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Why Facebook Failed in Japan – CarterJMRN Market Research Blog

Why Facebook Failed in Japan – CarterJMRN Market Research Blog | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
By 2011, Facebook Japan had less than two million users — less than 2% of the population. Here is why the social media site failed to take off in Japan.
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Japan household spending rises in June on strong travel, TV demand

Japan household spending rises in June on strong travel, TV demand | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan's household spending increased for the seventh straight month in June supported by strong demand for package tours during the upcoming summer vacations and purchases of televisions, government data showed Tuesday. Spending by households with two or more people rose 2.7 percent in real terms from a year earlier to…
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Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom - The New York Times

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Economic Threats Loom - The New York Times | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The annualized rate of 1.8 percent was down from the previous quarter but still higher than expected. Trade wars, uncertain global prospects and a new consumption tax remain on the horizon.
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Japan's eel-eating day singed by high prices, sending consumers in search of alternatives

Japan's eel-eating day singed by high prices, sending consumers in search of alternatives | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan marked its annual eel-eating day on Saturday, but prices for the endangered fish remain high and supermarkets are giving growing attention to alterna
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QR Codes Come To Japanese Airports

QR Codes Come To Japanese Airports | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Asia’s first cross-border mobile payment alliance, Singtel’s VIA, has expanded to Japan, according to a news release. Merchants at Haneda International Terminal in Japan will now be able to accept QR code payments on the VIA network, and there are plans to add more acceptance points all over the country in the near future. NETSTARS […]
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Japanese anime: From 'Disney of the East' to a global industry worth billions

Japanese anime: From 'Disney of the East' to a global industry worth billions | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Touching on themes as disparate as sex and death to science fiction and romance, manga and anime caters to all ages and tastes, and historical hits projected a new image of Japan to the world.
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Turbocharging Tourism: $2.4 billion injected into Territory

Turbocharging Tourism: $2.4 billion injected into Territory | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Northern Territory Governments Turbocharging Tourism investment is working, with Tourism Research Australia releasing its latest result
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Thailand uses entertainment to woo more Japanese visitors | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Thailand uses entertainment to woo more Japanese visitors | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus) | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will use music and outdoor events to attract first-time visitors, millenials and female travellers from Japan, targeting 2 million arrivals from the East Asian country who will spend 85 billion THB (USD) by 2020.
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Travel Brand Strategies: 3 Insights to Shape Your Marketing Strategy in Asia

Travel Brand Strategies: 3 Insights to Shape Your Marketing Strategy in Asia | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Picture a newly-married couple in Bengaluru dreaming of their honeymoon, a busy mother in Tokyo planning a family vacation, or a young professional in Sydney looking to book a spa trip over the long weekend — they all approach travel differently.
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More Japanese to travel abroad this summer | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

More Japanese to travel abroad this summer | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
A record number of people in Japan are expected to take overseas trips from mid-July through the end of August.
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Vietnam a top 10 favorite summer escape for Japanese tourists - VnExpress International

Vietnam a top 10 favorite summer escape for Japanese tourists - VnExpress International | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Japan Association of Travel Agents says Vietnam came in fifth on the list of top 10 summer destinations for Japanese tourists. - VnExpress International
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Travel Is Main Pleasure for Older Japanese | Nippon.com

Travel Is Main Pleasure for Older Japanese | Nippon.com | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Results from a Sony Life Insurance survey reveal that older Japanese are enjoying travel, cuisine, and fashion, and that sports cars continue to be desired objects among older men.
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Intellasia East Asia News - Japan PM Abe says no need to raise sales tax beyond 10pct for decade

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he was not considering raising the sales tax beyond 10 percent under his administration, and that he saw no such need for at least a decade.
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“Meng? It Just Means Cute”: A Chinese Online Vernacular Term in Context | de Seta | M/C Journal

“Meng? It Just Means Cute”: A Chinese Online Vernacular Term in Context | de Seta | M/C Journal | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
“Meng? It Just Means Cute”: A Chinese Online Vernacular Term in Context
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Native Grape Odyssey: Getting Ready for Japan's Sophisticated Wine Market

Native Grape Odyssey: Getting Ready for Japan's Sophisticated Wine Market | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
VERONA, Italy, Aug. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Native Grape Odyssey press tour in Japan ended in Tokyo on July 24th 2019, after three days of successful busines
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ANA returning to Ljubljana and Dubrovnik

ANA returning to Ljubljana and Dubrovnik | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
ANA to operate Dreamliner charters to Ljubljana and Dubrovnik in August and September.
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Retirement woes cause Japanese to spend less on summer vacations

Retirement woes cause Japanese to spend less on summer vacations | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Insurer-led survey reveals thriftier, savings-focused spending habits
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J-Beauty Surpasses K-Beauty in Share of Voice in Southeast Asia Says New Study

J-Beauty Surpasses K-Beauty in Share of Voice in Southeast Asia Says New Study | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Move over, K-Beauty, J-Beauty is now "all the rage in Southeast Asia," says a new report from Meltwater that shows Japanese beauty products have taken the lead in share of voice among consumers in the region.
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Japanese least likely to interact with fellow passengers - Chinadaily.com.cn

Japanese least likely to interact with fellow passengers - Chinadaily.com.cn | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese people are the least likely to talk to strangers or offer help on airplanes, a recent survey has found.
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TAT uses entertainment to woo Japanese youth

TAT uses entertainment to woo Japanese youth | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is set to use music and outdoor events to attract first-time visitors, millennials and female travellers from Japan.
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Asian Millionaires Favour Experiences Over Luxury Goods - Agility

Asian Millionaires Favour Experiences Over Luxury Goods - Agility | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Asian millionaires are shifting their priorities towards travel experiences, valuing health and well-being over personal luxury goods.
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Japanese visitors to Russian Far East surge as electronic visa program eases entry

Japanese visitors to Russian Far East surge as electronic visa program eases entry | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The number of Japanese visitors to the Russian Far East, including Vladivostok, is surging two years after Moscow introduced an electronic visa system for
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2.99 million Japanese tourists will travel overseas this summer: Guam, Saipan and Hawaii popular

2.99 million Japanese tourists will travel overseas this summer: Guam, Saipan and Hawaii popular | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
According to a report in the Japan Times the number of people who will travel overseas from Japan during this year’s summer holiday period is estimated at
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Departure Rate for Japanese in Their Twenties Rebounds to 1990s Levels | Nippon.com

Departure Rate for Japanese in Their Twenties Rebounds to 1990s Levels | Nippon.com | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Newly released figures show that 2.83 million Japanese traveled abroad during the 2018 summer holidays, 4.1% more than in the same period last year. The number of Japanese going abroad rose steadily from when restrictions on overseas travel were eased in 1964 and peaked at 18.49 million in 2012. Now young Japanese travelers are once again showing growing interest in foreign destinations.
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Japanese mobile payments are set to take off and displace cash

Japanese mobile payments are set to take off and displace cash | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese consumers remain averse to mobile payments, and are even hesitant to use payment cards, but a shift is on its way.
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