Hokuriku’s sole whisky distillery gets face-lift with crowdfunding
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Hokuriku’s sole whisky distillery gets face-lift with crowdfunding

A sake brewery with over a century of history has turned to crowdsourcing to help…

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High-tech Japanese toilets to become more foreigner friendly
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High-tech Japanese toilets to become more foreigner friendly

15:36 19 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 19, Kyodo As more foreigners choose Japan as a…

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High-tech Japanese toilets to become more foreigner friendly
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High-tech Japanese toilets to become more foreigner friendly

15:36 19 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 19, Kyodo As more foreigners choose Japan as a…

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Peach Aviation to start 1st nonstop Okinawa-Bangkok flight
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Peach Aviation to start 1st nonstop Okinawa-Bangkok flight

Japanese budget carrier Peach Aviation Ltd. will next month launch a direct service between Bangkok…

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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t
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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t

16:07 17 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 17, Kyodo The number of foreign visitors to Japan…

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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t
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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t

16:07 17 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 17, Kyodo The number of foreign visitors to Japan…

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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t
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Foreign visitors to Japan hit record 24.04 mil. in 2016: gov’t

16:07 17 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 17, Kyodo The number of foreign visitors to Japan…

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UPDATE1: Foreign visitors to Japan, tourists’ spending in 2016 hit new records
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UPDATE1: Foreign visitors to Japan, tourists’ spending in 2016 hit new records

17:45 17 January 2017 TOKYO, Jan. 17, Kyodo Spending by foreign visitors to Japan in…

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UPDATE2: Japan sees record foreign visitors, tourist spending in 2016
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UPDATE2: Japan sees record foreign visitors, tourist spending in 2016

Spending by foreign visitors to Japan in 2016 grew 7.8 percent to 3.75 trillion yen…

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British Museum to explore later life of Hokusai in major exhibition
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British Museum to explore later life of Hokusai in major exhibition

A large-scale exhibition bringing together over 100 woodblock prints and painted works of Japanese ukiyo-e…

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