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See, discover, and enjoy Japan’s space developments!

Sep 29, 2016 in Travel Agents

In collaboration with countries from around the world, Japan has successfully launched space developments such as the Hayabusa2 space probe in 2014 and the Kounotori5 H-II transfer vehicle in August 2015. Here are some facilities that let you experience Japan’s space developments up close. You can visit space-related exhibitions and a rocket raunch complex, as ...

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5D4N Exclusive Journey on the Cruise Train in Kyushu

Sep 22, 2016 in News, Travel Agents

The island of Kyushu is known for its many attractions such as abundant nature, beautiful cuisine. This special tour includes a journey on the Seven Stars, a special luxurious train as well as experiences of Japanese traditions and culture. The train consists of seven carriages, including a Lounge car, a dining car, and the spacious ...

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Hokkaido Driving Coupons are now available for foreign visitors!

Sep 22, 2016 in Travel Agents

The “Hokkaido Driving Coupons” are available to foreign visitors who are mainly driving in the eastern Hokkaido area including Asahikawa, Kushiro, Obihiro, Kitami and Furano. Visitors can save money on dining, shopping and activities at over 100 facilities in the eastern Hokkaido area. Why not make the most of your holidays in Hokkaido with these ...

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A Trip to Donan Enjoying Magnificent Natural Beauty and Hot Springs

Sep 15, 2016 in Travel Agents

Donan means the south part of Hokkaido. It includes Hakodate, Noboribetsu and Lake Toya-ko among other things. Here is a plan for a three-day trip to Noboribetsu, Lake Toya-ko, and Hakodate. Starting from Haneda Airport, this plan includes magnificent scenery like volcanoes, lakes, night scenery and the reproduction of a town from the Edo period. ...

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Japan National Tourism Organization Opens “Japan On-line Media Center”

Sep 8, 2016 in Media & PR, News, Travel Agents

The Japan National Tourism Organization opened the “Japan On-line Media Center” (https://jomc.jnto.go.jp/) on August 19, 2016. The Japan On-line Media Center (JOMC) is a media platform designed specifically to distribute information for media. With a database of over 7,000 photos and videos, JOMC offers an exceptional tool for overseas media creating tourism content for Japan. ...

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Special Visit Kyushu Campaign

Sep 8, 2016 in Travel Agents

If you are considering traveling around the Kyushu region during this September, please check the Special Visit Kyushu Campaign.Travelers visiting Kyushu can choose discounted travel packages until September. If you are going to Kumamoto or Oiita, you can get up to a 70 percent discount, if you go to Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, or Kagoshima, ...

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Traveling around on Hokkaido Shinkansen!

Sep 1, 2016 in Travel Agents

If you are planning a trip to the southern part of Hokkaido from Tokyo, this will be a good choice. The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is a special discounted pass for the trip to Sapporo, Hakodate, Aomori, Sendai, and Tokyo. You can enjoy unlimited rides on the Shinkansen and limited express trains running within ...

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