Malaysia Airlines new Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo direct flights start this August

The flag carrier of Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines (MH), will start flying on the Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Haneda route from 14 August onwards. This is MH fourth direct flight to Japan after…

Japan No.1 in Global Tourism Competitiveness Ranking, WEF survey

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Japan is rated as “the country with the most favourable conditions for a recovery in travel and tourism”. It ranked first…

Direct link to Osaka Station, One of the world’s largest urban parks set for 2024

Construction has begun in earnest for UMEKITA Park (Umekita Second Zone), one of the world’s largest urban parks, directly connected to JR Osaka Station, scheduled to open in 2024.

ANA flies daily on Narita-Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta route from 1 July

All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced on 17 May that it will operate daily Narita-Kuala Lumpur and Narita-Jakarta routes from 1 July to 29 October.Based on entry-exit regulations, quarantine measures and…

Moving life-size v Gundam rocks! Gundam Park in Fukuoka

A life-size moving statue of the Mobile Suit ‘v Gundam’ (pronounced Nu Gundam), from the Char’s Counterattack film of the popular anime Gundam series, is now at Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport FUKUOKA.

New Minion room coming at Universal Studios Japan official hotel

A brand new Despicable Me room will launch on 15 July 2022 at Universal Studios Japan’s official hotel, Hotel Universal Port. It will be just like you’re visiting an actual…

Tokyo Disneyland: ¥56billion new Space Mountain in 2027

SPACE MOUNTAIN at Tokyo Disneyland is about to undergo a complete makeover.

Hakone: Hotel de Yama garden at full bloom in May

The azaleas at the Hotel de Yama in Hakone have been recognised as part of the ‘National Plant Collection’ of the Japan Association of Botanical Gardens (JABG).

Japan to open entry for foreign tourists as early as May, reports say

The Japanese government plans to allow small groups of vaccinated foreign tourists to enter the country as early as this month.

JR-Shikoku: 3-day unlimited ride pass for foreign visitor & resident until Sept.

JR-Shikoku launches the JR SHIKOKU Pass 3DAYS, a special offer for foreign visitors and foreign residents in Japan who hold non-Japan-issued passports.