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NEW Inbound Tourist Special Counter is set up at Kansai Station

Apr 28, 2016 in Media & PR, News

The Nankai Electric Railway set up a new “Inbound Tourist Special Counter” at the Kansai Airport Station in order to guide the increasing number of inbound tourists. Foreign language speaking staff will introduce the tourist spots, access and discount tickets/passes to tourists, and sell the most suitable tickets to meet their needs. Besides this, they ...

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A strong earthquake occurred in the Kumamoto area

Apr 19, 2016 in Media & PR, News, Travel Agents

On April 14th, 2016 at 9:26 pm (local time), a strong earthquake (magnitude 6.5) occurred in the Kumamoto area of Kyushu. JNTO offers up to date information on earthquakes, airports, trains and highways, provided by each operator on its global website in English, as well as links to each company’s website. JNTO Tourist Information Center ...

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Fast Lane Service to Begin at Narita Airport Immigration

Apr 14, 2016 in Travel Agents

Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) has begun Fast Lane operation in the inbound passport control areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 on March 30,2016, as the first such service at a Japanese airport. The service, which will also begin at Kansai International Airport, provide faster, stress-free entry procedure for foreign conference attendees and VIPs. ...

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Use Wi-Fi without stress with just a one-time registration

Apr 14, 2016 in Travel Agents

“Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi” which allows you to use free Wi-Fi across Japan by just registering once, and is convenient even offline, is a must-have app for sightseeing Japan. This app is drawing more attention now for its excellent functions and user-friendliness. You can use free Wi-Fi when you start your sightseeing in Japan. At airports ...

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Visit the Grand “Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route” from Nagoya Launching a “Tourist Pass” for Foreign Visitors to Japan

Apr 7, 2016 in Travel Agents

The Central Japan Railway Company has made efforts in the past to attract tourists from abroad to the Shoryudo area by launching the “Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass” and the “Ise-Kumano Area Tourist Pass” for foreign visitors to Japan. The “Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass” with focus on the “Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route”popular overseas, will be newly ...

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