Friday, 10 January 2020

Japan National Tourism Organisation is kicking off the “Your Japan 2020” campaign

In 2020, the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is kicking off the “Your Japan 2020” campaign to provide special experiences and great deals to international visitors on an unprecedented scale.

2020 is the year that the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in Japan, and throughout the year, every corner of the country will be filled with a festive atmosphere. To share this buoyant mood with international visitors, the campaign offers memorable experiences and deals nationwide, including exclusive public openings, Japan-first special events, free air tickets to local areas, and large discounts.

International visitors to Japan can expect a wide range of unique experiences only available in 2020, in every season and all over the country.



Now is the time to visit Japan.
For more information, visit our website www.japan.travel/2020/en

The message to international visitors is simple,  2020 is a great year to visit Japan and for you to find Your Japan, Your Way

Many opportunities for free domestic flights and unprecedented discounts on both international and domestic flights.
Amazing deals and fun shopping experiences with special events and benefits at more than 1,000 stores.
Smoother travel. Enjoy the freedom and luxury of “hands-free” travel with half-price luggage storage and delivery services.
New opportunities to get hands-on. Plenty of experiences, such as cooking classes for foodies and washoku-lovers.
2020 redesigns. Pokémon and other popular characters reenergized for 2020.
Key experiences for the winter season include

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort (Hokkaido): For sightseeing, fun in the snow, and skiing head to the largest ski resort in the Sapporo area!
Hakusan Ichirino Onsen Ski Resort (Ishikawa): Enjoy a free lift pass for the day at this ski resort and relax in a hot spring.
Niigata Sake-no-Jin Fair2020 (Niigata): Sake showcase of over 500 brands.

Spring season

A stay at Ozu Castle (Ehime): Experience a night in a Japanese castle from April 2020.
Must-see tour for history lovers—visit tourist sites steeped in the traditions of samurai and ninja at a half price (Chubu).
Special Exhibition (Kansai): The Thirty-three Pilgrimage Sites of Western Japan—a public exhibition of national treasures to mark the 1,300th anniversary of the sites’ founding.

In Summer

Tohoku summer festivals (Tohoku): Experience large, traditional and exciting festivals.
The latest adventure travel program experience (Hokkaido): Your nature and outdoor guides will provide you with unique outdoor experiences.

Autumn

Savour Japan campaign (Across Japan): Experience countryside stays and authentic Japanese food.
Special tour of Iya Valley (Tokushima): A remote and hidden gem, this tour is conducted by Alex Kerr—an Eastern culture researcher and noted author.
Awaji Flower Festival 20th Anniversary (Hyogo): Flower, greenery fair and food culture.




Japan Airlines (JAL) is making it easier for US citizens to get even closer to Tokyo in 2020 with their expanded nonstop service from the U.S. to Haneda International Airport—the closest airport to the city centre!

New flights from New York, Chicago, Dallas Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and Honolulu (in addition to their current San Francisco service) begin from March 28, 2020.*

Reservations to Haneda are now being accepted, so book your flight today with Japan Airlines to enjoy acclaimed 5-star service and the world's best economy class. Or treat yourself to an upgrade to JAL Premium Economy, which offers comfortable shell-style seating. For private lie-flat seating book JAL Business Class.



*Schedules subject to gov't approval. LAX-HND starting March 29, 2020. Schedules, equipment, and configurations subject to change.




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