News | Japan National Tourism Organization - Part 3


Come to Kyushu for its Ramen

Feb 2, 2017 in Travel Agents

Kyushu, in particular, is home to Tonkotsu Ramen, a dish that is wildly popular both in Japan and abroad. The Tonkotsu broth was created in 1937 in Kurume city, located in the southern part of the Fukuoka prefecture. Tonkotsu Ramen actually varies from region to region. There are five main kinds of Kyushu Ramen, each ...

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Launch of JNTO New Logo & Tagline

Feb 2, 2017 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

JNTO is pleased to unveil our new organization logo and tagline. The red arc below the logo symbolizes the welcome of sunrise. The rising sun represents the development of inbound tourism as well as our thoughts on the development and goals of our organization. The arc also symbolizes a bridge that connects Japan to the ...

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Photo Shooting workshop in Fukuoka

Jan 26, 2017 in Travel Agents

The Sony Store will be offering a workshop for photo shooting, collaborating with JNTO from 23rd January to 12th February 2017. They are also preparing a map, which shows the best shooting spots in Fukuoka area. Fukuoka is situated in the northern extremity of Kyushu. As the prefecture borders the Korean Peninsula to the continent ...

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Sake Brewery Tour in Hida Takayama

Jan 19, 2017 in Travel Agents

Takayama produces unique and good quality sake thanks to its weather, water and rice. From 13th January to 26th February, six local sake breweries will be opening to the public each week, which is a very rare event. Sake tastings are available after the tour guide’s talk. See more information

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East Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus

Jan 19, 2017 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

The “East Hokkaido Sightseeing Bus” lets you go around sightseeing spots in eastern Hokkaido. They offer 2 routes, the north route (Furano, Sounkyo and Utoro Onsen) and south route(Obihiro, Tokachigawa Onsen, Lake Akan and Utoro Onsen). Whichever route you take, you can explore all over eastern Hokkaido in winter, while enjoying Hokkaido’s unique winter activities ...

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Traveling to Kanazawa and Toyama on the Hokuriku Shinkansen

Jan 12, 2017 in Travel Agents

The opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen makes access to Kanazawa and Toyama much more convenient. Kanazawa is a city where visitors can experience the unique history of Japan through traditional crafts and performing arts that have been passed down through generations, to the present. The highlight of Toyama Prefecture is its beautiful nature. There are ...

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Win a Trip to JAPAN ! MY Dream Trip in Japan

Jan 12, 2017 in Media & PR, Travel Agents

JNTO organizes “My Dream Trip in Japan”, where everyone stands a chance of winning a trip to Japan. To participate in this campaign, you can just ‘like’ the JNTO official Facebook page “Visit MY Japan”. Create a video about your Dream Trip in Japan and upload it on SNSs, then share it. The grand prize is a ...

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