' For foreigners, the top was ‘Fushimi Inari Taisha' in Kyoto.
A Japanese e-ticket management system provider partners Sapporo City to promote business jet tours at Okadama Airport

A Japanese e-ticket management system provider partners Sapporo City to promote business jet tours at Okadama Airport

Japanticket, an e-ticket management system provider, and Sapporo City signed a partnership agreement on promotion of business jet operation at Okadama Airport. Japanticket has performed several trial gastronomy tours using made-in-Japan HondaJet.
Hankyu a major Japanese travel agent, and NAVITIME JAPAN work together to develop tours for inbound luxury travelers

Hankyu a major Japanese travel agent, and NAVITIME JAPAN work together to develop tours for inbound luxury travelers

Hankyu Travel International, a major travel company of Japan, and NAVITIME JAPAN, a navigation app provider, will jointly develop tours for luxury inbound travelers.
Japan National Tourism Organization launches a special website for Osaka Kansai EXPO, encouraging inbound travelers to visit local areas

Japan National Tourism Organization launches a special website for Osaka Kansai EXPO, encouraging inbound travelers to visit local areas

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) launched a special website for the Osaka Kansai Expo, expecting the Expo is an opportunity to encourage inbound tourists to visit regional areas.
‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year 2024’ is launched to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between the two countries

‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year 2024’ is launched to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between the two countries

Japan and U.S. signed a memorandum of cooperation designating 2024 as the ‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year’ to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between U.S. and Japan, hoping to return Japan to the number two spot in terms of number of visitors to U.S.