September 26, 2014
On Friday 26th September, Mr Ryoichi Matsuyama, President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and Christopher Rodrigues, Chairman of VisitBritain signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Tokyo, committing both countries to the mutual exchange of experience and information in the field of tourism.
September 23, 2014
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of operation of the Tokaido Shinkansen, JR West and JR Central are launching new, limited time only “Tourist Passes” for visitors to Japan.
September 22, 2014
The much-loved JAPAN MATSURI returns to London on Saturday, 27 September. An exciting new addition for this year is the Yurukyara Japanese mascots show.
September 19, 2014
WEXAS Travel has picked a 13-day itinerary of Japan as one of its ‘Top 50 Worldwide Journeys’ for 2014. Try WEXAS Travel's fun online travel quiz.
September 17, 2014
This tour offers an amazing insight into Japan's food culture for chefs, restaurant owners, food transformers, culinary writers, food importers and serious foodies. It offers a deep and thorough discovery experience into regional citrus culture with a tour through the prefecture of Kôchi in Shikoku, Japan.
September 15, 2014
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko’s iconic five-star flagship property, has announced an unusual new service for guests, started from 1st September: traditional kimono rentals and fittings.
September 03, 2014
On 9 September, the second series of Richard E Grant’s Hotel Secrets on Sky Atlantic will feature hotels in Tokyo and Hakone.
August 08, 2014
In spring 2015, the Hokuriku bullet train line extension will be completed, cutting journey times from Tokyo to Toyama and Kanazawa. In 2017, both JR East and JR West plan to launch luxury sleeper trains.
August 07, 2014
Cruises holidays do not have to be expensive. Costa, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises all offer cruise holidays featuring Japan for under £1,500. For those who would prefer something more luxurious, Compagnie du Ponant, the small luxury French cruise line, is introducing brand new itineraries to Japan.
July 30, 2014
Ramen, ramen, ramen! We are very excited to report that London is soon to get three more ramen restaurants – British venture United Ramen will be graduating from a successful pop-up into a permanent restaurant and IPPUDO and Kanada-ya will be bringing us ramen from Fukuoka, Japan. Read the story for even more exciting Japanese food news.