Cruise Port Guide of Japan website launched, Discounted tickets from JR East, Osaka Free Wi-Fi, JNTO 2014 Cherry Blossom Forecast Updated, Gay Weddings with Hotel Granvia Kyoto, Nankai Electric Railways launches online ticketing system
Japan. Endless Morey
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Japan has been ranked the #1 best-value destination for Australians for the 2nd year in a row by Expedia's Foreign Exchange Index survey. Despite falling to the US dollar, the Australian dollar gained 2.3% over the Japanese yen in 2013 and is expected to remain around the AUD$1 = 92 yen mark in the foreseeable future. So spread the word- now is the time to visit Japan!

In this issue:

News from Japan
Supplier update
Cruise Port Guide of Japan website launched
Cruise Port Guide of Japan Japan Tourism Agency has launched 'Cruise Port Guide of Japan', a website with information on 53 of Japan's ports including major airports, port access by public transportation and local tourist attractions. Read more

Discounted tickets for travellers in 2014 from JR East
Discounted tickets on JR East Japan from 2014 From 1st April 2014, some of the discounted travel tickets for tourists offered by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) including JR EAST PASS, JR Kanto Area Pass, N'EX TOKYO Direct Ticket will be revised. Read more

Osaka Free Wi-Fi
Osaka Free Wi-Fi (Osaka Castle) To meet the increasing need for tourists to have access to information on tourist spots, transportation and local events while travelling, Osaka has launched the Osaka Free Wifi service across the prefecture. Read more

JNTO Cherry Blossom Forecast 2014 Updated
JNTO Cherry Blossom Forecast 2014 Japan National Tourism Organization - (JNTO)'s Cherry Blossom Forecast 2014 has been updated. Read more

Gay Weddings in Japan with Hotel Granvia Kyoto
Gay Weddings with Hotel Granvia Kyoto The Hotel Granvia Kyoto, recently awarded as one of the “Top 25 Hotels in Japan” in three categories is continuing on a path to meet the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) couples. In cooperation with Shunkoin Temple, the property is now offering exclusive traditional Japanese weddings for LGBT couples from around the world. Read more

Nankai Electric Railways introduces online ticketing
Osaka, Kansai International tourists can now book tickets and other tour products for the Kansai area (Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe etc.) from a new website launched by Nankai Electric Railways. Read more

Enjoy the rest of your week!

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