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Japan in the Media

Japan pulls in the 2015-2016 Travel Rankings

Japan's publicity in the US market seems to continue through 2015 and into 2016, particularly with Japan's less-known destinations. As this year's international arrival statistics—which have already passed those from last year—show, Japan is attracting more people with more varieties of destinations and experiences, and it proves Japan tourism's transition to greater worldwide appeal.
http://us.jnto.go.jp/press/press_item.php?prid=162


 

JNTO December Web Magazine

Shopping, Dress up, and Unique Only in Japan Experiences. Read all about the WoW from Japan in the latest Monthly Web Magazine by JNTO.
http://japan-magazine.jnto.go.jp/en/


 

Tokyo Michelin Guide for 2016 Published

The shocker of this year’s lauded Tokyo Michelin Guide is the awarding of a Michelin star to an understated ramen restaurant, the first ever star for ramen. Ramen has recently enjoyed a surge of international popularity and is a must eat for many visitors to Japan. Tsuta is an unassuming ramen eatery in Tokyo's Toshima Ward, unlike many other Michelin starred restaurants Tsuta is very affordable with a standard bowl of ramen only costing about $8! You can find the full 2016 Tokyo Michelin Guide listings on Gurunavi's website. Learn more about Tsuta in this article & video from the Wall Street Journal.


 

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