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  1. thomas

    Travel News JAL campaign: 50,000 free round-trip domestic flights for tourists

    A very tempting offer by Japan Airlines: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/12/27/business/jal-free-domestic-flights-foreign-tourists?hootPostID=cb0a36b00af8c66b2d9daba4749dcf63 Foreign residents can apply here: https://www.jal.co.jp/en/jmb/japan-promotion/
  2. thomas

    Travel News Sayonara tax to be collected from next week

    As of January 7, 2019, travellers leaving Japan, regardless of their nationality, will have to pay a 1,000-JPY tax upon departure. The revenue will be used to improve immigration facilities at ports and airports, such as facial recognition gates. Japan to begin collecting ¥1,000 departure tax...
  3. thomas

    Travel News 2018: 30m visitors - bad tourists?

    Twenty-eight million foreign visitors to Japan in 2017, more than 30 million in 2018: Japan is slowly approaching the target of 40 million annual visitors set by the government for 2020. Source: Foreign tourists in Japan set to hit record 30 million in 2018 | The Japan Times Tied with the...
  4. thomas

    Travel News 28.7 million foreign visitors in 2017

    2013: 10m foreign visitors 2014: 13m 2015: 19.7m 2016: 24m 2017: 28.7m The Japanese government still aims at 40m foreign visitors in 2020 and it looks as if they will reach their goal. Japan rewrites tourism record after 28.7 million visited in 2017 Japan attracted a record 28.69 million...
  5. tourceb

    Services Japan to Cebu, Philippines

    Are you from Japan who is planning to have your vacation in Cebu, Philippines, we can help you organize your tours and hotel booking. You can explore our services at www.krtravelandtours.com . Our company is a direct tour operator. We can help you save your budget. We have licensed and tourism...
  6. thomas

    Travel News 24m foreign visitors in 2016

    10 million foreign visitors in 2013, 13m in 2014, 19,7m in 2015, and finally topping the 20m mark: 24m in 2016! The Japanese government now aims at a staggering 40m foreign visitors in 2020. Number of foreign visitors to Japan tops 20 million mark for first time Source Foreign Visitors &...
  7. Kevyn Method

    Travel Traveling to Japan

    Hi, my name is Kevyn, I am 27 and traveling to Japan from May 9-30. I'm excited as well as nervous to have finally made this decision . This is my first time out of the US and I'm traveling solo, so this is an important step for me, or at least that's how I feel. I am staying in Tokyo, and would...
  8. Charbel

    why are so many Chinese people visiting Tokyo?

    I made a project while living in Tokyo, about the recent influx of Chinese tourists to Tokyo. A small team of us went out and conducted street interviews, we got some very interesting answers. If this interests you have a look at the video, and I'd love to know what people think. Thanks!!!
  9. Charbel

    New to the site

    Hello, I'm new to this forum, I think it's great that there's a place like this to share experience thoughts and opinions.
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