• February 29, 2012
    Proposals for Products Attractive to Customers Coming to Visit Japan!
    JR East Japan will team up with the “Iwate Destination Campaign,” a major tourism campaign that will run from April to June in 2012, and will launch the “JR EAST PASS SPECIAL” at the special Tohoku support price of ¥10,000.read more
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    February 17, 2012
    100 Thai Travel Professionals in TOHOKU!
    Approximately 100 members of Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA), which consists of major travel agencies, arrived in Tohoku on familiarization trip this Wednesday.read more
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    February 16, 2012
    “Gyoza* Town” found in Tohoku – Fukushima
    “Gyoza town” can be found throughout Japan and in Tohoku, Fukushima is the venue. Plenty of gyoza shops stand around the Fukushima station and in the area of Iizaka Onsen (spa resort) and they offer variety of gyoza such as simple, with more garlic, or large for you to fully enjoy.read more
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    February 13, 2012
    Tasting New Sake at Brewery in Oyama
    “Oyama New Brew & Brewery Festival”* was held at sake breweries in Oyama district, east part of Tsuruoka City facing the Japan Sea in Yamagata Prefecture. Oyama was flourishing as one of shogunal demesnes during the Edo era, and there were more than 40 sake breweries from mid-Edo to early Meiji era. Among them, four…read more
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    February 10, 2012
    Snow Festival in Iwate is on until February 12
    On February 6th, I went to Iwate to experience “Iwate Snow Festival”, one of the five greatest snow festivals in Michinoku (Tohoku region). Even on a weekday, I saw many visitors including families with kids who were enjoying sledding, maze of snow sculptures, snow train and horse sleigh.read more
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    February 8, 2012
    “Visit Japan Tohoku” for Tohoku Recovery
    The Tohoku District Transport Bureau and the Tohoku Tourism Promotion Organization are jointly implementing the project of “Visit Japan for Tohoku Recovery 2011” as part of Visit Japan District Projects.read more