Tourism Minister of Japan says that cross-ministries solution plans against over-tourism will be announced in this coming autumn
Tetsuo Saito, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, revealed that Japan Tourism Agency will set up a meeting to discuss prevention or control of over-tourism to reveal solution plans in this coming autumn.
Ministry of Tourism Japan expands a partnership with ‘Pokémon GO’ to help travelers rediscover local historic architectures
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has started a partnership with ‘Pokémon GO’ in three cities to help users rediscover historic architectures in local areas.
Japanese teleworkers have been increasing amid the pandemic, as the survey says 45% telework more than once a week
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's survey finds that the ratio of Japanese teleworkers more than once a week was 43% in December 2021, when COVID-19 cases reduced nationwide, and 45% in March 2022.
Japanese tourism organizations and transportation companies demand ease of travel restrictions to the Transport Minister
Tourism-related organizations, including Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) and Japan Travel and Tourism Association, ANA, JAL and JR Group together requested ease of travel restrictions to Tetsuo Saito, Minster of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
Ministry of Transport of Japan budgets 450 million JPY for COVID-19 countermeasures toward restart of international cruises
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has decided to give financial supports to 16 seaports in Japan to help them address COVID-19 countermeasures toward restart of international cruises.
Ministry of Transport of Japan launches Next Generation Air Mobility Office to accelerate a flying car program
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will launch ‘Next Generation Air Mobility Office, targeting Level 4 flight without visual contact for drone operation in FY2022 and commercialization for flying car in FY2023.