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NAVITIME Travel App now offers model itineraries

Sydney December 28, 2017 - Partners Information: “NAVITIME Travel”, an app that provides travel support for visitors to Japan, has started offering model sightseeing itineraries. NAVITIME JAPAN Co. Ltd. has started provided model sightseeing itineraries on the “NAVITIME Travel” app which assists visitors to Japan with travel…...

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Takayama Sake Brewery Tour

Sydney December 28, 2017 - Partners Information: As the Japanese proverb “a cold area produces good sake”, Takayama in Gifu Prefecture produces unique and good quality sake thanks to its weather, spring water and rice. Six local sake breweries in Takayama will open their doors to…...

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Keikyu EX Inn Haneda Hotel Opens

Sydney December 22, 2017 - Partners Information: The Keikyu Group, which provides access from Haneda Airport to Tokyo and Yokohama areas, opened the Keikyu EX Inn Haneda Hotel close to Haneda Airport on October 25, 2017 (Wed.). The hotel is only a 3 minute walk…...

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More a whole lot more in Hokkaido

Sydney December 19, 2017 - Written by Owain Price Hokkaido is set for an amazing winter after massive November snowfalls. Sapporo reported the most November snow downtown since 1987, while major resorts like Niseko, Rusutsu and Furano are all off to flying starts, to the…...

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Tohoku: take a slide on Japan’s wilder side

Sydney December 19, 2017 - Tohoku occupies around 30% of Honshu, the entire northern section of Japan’s largest island. As you head north the general rule is fewer people, more wilderness and nature. For snow lovers it means less competition for great runs, and plenty…...

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KAI: Travel in Your 20’s Project

Sydney December 14, 2017 - Partners Information: KAI, a leading brand of luxury boutique hot spring ryokan (Japanese inns) operated by Hoshino Resorts, is running the campaign: Travel in Your 20’s Project from December 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. The campaign aims to encourage younger people to…...

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Welcome to Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen Campaign

Sydney December 11, 2017 - Partners Information: Nikko City Tourism Association is holding the Welcome to Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen Campaign from February 9-28, 2018.  During the campaign, international visitors can enjoy: Onsen – soak for free in a traditional hot spring at participating hotels…...

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Japan Shopping Festival 2017-2018 Winter

Sydney December 8, 2017 - Partners information: The Japan Shopping Festival 2017-2018 Winter is on now until February 28, 2018. Japan Shopping Festival is the largest shopping campaign aimed at international tourists. It’s held twice a year. Department stores, shopping malls, electronics retailers and outlet stores…...

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7th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon

Sydney December 8, 2017 - Partners information: The 7th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon will be held on Sunday, 10 June 2018. Take part in an unforgettable run through Takayama city in Gifu prefecture, which boasts some of the best Japanese countryside views and preserved streets. Event…...

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