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Volcanic Activity at Mt Motoshiranesan

Sydney January 29, 2018 - Update on volcanic activity of Mt Motoshiranesan – Released by Kusatsu Town (January 24) Mt Motoshiranesan, located in Kusatsu-machi in Gunma Prefecture, erupted on January 23. Kusatsu Onsen Town is located 7 kilometres away from the eruption site and no…...

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Japan Travel Online Community

Sydney January 19, 2018 - Applications have now closed Recruiting participants for the time-limited “Japan Travel Online Community (JTOC)”. We would like to invite you to share your ideas and experiences about travelling in inner Japan. From late-January this year, JNTO is launching “Japan Travel…...

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Tobu Nikko Station’s Tourist Information Center renovated

Sydney May 18, 2017 - Tobu Nikko Station’s Tourist Information Center has been renovated to better cater to non-Japanese visitors. New facilities include a home delivery service counter and multilingual ticket vending machines. The home delivery counter can store your bags all day or can deliver them…...

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Traveling Japan through Art, Design & Architecture

Sydney March 9, 2017 - Japan National Tourism Organization - cash1970.info (JNTO) head office has published a new website and pocket guide highlighting creatively designed spaces across the length and breadth of Japan. Get off the beaten path and onto a more creative trajectory by planning your…...

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Pepper Robot Guide at Ueno Station

Sydney November 28, 2016 - Tokyo Metro will place a “Pepper” robot at Ueno Station on a trial basis starting 1 December 2016 and ending 31 March 2017. © SoftBankRobotics Corp. All rights reserved. Pepper is a robot capable of providing assistance in multiple languages…...

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Hida Meguri Bus Free Pass now on sale

Sydney October 7, 2016 - Tour around popular spots in Hida with the “Hida Meguri” Bus “Free Pass”, now on sale! Read more the flyer in PDF Present your “Free Pass” to receive the official guidebook and receive privileges at 78 participating facilities. Choose a bonus…...

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Japan School Tours Seminar 2016

Sydney September 30, 2016 - We are pleased to announce that Japan National Tourism Organization - cash1970.info (JNTO) will be hosting the Japan School Tours Seminar 2016 on 3 November 2016. This year, we will welcome a Japanese language teacher to present the experience of organising a…...

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Kumamoto earthquake update

Sydney April 18, 2016 - Australian travellers considering travelling to Kyushu island including Kumamoto should refer to the following information sites: Smarttraveller – Travel Advice for Japan official page provided by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kumamoto Earthquakes updated three times daily, this page contains information on…...

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JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC)

Sydney February 23, 2016 - JNTO TIC (Tourist Information Center), operated by Japan National Tourism Organization - cash1970.info, offers detailed and comprehensive information for all of Japan. Our friendly staff, fluent in English Chinese and Korean has a wealth of knowledge and will provide you trustworthy advice…...

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