Major Japanese theme parks ask guests not to scream on rollercoasters
As the world begins to reopen, tourism operators have begun rolling out new and creative ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This one is particularly unusual.
Destination Wrap: Qld eases travel restrictions, Greece to open border to internationals + MORE
The wheels are beginning to turn on domestic and international tourism, with border restrictions easing near and far. Huzzah!
Japan debates traveller subsidy as it emerges from nationwide state of emergency
The Japanese government is reportedly considering subsiding a portion of tourists’ travel expenses once the COVID-19 outbreak is under control.
Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE
There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.
Japan might cancel Olympic Games over coronavirus fears
Olympic authorities have indicated that the Summer Games in Japan could be cancelled if the spread of coronavirus becomes too dangerous.
JAL celebrates two years of Melbourne-Tokyo route by issuing snowboards as boarding passes
Aussie snowboarders looking to shred the slopes of Japan this snow season now have another reason to book their trip.
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.
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