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    October 31, 2011
    Scheduled Services Resumed between Sendai and Taipei
    Suspended international flight services from Taipei to Sendai, following the March 11 earthquake, resumed on October 30. Passengers on the first flight were welcomed by the partied concerned with a banner.read more
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    October 26, 2011
    Promote Tohoku in Russian Far East
    From October 16 to 20, we visited Vladivostok and Khabarovsk for the fist time since the devastating earthquake. We offered our thanks for their support and updated about the Tohoku tourism including information on ski resorts, recommended tour courses in Tohoku and so on. We will continuously promote Tohoku to Russia to welcome more visitors.read more
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    October 24, 2011
    Autumn Must Come with “IMONI” Party!
    Last Sunday (November 23), I drove about an hour from central Sendai to a spa resort Sakunami to join “Sakunami Onsen Nordic Walking”. Nordic walking, originated from Finland, is an enhancement of ordinary walking with two poles. In Sendai where is blessed with abundant green is called mecca for Nordic walking in Japan as young…read more
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    October 13, 2011
    Tohoku in Autumn Color
    Chilly air at dawn and dust greets you in October, telling the season of colored leaves started. This time, I visited Mt. Kurikoma extending over three prefectures, namely Miyagi, Iwate and Akita. The photo shows highlands in Sukawa at the bottom of the mountain. Leaves in red and yellow are in striking contract with evergreens…read more
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    Tourism Tohoku Promoted at JATA 2011 in Tokyo
    JATA Tourism Forum & Travel Showcase 2011, one of the biggest tourism events in Asia, was held at Tokyo Big Sight from September 30 to October 2, which 144 countries and regions participated in. Our organization was there to promote Tohoku tourism at the Tohoku booth in cooperation with Japan Travel & Tourism Association. At…read more
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    October 11, 2011
    Autumn in Aizuwakamatsu – Historical Castle Town
    Last Sunday, a beautiful clear autumn day is perfect for a short trip from Sendai to Aizuwakamatsu. The historical city was developed as one of the most active castle towns in Tohoku by a great commander Gamou Ujisato approximately 420 years ago. It is also known for its dramatic events including the Boshin Civil War…read more
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    October 7, 2011
    World Gathered in Sendai for Tohoku Tourism Recovery
    On October 5, Special International Symposium on the Revitalization of Japan’s Tourism Sector and Quake Affected Regions was jointly organized by World Tourism Organization UNWTO, Japan Tourism Agency, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan to aid the recovery and revitalization of tourism in the Tohoku region.read more
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    October 4, 2011
    Access Train to Sendai Airport Fully Resume
    The quake-hit Sendai Airport access train resumed full service between Sendai railway station and the airport on October 1, the first time for 204 days since the Great East Japan Earthquake. The line was partially operated between Sendai and Mitazono from July 23.read more