Sunday March 29, 2020
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JNTO’s new agent e-learning program offers chance to win a trip to Japan
The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Canada has introduced a new Japan Travel e-Learning Program for Canadian travel agents.
Strongest decade ever for Japan with 32.5 million int’l visitors
Japan welcomed its highest foreign visitor numbers on record in 2019, rounding off a 10-year period of growth in the country’s tourism sector.
JAL, ANA flight groundings ahead of Typhoon Hagibis
A powerful typhoon is forecast to bring up to 80 centimetres (about 30 inches) of rain and damaging winds to the Tokyo area and Japan’s Pacific coast this weekend.
Apply now for NARAT’s new fam in Japan
Travel agents can apply now for NARAT’s new fam in Japan, which takes place at the height of cherry blossom season.
Even the poop is cute at this Japanese museum
Japan’s culture of cute makes no exceptions for poop. It gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama near Tokyo.
You won’t believe how much these monkeys in Japan hate the snow
And here we thought we hated the snow.
Red Label Vacations to operate as wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s H.I.S. Group
The parent company of TravelBrands, itravel2000.com, The Travel Experts, redtag.ca will be bought out by a subsidiary of Japan’s H.I.S. Group in a new deal set to be completed in the first calendar quarter of 2019, subject to regulatory approvals.
A passenger demanded a window seat so the flight attendant did this
A word to the wise: never mess with a flight attendant.
Japanese restaurant served the last meals of death row inmates
What do you feel like for dinner? Morbid, with a side of Disturbing perhaps?
Hope springs eternal: Japan’s cherry blossoms bloom early following extreme weather
Leave it to Japan to find the silver lining of a typhoon.
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