Welcome! Hokkaido, JAPAN Campaign

Autumn, a beautiful season for visiting Hokkaido has come! A new campaign welcoming tourists to visit Hokkaido, “We are GENKI Hokkaido/ Welcome! HOKKAIDO, JAPAN Campaign” starts from September 28, 2018.    https://www.japan.travel/en/news/hokkaido-campaign-2018/

Typhoon Trami

Typhoon Trami (Typhoon Number 24) is projected to approach Okinawa and Amami Islands on September 29th and continue northeastward along Japan through October 1st. Travelers visiting Japan are advised to check the latest local weather reports, follow directions from local officials and take any other appropriate actions as needed. https://www.japan.travel/en/news/2018-09-28-typhoon-trami/

Update for Kansai International Airport (KIX)

On September 14th, Kansai International Airport will restart its operation along Runway-A and Terminal 1 South Wing. A shuttle bus from/to the airport is currently operating and airport access via railroad is scheduled to resume operation later this month. For more information, please visit: https://www.japan.travel/en/news/2018-09-04-typhoon-jebi/ Experience Japan’s rich beauty, history, culture […]

Transportation and tourist information after Typhoon No.21

Kansai area (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara etc.) is easily accessible from other gateways than Kansai International Airport; Itami Airport and Kobe Airport are open for domestic flights, and Shinkansen lines from other areas such as Tokyo, Nagoya, and Fukuoka are also available. Kansai International Airport is currently making all efforts […]

July 2018 Heavy Rains in Western Japan

Following record rainfall in the western part of Japan, details of the heavy rain event of July 2018 can be found on Japan Meteorological Agency  website. As of July 10th, there are cancellations and delays on some transportation except for Sanyo and Tokaido Shinkansen. Please check the latest information on […]

Update on Volcanic Activity of Mt. Motoshiranesan

Released by Kusatsu Town (January 24) Mt. Motoshiranesan, located in Kusatsu-machi in Gunma, erupted on January 23. Kusatsu Onsen Town is located 7 kilometers away from the eruption site and no damage has occurred. Until safety in other areas is confirmed, Kusatsu International Snow & Spa Resort will open its […]