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Inflation in Japan hits sushi and Asahi, but Australians travellers will find prices lower than before the pandemic

Inflation in Japan hits sushi and Asahi, but Australians travellers will find prices lower than before the pandemic | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The price of everything in Japan is rising for the first time in decades, and consumers are struggling.
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Travelers on domestic flights during spring holidays doubled from last year | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Travelers on domestic flights during spring holidays doubled from last year | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
About twice as many people traveled on domestic flights in Japan during the recent spring holiday period compared to last year's, when a coronavirus state of emergency was in place.
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Japan spring holiday travel surges | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Japan spring holiday travel surges | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese railway operators say the number of travelers who used high-speed trains during the spring holiday period was more than double the number seen last year due to the lifting of coronavirus travel restrictions.
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Japanese Airline Brings Back Airbus A380 Superjumbo On Pent Up Hawaii Demand

Japanese Airline Brings Back Airbus A380 Superjumbo On Pent Up Hawaii Demand | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Despite some of the toughest pandemic travel restrictions in the world, a Japanese airline is experiencing such a massive surge in demand for flights to Hawaii that it is bringing back its Airbus A380 superjumbos to increase capacity on the popular route from Tokyo Narita. It was feared that the pandemic would be the end…
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Travelers crowd trains and airports as Golden Week holiday begins

Travelers crowd trains and airports as Golden Week holiday begins | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Transportation reservations have increased sharply compared to a year earlier, although they have not recovered to pre-pandemic levels.
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Essential oils infused skincare products to gain more traction in Japanese skincare market through 2026, finds

Essential oils infused skincare products to gain more traction in Japanese skincare market through 2026, finds | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese consumers are displaying strong interest in personal care products filled with essential oils. Against this backdrop, the Japan skincare market is projected t
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Okinawa rivals Hawaii in tourist numbers but not spending -

Okinawa rivals Hawaii in tourist numbers but not spending - | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
NAHA, Japan -- No sooner had Okinawa crossed a tourism milestone than the coronavirus pandemic closed Japan's borders. Now, as the leading Japanese re
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Japan Is Open For Some Tourism And Plans To Normalize Its Entry Bans Soon

Japan Is Open For Some Tourism And Plans To Normalize Its Entry Bans Soon | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan started to accept students, and business people who have a sponsor in March. The handful of allowed arrivals need to present proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 92 hours prior to
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Japan - Environmental Sustainability and Efforts to Go Green

Japan - Environmental Sustainability and Efforts to Go Green | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan has been heavily criticised in the past for its extraordinarily high use of plastic and dependence on fossil fuels, however, we’ve also seen the nation try to carve out a new global image for itself by investing in greener technologies, reducing its carbon consumption and tackling global environmental issues.
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Omotenashi and the Japanese cardmember – lessons from JCB - ThePaypers

Omotenashi and the Japanese cardmember – lessons from JCB - ThePaypers | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it

Tsuyoshi Notani, Managing Director at JCB International (Europe) Ltd., takes a deep dive into the behaviours of Japanese cardmembers, revealing how European payment providers and merchants can better cater for their needs

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Japan to fully lift COVID-19 restrictions as infections slow

Japan to fully lift COVID-19 restrictions as infections slow | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has announced plans to fully lift coronavirus restrictions on March 21 as new infections driven by the highly contagious omicron variant slow
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Global inflation wave pushes up prices in Japan on everything from pasta to gasoline

Global inflation wave pushes up prices in Japan on everything from pasta to gasoline | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese companies are generally reluctant to pass higher costs on to price-sensitive consumers, but many feel they have no choice and prices on a slew of products are on the rise.
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Omicron causes consumer mobility to plummet in Japan

Omicron causes consumer mobility to plummet in Japan | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Consumer mobility in Japan plummeted at the start of the year. Levels started falling even before Omicron became widespread.
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Frugal Japanese tighten their belts as prices rise, yen slides | Business and Economy | Al Jazeera

Frugal Japanese tighten their belts as prices rise, yen slides | Business and Economy | Al Jazeera | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japan’s household spending fell 2.3 percent in March compared with the previous year.
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Life Returns as Japan Takes Off for Golden Week

Life Returns as Japan Takes Off for Golden Week | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
As the Golden Week holiday began on April 29, tourists wearing masks flocked to Mt. Takao and other tourist sites in Japan.
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Report: Return of Japanese could protect Hawaii from global instability

Report: Return of Japanese could protect Hawaii from global instability | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
A report by the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization predicts that the return of Japanese travelers this year will be necessary to shield the state from the brunt of a potential global economic recession.
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[Infographics] Market Insights: Understand Online Shopping In Japan

[Infographics] Market Insights: Understand Online Shopping In Japan | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
As Shopify is making further moves in Asia, Asian countries like Japan become a hot cake for Shopify merchants to expand. Here we'll uncover the potential of Japan in term of online shopping so you have better understanding of this promising market.
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What Matters Most In Your Glass? “3D-Printable’ Beer Foam Attracts Many Consumers In Japan

What Matters Most In Your Glass? “3D-Printable’ Beer Foam Attracts Many Consumers In Japan | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Japanese beer brand The Premium Malt’s by Suntory is gaining popularity in Japan for its distinctive quality of the foam, which even allows images to be printed on it. The company is planning to promote the brands in New York this summer.
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‘Nothing is going well’ for Japanese retailers jolted by weak yen

‘Nothing is going well’ for Japanese retailers jolted by weak yen | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
With wage growth still anemic, retailers have long been reluctant to raise sticker prices for fear of scaring off customers more used to years of deflation.
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As Golden Week approaches, anticipation builds for return of Japanese visitors

As Golden Week approaches, anticipation builds for return of Japanese visitors | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
“As a whole, they are one of the best tourists that we have."
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New Zealand Relaunches Innovative Rugby and English Study Programme|RUGBY:FOR ALL

New Zealand Relaunches Innovative Rugby and English Study Programme|RUGBY:FOR ALL | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern today officially relaunched the ‘Game on English’ programme …
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Japan: Market Insights – Premium Food & Beverages, March 2022

Japan: Market Insights – Premium Food & Beverages, March 2022 | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Prepared by the New Zealand Embassy in TokyoHealthy, safe, functional food and beveragesFood and beverage (F&B) purchase decisions in Japan are primarily driven by health, taste and freshness. New Zealand F&B companies are well placed to capitalise in a rapidly growing functional and healthy food...
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Why Geography Isn't Everything in Marketing

Why Geography Isn't Everything in Marketing | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
New research from BCG finds the world's consumers are more diverse than expected. Here's what this means for brands pursuing global markets.
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Not Just Chocolate - How Top Japanese Beauty Brands Are Embracing Valentine's Day - Tokyoesque

Not Just Chocolate - How Top Japanese Beauty Brands Are Embracing Valentine's Day - Tokyoesque | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
During this season, the Japanese beauty sector creates many “limited” items to attract customers: namely, the Valentine Commercial War. Japanese beauty brands target those who plan to send gifts to their partners on Valentine’s and savvy consumers who are attracted by the limited items. With a consideration to the sales growth in the beauty sector in Japan due to Covid, it can be expected that this year, the Valentine Commercial War will be even more intense. In this blog, our guest writer Kajal Gosain provides her view to the highly competitive Japanese beauty sector and Tokyoesque will provide insights on how non-Japanese beauty brands can be more competitive in the Japanese market. 
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