2014 Japan Showcase Seminar Dates Announced! See below for details.
Sake & Shochu Campaign
International Transit Passenger Campaigns
Japan's airports are major hubs for entrance into Asia as such they receive many stopover and transit passengers. As such, both Narita International Airport and Kansai International Airport will begin new hospitality programs specifically for these short term stop over passengers. See the press releases below for more details.
Narita International Transit Passenger Campaign
Kansai International Transit Passenger Campaign
Winter is Coming.
The Perfect Introduction to Japan Tour & Tokyo on a Budget (Great for students!) - 10% commission on scheduled tours.
All Japan Tours
Classic Japan - Takayama Spring Festival & Cherry Blossom Special Tour & Grand Tour of Japan (reverse) - Takayama Spring Festival & Cherry Blossom Special Tour - Commissionable.
Japan Holiday - 5 Nights, Round trip airfare on Singapore Airlines from $1,809* per person, double occupancy (10% commission to travel agents).
8 day Japan Basics $2499 Including Airfare from LA. Based on travel until Dec 09 '13. Other departures available at a surcharge; please enquire. Promo Code 186583 - Commissionable.
Inside Japan Tours
A Northern Soul Small Group Tour & Kyushu Elements Small Group Tour - 10% agent commission.
Japan Deluxe Tour
Tokyo Quilt Festival Tour & Tokyo Anime Fare and Cherry Blossom Tour - 10% of land price commissionable, FAM rates available.
Remote and Untouched Japan & The Spiritual Japan - 10% agent commission.
JTB USA Inc
2014 Sapporo Snow Festival Tour (Land Only) & 2014 Otaku Anime Adventure Tour - Commissionable.
Orient Flexi-Pax Tours
Japan & South Korea - Japan World Heritage - 15% commission if booked by 12/15/13 for travel though 3/31/14.
Soul of Autumn & Third Impact - RT flight from LA included; $200 commission for agents.
Japan's Scenic Vistas & SITA's Affordable Japan - Save up to $1170 off 2013 prices!
Super Value Tours
6 Day Japan Kanto Tour & 10 Day Japan Classics Tour - Commission & agent rewards contest available, inquire within.
A Japanese Journey & Japanese Voyage - Commissionable, inquire for details.
Visits to the Japanese Countryside
Sado island, Takayama & Matsumoto (Oct 17-28, 2014) - 10% commission if booked by June 1, 2014
All Nippon Airways
ANA, All Nippon Airways, has recently renewed its in-flight service. Starting December, Japan's leading airline will introduce Economy and Premium Economy class meals developed by THE CONNOISSEURS and voted by Facebook users and ANA employees. THE CONNOISSEURS consist of 10 internationally renowned chefs, 5 beverage specialists and 9 ANA chefs.
On the flights departing Tokyo to North America, boiled baby sardine (shirasu) on steamed rice, voted #1 on Facebook, and cheesy cream sauce over meatloaf, voted #1 by ANA employees, will be offered during the month of December. Savor the delicious dishes and specially selected beverages prepared by THE CONNOISSEURS, exclusively for ANA passengers. Click here to find out more. Japan Airlines
JAL SKY SUITE 777 Takes flight on Los Angeles - Tokyo Route
Japan Airlines will begin gradually introducing the new JAL SKY SUITE 777, a fully revamped Boeing 777-300ER, onto its Los Angeles-Tokyo route (JL061/JL062). Initially launched on JAL's Tokyo-London route, the new service is now available daily on New York-Tokyo (JL005/006) and Paris-Tokyo (JL405/406) routes and will expand to JAL's Chicago-Tokyo (JL009/010) route from January 2014. For details: http://www.jal.co.jp/en/newsky
oneworld YOKOSO/Visit TOHOKU Fare
JAL Group Airlines offer Special Japan Domestic Fare to Japan Tohoku (North East Region) for Visitors. oneworld YOKOSO/Visit TOHOKU Fare is available from one sector and valid for two months from the departures date of the first domestic sector or within the validity of international tickets, whichever is earlier. Please note that there are some restrictions and embargo dates. For details, visit http://www.ar.jal.com/world/en/visittohoku/.
Fare: JPY5,250 per sector (This fare includes the Japan Consumption Tax of JPY250 per sector)
Tohoku Special Introduction
Tohoku is in Japan's Northeast. Tohoku officially refers to the area that comprises the prefecture of Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi and Fukushima. Their relative accessibility is a reason for their growing popularity with many tourists. But it's more than just that. The entire region is appealing in so many ways. Landscapes that are richly colored by the season. Cuisines that offer the finest of both the sea and mountains. The rich atmosphere of the hot springs. The fire of summer festivals. And above all, it's warm people. It's little wonder that visitor have been captivated by the experience. In magnificent natural settings away from the hustle and bustle of cities, you'll discover that time moves leisurely here. Take a trip to Tohoku and see the natural side of Japan you won't in a city. ~Frommers
Aomori Prefecture - A World Natural Heritage Site, containing the world's largest virgin forest of beech trees. Reminders of ancient times still abound. Enjoy the fabulous Nebuta Festival in the summer.
Akita Prefecture - Facing the Japan Sea, this area has abundant rivers and flat lands. Be stunned in the summer to see people carry meters tall poles loaded with lanterns at the Kanto Festival.
Iwate Prefecture - Long stretch of coastline with abundant marine products. Wonderful seafood and saw-toothed coastlines surrounded by cliffs. The stunning World Heritage Site of Hiraizumi will surely be a great highlight of any trip.
Yamagata Prefecture - Over 100 amazing hot springs, historical temples and shrines. Scenic points such as mountain ranges and the Mogami River. The "Snow Monsters" a natural phenomenon are a popular winter sight.
Miyagi Prefecture - Sendai is the big city of the Tohoku Region and Home of the Tanabata-matsuri Festival. Nearby Matsushima is known as one of the three most beautiful sites in Japan.
Fukushima Prefecture - In the 3rd largest prefecture of Japan, the "Primal scenery of Japan" is on display throughout the four seasons. Enjoy 130 different hot springs and gorgeous natural scenery.
2014 Japan Showcase Seminar Dates Announced!
The Japan Showcase will provide a great opportunity to network with various travel suppliers, and to learn more about their products and services. The suppliers will include representatives of hotels, airlines, tour operators, and local government offices of popular destinations. Suppliers at individual showcases will be announced at a later date.
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