Aizuwakamatsu City, a final stronghold of "samurai" (feudal warrior) rule in Japan, held a press tour for foreign correspondents and social media influencers based in Tokyo from January 31 to February 2 to showcase its samurai heritage and promote inbound tourism to the area in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. During the three-day tour, the correspondents were guided … [Read more...] about Aizuwakamatsu Showcases “Samurai” Legacy
The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) conducted a "Workshop on Sustainable Tourism: Gastronomy Tourism” from 17 to 23 November 2019 in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. It was organized for the management-level stakeholders in tourism of the ASEAN Member States to learn cases of gastronomy tourism in Wakayama Prefecture. A total of 12 participants joined this workshop. The participants … [Read more...] about Workshop on Gastronomy Tourism in Wakayama, Japan
NAGO, Japan - (Press Media Release) - Helios Distillery, which manufactures and sells Awamori, which is a distilled liquor of Okinawa in the southernmost of Japan, will hold a launch event for a new product "Ryukyu Bijin 40% 700ml” at the famous Italian restaurant “LuMi Bar & Dining” in Sydney on Monday, December 9th. (Awamori, which is like SAKE, is one of Japan's leading … [Read more...] about Helios Distillery: Launch Event for Ryukyu Awamori, Japan’s Oldest Distilled Liquor, Monday, December 9th, at Sydney’s famous restaurant, LuMi!
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO, London Office) released a 360-degree VR video “[360-degree VR] JAPAN – Where tradition meets the future” on 16 January 2018. The video visualizing the essence of Japan and its culture was created as part of “JAPAN – Where tradition meets the future”, a large-scale inbound tourism promotion targeting 15 European countries, which started … [Read more...] about Japan’s 16 Most Mesmerizing Destinations