Foreign Tourist

September 20, 2017 at 3:05 am

UK and Italy Past China in Per Capita Tourist Spending in Japan

Government surveys on tourism indicate the tourists from the UK and Italy now outspend the Chinese while touring in Japan.

June 19, 2017 at 11:28 pm

Tourist Pollution? in Kyoto

The story has to do with a disturbing movement in one of Japan's most charming tourist town - Kyoto.

June 18, 2017 at 11:47 pm

Seat-In-Coach Now Available to Tour Japan by Bus

A great news afoot for foreign tourists: an extensive sightseeing bus service is currently under study by nine bus service operators from Hokkaido to Kyushu to provide a Japanese equivalent of the so-called seat-in-coach service common in the western countries.

May 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm

Shinjuku's Tourist Info Station Drawing Over 100 Thousand Visitors

Here's a valuable info for foreign tourists on a visit of Japan - perhaps this might help some of you currently touring Tokyo.

January 7, 2017 at 12:31 am

Chiba City Museum Experimented ICT for Foreigners

Chiba City Museum, Chiba, started a demonstration experiment to apply ICT (Information Communication Technology) to assisting foreign visitors, January 4.

November 8, 2016 at 1:11 am

Japan Visited by Record-High +19% Foreign Tourists in September

It looks like this September had a record-high number of foreign tourists visiting Japan - to the tune of nearly 20 million.

September 22, 2016 at 10:25 am

How about GPS-guided Smartphone for Touring Temples and Shrines?

Autumn is afoot in Japan as that deadly heat is subsiding mid September; the most tempting touring season in Japan is just around the corner.

August 20, 2016 at 8:02 am

Foreign Tourists Like it Hot?

The heated Olympic competitions in Rio aside, more tourists visited Japan in the month of July this year than in the same month a year ago, the Japan National Tourist Organization bared July 17.

January 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm

Japanese Beer Now Drawing More Foreign Visitors

While Japan is attracting more tourists than ever before, Japanese beer seems to be playing a key role in making that happen.

January 17, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Shopping Spree Before; Aesthetic Now

Here's a list of keywords that are now driving foreign tourists crazy: nail art, hair salon, face-lifting, aesthetic, skin care, etc.

November 20, 2015 at 7:40 pm

Welcome to Japan: Handy Services for Foreign Tourists

The government is stepping up its efforts to expedite inbound tourism and a lot more foreigners find it easy and comfortable to tour in Japan.

November 19, 2015 at 1:09 pm

All Out for Tourism: Record-High 1.6 M Foreign Tourists in Jan.- Oct.

Altogether 1.631 million foreign tourists visited Japan in the Jan.-Oct. period this year, the most ever per annum, disclosed the Tourist Bureau, November 18.

November 17, 2015 at 1:16 pm

JTB, Casio and YAMATO in Overseas Marketing

Japan' s leading tourist agent JTB, Japan Travel Bureau, is going out of its way to market Japanese farm products abroad.

October 8, 2015 at 11:53 am

To Ban Smoking or To Separate Smoking - That is the Question in Japan

The Japanese government eyes on inducing 20 million foreign visitors toward the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

October 3, 2015 at 8:21 pm

More Foreigners Join Japan's Shikoku Pilgrimage

Shikoku Pilgrimage is no walk from A to B, but the whole walk is a package of 88 individual self-conclusive walks from one temple to another, the like of which is rather hard to find elsewhere in the world.

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