• Japan urges 37 million people to switch off lights

     Monday, June 27, 2022

    Japan’s government has urged people in Tokyo and its surrounding area to use less electricity on Monday, as it warned that supplies will be strained as the country faces a heatwave.

  • Japan sees slow tourism recovery after one week of reopening

     Saturday, June 18, 2022

    After over two years, world’s one of the most preferred travel destinations have reopened its doors for the tourists. Yet few came in. At the Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on June 10th, un-exhausted yet-enthusiastic travelers following a flag-carrying tour …

  • Japan restarts visa procedures for taking in foreign tourists

     Saturday, June 11, 2022

    From today, Japan restarted visa procedures for taking in foreign tourists. It is the first step toward growing inbound tourism for changing its economy with waning of the worries regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Japan government is at the start …

  • Japan all set to welcome foreign visitors

     Wednesday, June 8, 2022

    Following more than two years of locked border rules, Japan is once again looking forward to welcome back international travelers starting this week. On June 10, foreign tourists who would be travelingby packaged tours can arrivein Japan. However, the Japan …

  • Trail tour cancelled in Japan after tourists identified with COVID-19

     Thursday, June 2, 2022

    On a trial group visit to Japan, a traveler from Thailand was tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Japan Tourism Agency said on May 30th that this has resulted in the cancellation of that tour. In that group, three …

  • Seven people from the United States visit Japan

     Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Seven people from the United States came to Japan on Tuesday, which is part of the first limited test tours in Japan government’s premeditated gradual reopening for all inbound tourists from June. Among these seven tourists, six are from Hawaii …

  • Japan’s test tourism trial is a turn off for the travel industry

     Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Hiroshi Kawaguchi is an operator of a tour company in Kyoto. He is now happy that Japan would welcome foreign tourists once againafter a hiatus of two years and closing of the country’s borders. However, Kawaguchi’s enthusiasm declined as soon …

  • Japan’s new tourism reopening policy leaves battered travel industry cold

     Wednesday, May 25, 2022

    Hiroshi Kawaguchi, the operator of a tour company in Kyoto, felt a wave of relief at the news that Japan would welcome the return of foreign tourists after more than two years of closed borders. But as Kawaguchi read the …

  • Japan Tourism Agency to permit small group tours in May

     Thursday, May 19, 2022

    The Japan Tourism Agency said that it would permit small group tours in May, which is part of a “test tourism” trial before Japan reopens fully to foreign visitors. JTA said that the trial will help the Japanese government to …

  • Travel News: Japan considering reopening in June

     Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    While majority of the world has now reopened – in some form or other – for international travelers, there are still few countries that are contemplating to relax entry restrictions and encourage reappearance of tourists. One such country is Japan. …