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News Japan » Tourism: How to get off the grid in Japan's booming tourism industry

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/travel/how-get-off-the-grid-japan-booming-tourism-industry/azUzYFbNVBXRu1pJh3ZVyK/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 Olympics, the country has been rolling out the red carpet for visitors. Among the new perks are two luxury ...

News Japan » Tourism: Where to Find Japan’s Hidden Corners During Its Tourism Boom

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/01/21/where-to-find-japans-hidden-corners-during-its-tourism-boom/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

In 2017 Japan saw double-digit growth in tourist arrivals from the previous year. So savvy travelers may look to avoid some of the crowds by seeking out these four towns that are appealing alternatives to better-known cities. Japan is in the middle of a ...

News Japan » Tourism: Japan travel warning: These are not baby wipes, so don’t use them to wipe your butt

News channel or source: https://en.rocketnews24.com/2018/01/23/japan-travel-warning-these-are-not-baby-wipes-so-dont-use-them-to-wipe-your-butt/
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Just because you can use them to wipe yourself doesn’t mean you should. With Japanese toilets, it’s feast or famine in terms of features. Sure, sometimes you get lucky with a high-tech throne equipped with a heated seat and spray of water to clean your ...

News Japan » Tourism: agoda: Japan -- the hottest international destination for Aussie solo travellers

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/agoda-japan-hottest-international-destination-064400864.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

agoda's one-person booking data reveals 40% growth for solo travel to Japan in 2017 SYDNEY, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- agoda, one of the world's fastest-growing online travel booking platforms, has found that Japan is the top international destination ...

News Japan » Tourism: Japan's Shizuoka promotes food and tourism in Beijing

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/japans-shizuoka-promotes-food-and-tourism-in-beijing/ar-AAv0ldA
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Sakura shrimps are dried in open fields to form a spectacular scene against the backdrop of Mount Fuji. (Photo provided to Ecns.cn) (ECNS) -- A cuisine gala organized by the Shizuoka International Business Association Shanghai Office and the Japan Council ...

News Japan » Tourism: Tourism Surge Brings in $40 Billion for Japan

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/tourism-surge-brings-in-40-billion-for-japan-1516096688
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

TOKYO—The number of foreign visitors to Japan rose 19% to nearly 29 million last year to set a record on the road to the government’s target of 40 million by 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Summer Olympics. Spending by visitors rose 18% to ¥4.4 trillion ($ ...

News Japan » Tourism: Japan Tourism steps up India initiative

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/175808/japan-tourism-steps-india-initiative
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Encouraged by the growing number of Indians flocking to Japan, the country has stepped up its marketing efforts in this area. The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), has established a wholly-dedicated office in India to capitalize on these tourist ...

News Japan » Tourism: Forget 5-star restaurants and celebrity chefs — the best place in Japan to try Japanese food is in a department store

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/japan-travel-tip-department-store-best-japanese-food-2018-1
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Japan, perhaps more than other destinations, is a place you travel with your taste buds. There are so many local specialties, from sushi and yakitori to okonomiyaki and shumai, that it'd be a shame to not try everything Japan's culinary tradition offers.

News Japan » Tourism: Tourist spending in Japan surges to record high

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/fd09c298-fa96-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace167
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Tourist spending in Japan surged to a record ¥4.4tn ($40bn) in 2017 as the weak yen drove the nation’s travel boom to new heights. Spending rose 17.8 per cent on the previous year, with every quarter in 2017 setting a new record, according to data ...

News Japan » Tourism: Filipinos seeking jobs in Japan warned against ‘tourist-to-refugee’ recruitment scheme

News channel or source: http://www.manilatimes.net/filipinos-seeking-jobs-japan-warned-tourist-refugee-recruitment-scheme/375998/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

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