Tag: "app"

Japanese GenZ tends to use Instagram bookmark for travel destination search and SNS for information gathering

Japanese GenZ tends to use Instagram bookmark for travel destination search and SNS for information gathering

The most used information-gathering tool by Japanese GenZ was SNS (69.8%) in 2021, replacing TV (40.8%) in 2014, and users of mail apps reduced from 64.7% to 42.6%, while users of music and video apps remarkably increased from 39.8% to 70.6%.
One of major travel agencies in Japan tests its original vaccination passport on LINE, the Japanese largest chat app

One of major travel agencies in Japan tests its original vaccination passport on LINE, the Japanese largest chat app

one of major travel agencies in Japan, Developing its original vaccination passport ‘Smart Corona Pass,’ working on LINE, Tobu Top Tours will use it for the government-led vaccination package demonstration program.
Kobe Tourism Bureau sells all-you-can-visit e-ticket for 46 tourist spots in the city

Kobe Tourism Bureau sells all-you-can-visit e-ticket for 46 tourist spots in the city

Kobe Tourism Bureau launched QR-based ‘KOBE Tourism Smart Passport,' which allows a traveler to visit all of up to 46 tourist spots in Kobe City including Kobe Port or Arima Onsen.
ANA conducts a trial of IATA Travel Pass on its New York and Honolulu flights, expecting it will be a trump card for restart of international travel

ANA conducts a trial of IATA Travel Pass on its New York and Honolulu flights, expecting it will be a trump card for restart of international travel

ANA began testing IATA Travel Pass on the Haneda-New York and Haneda-Honolulu, joined by volunteer passengers, on May 24, expecting that the digital health accreditation app will be a trump card for restart of international travel.
JAL confirmed perfect validity of CommonPass for departure from Narita and arrival in Singapore

JAL confirmed perfect validity of CommonPass for departure from Narita and arrival in Singapore

JAL and the Commons Project confirmed that a PCR test result on digital health passport ‘CommonPass’ was perfectly accepted at Narita Airport in departure and Singapore Changi Airport in arrival.
ANA becomes the first Japanese airline to demonstrate CommonPass, verifying the digital health accreditation on the Haneda-New York route

ANA becomes the first Japanese airline to demonstrate CommonPass, verifying the digital health accreditation on the Haneda-New York route

ANA and The Commons Project demonstrated digital health accreditation ‘CommonPass’ on the NH10 flight from Haneda on March 29 in cooperation with two Japanese volunteers. This was the first CommonPass trial by a Japanese airline, followed by JAL on April 2.
JAL ties up with Uber as a strategic partner in North America and Hawaii

JAL ties up with Uber as a strategic partner in North America and Hawaii

JAL and Uber have agreed to a strategic partnership to use the Uber ride-sharing service and food delivery service in North America and Hawaii on JAL app.
ANA launches two new companies to establish a Mileage-based Ecosystem on a super app and to accelerate a local revitalization business

ANA launches two new companies to establish a Mileage-based Ecosystem on a super app and to accelerate a local revitalization business

ANA Group will kick into gear to establish a Milage-based Ecosystem on its developing super app, launching ‘ANA X’ as a platform business company and ‘ANA Aknido’ as a local revitalization business company.
Digital health passport ‘Common Pass’ links to a health management app for Toho University PCR test results in Japan

Digital health passport ‘Common Pass’ links to a health management app for Toho University PCR test results in Japan

The Commons Project is progressing in Japan through partnership for Common Pass with Toho University and Ishinban to link PCR test result data at the Toho University Haneda Airport Clinic.
Telecom Square offers a new free service on its app to issue location certificate for 14 days after entering Japan

Telecom Square offers a new free service on its app to issue location certificate for 14 days after entering Japan

Telecom Square has released a new free service to issue location certificate on its AR navigation app to meet requirement for travelers entering into Japan to save location information on selected map app for 14 days.
37% of Japanese people know a talked-about audio app ‘Clubhouse,’ and 5% want to use it

37% of Japanese people know a talked-about audio app ‘Clubhouse,’ and 5% want to use it

The awareness of ‘Clubhouse,’ a talked-about audio communication app, is 37% on average, but the rate rises to 47% among 20s. The ratio of ‘I want to use it’ is 14% among 20s, much higher than 5% overall, according to the Cross Marketing’s survey.
Visitors to travel and transport websites of Japan reduced by around 20% in 2020

Visitors to travel and transport websites of Japan reduced by around 20% in 2020

The top two websites in the travel and transport category were ‘jalan.net' and ‘Rakuten Travel’ in the same manner as a year ago. TripAdvisor, JR East and Yahoo! Travel were among top five, but all of them reduced visitors by around 20% compared to a year ago amid the pandemic.