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Japan On-Line Media Center

Feb 23, 2017 in Media & PR, News, Travel Agents

JNTO had launched the Japan On-line Media Center (JOMC) in August last year (https://jomc.jnto.go.jp/) as a platform to help overseas media promote Japanese tourist attractions to entice visitors to Japan.  Through JOMC, registered members have access to more than 14,000 videos and photos for free download. See more information

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Sale of Tateyama Kurobe Option Tickets to Foreign Travelers

Feb 23, 2017 in Travel Agents

JR will sell the convenient “Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket ” to foreign visitors travelling on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route. This ticket option enables foreign travelers to economically visit the Alpine Route from Nagano /Toyama Station when used in conjunction with tickets such as the “Tokyo-Osaka Hokuriku Arch Pass,” which is sold to foreign visitors ...

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Adorn Your Japanese Journey With Flowers

Feb 23, 2017 in Travel Agents

There has been an increase in the amount of people traveling to Japan with a specific theme in mind. Especially when they come back to Japan, they expect different sightseeing spots and experiences from their previous visit. For example, in spring they can take a stroll to see flowers. There are also AirAsia Round-trip tickets ...

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Picking flowers and fruits with the family.

Feb 16, 2017 in Travel Agents

Japan is the land of fruits like strawberries and cherries during spring time. You can enjoy fruits that you pick yourself. Let us take a close look at the Hamamatsu area in Shizuoka Prefecture, which is known for its temperate climate. A few courses here include trips to beautiful flower parks and a fruit park, ...

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Let Local Friends Take You Off the Beaten Track

Feb 16, 2017 in Travel Agents

Wouldn’t you like to go sightseeing in the company of friends where guidebooks and organized tours cannot take you? Wouldn’t you be happy if you could travel around in such a way? Introducing a wonderful initiative for hooking you up with people familiar with local conditions and who are eager to show you some hidden ...

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JAL Upgrades Free Inflight Internet Campaign

Feb 9, 2017 in Travel Agents

Japan Airlines has decided to upgrade the current 15-minute free inflight internet campaign to a completely free internet service on all domestic flights that are operated by aircraft equipped with an inflight Wi-Fi system. The feature will be available from February 1 through August 31, 2017. During flights, our customers will be able to use ...

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