Public Relations


Japan’s magnificent Former Nara Prison reborn as hotel in 2024

Nara City plans to launch a joint project with the integrated resort developer Hoshino Resort and such in 2022 to renovate the Former Nara Prison and the nearby park.The Former…

Shibuya 2026, Japan’s first major wooden shopping mall

Shibuya Crossing is perhaps the most famous spot for foreign tourists among Tokyo tourist attractions. The shopping mall Shibuya Marui, a 3-minute walk from there, will temporarily close on 28…

Robot delivers your grocery! A futuristic service begins in Japan

A shopping delivery service started using UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle), automatic delivery robots, on public roads in Tsukuba, Ibaraki. The robots deliver items purchased at supermarkets in just 30 minutes.

World-first:Toyota uses antibacterial seat belt on its next-gen taxi

Toyota Motor’s commercial taxi service, JPN TAXI, is the first in the world to adopt the new anti-bacterial seat belts developed by TOKAI RIKA CO, LTD.

Osaka: Futuristic station fusing technology, to open in spring 2023

Towards a recovery in inbound tourism, Japan Gov. is speeding up plans to allow international tourists into Japan again.According to the Resona Research Institute, inbound spending in two Kansai prefectures…

Explore nature in Japan for sustainable trip

The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) has released an English-language digital brochure, “EXPLORE DEEPER-Sustainable Travel Experiences in JAPAN-“. Showing you all about “Nature and Nature-Based Culture” in Japan.

Nijigen no Mori #1: Godzilla Invasion at Awaji Island

Godzilla has invaded the amusement park Nijigen no Mori in Awaji Island, Hyogo. Join the mission to battle this menacing Godzilla with exciting attractions for a memorable Japan Trip.

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.