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6 ways travel in Japan has changed since the pandemic
2 years ago

6 ways travel in Japan has changed since the pandemic

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Japan was one of the most reluctant countries in the world to re-open its borders after Covid. Now, after more than two years they’ve finally unlocked the door, but how …
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Are you on the list? Japan opens to independent travellers from these 68 countries from October 11
2 years ago

Are you on the list? Japan opens to independent travellers from these 68 countries from October 11

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Japan made travellers around the world very excited last week, when Prime Minister Fumio Kishida confirmed that his government would relax border restrictions on individual travellers from October 11. The …
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Confirmed! Japan will allow individual travel from next month, says Japanese PM
2 years ago

Confirmed! Japan will allow individual travel from next month, says Japanese PM

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Last week, reports from Fuji TV and Nikkei Asia suggested that an announcement on unrestricted individual tourism would be just around the corner. Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has today …
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Will Japan actually open to unrestricted tourism in October?
2 years ago

Will Japan actually open to unrestricted tourism in October?

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If you’ve had a hard time keeping up with Japan’s latest travel changes, join the line. It’s been an excruciating few months for tourism operators, who have endured confusing announcements, …
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Why Japan’s most recent travel update is a cause for optimism
2 years ago

Why Japan’s most recent travel update is a cause for optimism

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In May this year, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida let the world know that the country was about to open to tourists – that border restrictions would be relaxed in …
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Japan tourism reopening: what we know so far
2 years ago

Japan tourism reopening: what we know so far

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In news that will delight ski and snowboard enthusiasts around the world, Japan looks set to reopen to tourists next month, ending a hiatus on in-bound tourism that has now …
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Why Japan won’t be opening to tourists just yet: analyst
2 years ago

Why Japan won’t be opening to tourists just yet: analyst

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Speculation about when Japan will re-open to tourists has been rife of late – and you’d be forgiven for thinking the date was right around the corner. Over the last …
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“Now is the time to start planning a trip” says Japan’s tourism board
2 years ago

“Now is the time to start planning a trip” says Japan’s tourism board

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Despite borders still being closed to tourists, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has told Australian travellers to start planning holidays in Japan ahead of an anticipated return to travel. The …
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Japan eases border restrictions, but it’s not enough to save the ski season
2 years ago

Japan eases border restrictions, but it’s not enough to save the ski season

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As Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida Fumio addressed the media late on Thursday evening to announce an update on border restrictions, optimists might have been hoping for some news that would …
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Japan bans all new foreign visitors, bubble hopes dashed
3 years ago

Japan bans all new foreign visitors, bubble hopes dashed

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Japan will ban all incoming foreign travellers for a month from today, as concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant grow. The ban will apply to new entrants from …
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