Tag: "OutboundTravelFromJapan"

Japanese wedding bookings in Hawaii skyrocket for this coming autumn

Japanese wedding bookings in Hawaii skyrocket for this coming autumn

Watabe Wedding, an offshore wedding company of Japan, has received about 7 times more wedding bookings in Hawaii by Japanese couples in September to November this year than May 2022.
A Japanese tour operators association warns Japan is not selected as a tourist destination if the regulations goes on

A Japanese tour operators association warns Japan is not selected as a tourist destination if the regulations goes on

Overseas Tour Operators Association of Japan or OTOA demanded further deregulations of cross-border tourism and called for global standard dealings to Japaneses travel companies. Chairman said Japan is not selected as a tourist destination if the regulations goes on.
Three-in-four Japanese couples want to honeymoon overseas unless the pandemic happened

Three-in-four Japanese couples want to honeymoon overseas unless the pandemic happened

Three-in-four Japanese couples want to honeymoon overseas unless the pandemic happens, according to Expedia Japan survey. The mots popular destination is Hokkaido, followed by Hawaii and Okinawa, including future honeymooners.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan lowers the COVID-19-related travel warning to LEVEL 1 in 36 countries and regions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan lowers the COVID-19-related travel warning to LEVEL 1 in 36 countries and regions

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan lowered the COVID-19-related travel warning from LEVEL 2 “Avoid unessential travel’ to LEVEL 1 ‘Traveling carefully’ in 36 countries and regions.
Japanese tourism organizations and transportation companies demand ease of travel restrictions to the Transport Minister

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.
KNT, a major Japanese travel agent, restarts dynamic package tours for Guam and Hawaii

KNT, a major Japanese travel agent, restarts dynamic package tours for Guam and Hawaii

Kinki Nippon Tourist or KNT will restart selling its dynamic package tours for Guam and Hawaii on May 17 2022.
HIS offers a package of nine services to sweep away concerns about overseas travel for Japanese travelers

HIS offers a package of nine services to sweep away concerns about overseas travel for Japanese travelers

HIS has started offering ‘RE:TRAVEL SUPPORT,’ a package of nine services to support Japanese overseas travelers, including bookings of PCR tests before departure overseas and return to Japan.
A Japanese travel industry organization clarifies guidelines to perform overseas travel tours amid the pandemic

A Japanese travel industry organization clarifies guidelines to perform overseas travel tours amid the pandemic

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) announced guidelines for travel companies to restart performing overseas travel tours, including criteria to suspend a tour and to collect cancellation fee.
Japanese travel companies see an increases in overseas travel bookings for this summer

Japanese travel companies see an increases in overseas travel bookings for this summer

Restarting to sell package tours to Hawaii since early April this year, major travel companies of Japan have increased overseas travel bookings for this coming summer, which seems to give consumers a message of ‘reopening of overseas travel.'
Tourism Australia develops a large scale of advertising campaign for Japan, appealing local experiences and free entry

Tourism Australia develops a large scale of advertising campaign for Japan, appealing local experiences and free entry

Tourism Australia (TA) has started developing a large scale of advertising campaign in Japan to appeal tourism attractions to be selected as the next leisure destination in accordance with ease of travel restrictions into Japan.
Unreasonable challenges remain in entry into Japan, taking three hours to leave an airport, even though restrictions are eased

Unreasonable challenges remain in entry into Japan, taking three hours to leave an airport, even though restrictions are eased

This is the story that I, as Travel Voice reporter, experienced the first overseas coverage for Hawaii in the past two years and a half. I found that there were still a lot of challenges for outbound travel from Japan or inbound travel to Japan. Unreasonable procedures waited for me when I arrived in Japan.
JATA sent a delegation to Hawaii as the first step for reopening of overseas travel, hoping to restart package tour this summer

JATA sent a delegation to Hawaii as the first step for reopening of overseas travel, hoping to restart package tour this summer

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) sent an inspection delegation to Hawaii on April 3, positioning it as the first step for reopening of outbound travel from Japan. Hiroyuki Takahashi, JATA Chairman, said "JATA member companies will begin producing and selling products for Hawaii this summer.”
Japan Association of Travel Agents sends its first delegation to Hawaii to push forward restart of overseas tours

Japan Association of Travel Agents sends its first delegation to Hawaii to push forward restart of overseas tours

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) will send its first delegation to Hawaii on April 3 2022 to restart overseas tours and develop the national momentum toward overseas travel.
Japanese travel industry group will perform a study tour to Finland in March in preparation for reopening cross-border travel

Japanese travel industry group will perform a study tour to Finland in March in preparation for reopening cross-border travel

Travel Management Club, one of the travel industry groups in Japan, will perform a 5-days/3-nights study tour to Finland in March 2022 to verify challenges for restarting overseas travel.
JTB publishes ‘JTB REPORT 2021,’ viewing post-pandemic overseas travel market of Japan

JTB publishes ‘JTB REPORT 2021,’ viewing post-pandemic overseas travel market of Japan

JTB published ‘JTB REPORT 2021 All about Japanese Overseas Travelers,' in which it says that growth of Japanese overseas travelers after the pandemic is expected to be lower than pre-pandemic.
Expedia survey finds that the most-searched destination for New Year holidays by Japanese travel planners is Oahu

Expedia survey finds that the most-searched destination for New Year holidays by Japanese travel planners is Oahu

Expedia said that the most-searched destination by Japanese people for New Year holidays was Oahu, and Bangkok (3rd), Singapore (6th), Bali (7th), Taipei (8th) and Phuket (10th) were ranked in top 10.
Local municipalities of Japan begin receiving applications for Vaccination Passport effective to overseas travelers only

Local municipalities of Japan begin receiving applications for Vaccination Passport effective to overseas travelers only

Local municipalities of Japan will begin receiving applications for Vaccination Passport on July 26, and it will be issued to Japanese overseas travelers who have plans to travel to foreign countries or regions.
Japan Association of Travel Agents asks the government to draw up a roadmap for restart of outbound travel

Japan Association of Travel Agents asks the government to draw up a roadmap for restart of outbound travel

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) is asking the government to draw up a roadmap for restart of outbound travels, expecting that the outbound travel market will partially restore in the fourth quarter of FY2021.
Paper vaccination passport will be issued in late July in Japan, followed by digital passport later

Paper vaccination passport will be issued in late July in Japan, followed by digital passport later

Chief Cabinet Secretary revealed that paper vaccination passports will be issued in late July by local governments after the vaccination rule is amended.
The first Japanese Tour Grand Prix 2021 in two years picks ‘Land Cruise JTB,’  seat-in-couch tour in Europe, as Tourism Minister Award

The first Japanese Tour Grand Prix 2021 in two years picks ‘Land Cruise JTB,’ seat-in-couch tour in Europe, as Tourism Minister Award

'Tour Grand Prix 2021,’ which was the 28th Grand Prix for the first time in two years, picked ‘Land Cruise JTB,’ a seat-in-couch tour product in Europe, as Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award and four online tours were selected as digital category for overseas travel.