Turning Japanese: Qantas brings Haneda plans to light, commences Sapporo service
Did you recently spot Qantas International CEO Tino La Spina having a browse in your local Helly Hansen store? Discover the cause here.
National Geographic unveils its list of top trips for 2020
Ready to take your clients off the beaten track to some of the worlds best hidden gems? Here’s a list of the world’s most exciting and sustainable destinations, according to Nat Geo.
Japanese hotel offers rooms for $1 a night if guests agree to one (creepy) thing
Clients strapped for cash? Here’s a budget-friendly hotel in one of the most sought-after destinations on the planet… but it comes with a weird catch.
Fire rips through World Heritage-listed Japanese castle
A fire has destroyed much of a popular tourist spot and important historical site in Okinawa.
Japanese hotel chain acknowledges hackers could watch guests via robot staff
Are you fearful of technology’s growing presence in the hotel industry? Get ready to tremble a little more upon receipt of this news.
“We can’t wait”: Virgin all set to defeat Qantas in battle for Tokyo slot
by Huntley Mitchell
Have you noticed Virgin Australia staff walking around with puffed-out chests and singing Queen’s “We Are The Champions” today? Discover the cause here.
Typhoon Hagibis update: More than 50 killed and a third of Hokuriku bullet trains submerged
by Christian Fleetwood
Emergency crews are racing against time to rescue dozens of people unaccounted for, after Japan was ravaged by its most powerful typhoon in decades.
Destination Wrap: Venice’s new tourist tax, Tokyo hit by typhoon, California bans mini-hotel shampoo bottles + MORE!
Our favourite part of Monday morning is putting together this delightful wrap up of destination news for our faithful readers. Just kidding! We don’t like anything about Mondays.
Tonga’s Rugby World Cup team breaks into song mid-flight in Japan
Passengers onboard a flight in Japan have been treated to some unique inflight entertainment courtesy of Tonga’s national rugby squad.
Japanese city urged to bolster beer supply ahead of Rugby World Cup
by Christian Fleetwood
Japanese locals are worried Oita could run out of one key commodity during the Rugby World Cup, and it rhymes with “cheers”.
TV news show replaces New Zealand with a map of Japan
In more evidence that practically every child slept through Year Nine geography comes this momentous blunder.
Agent wrap: Constellation Journeys’ agent incentive winner, TravelManagers Vietnam famil highlights + more
Have you been hankering for a famil opportunity lately? Well, Christmas has come early with this week’s agent wrap!
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