Skiing in Japan 2008
New York, NY … February 4, 2008 – If you’ve been dreaming of skiing Japan’s great powders snow, since you watched the Nagano Olympics on TV ten years ago or maybe even the Sapporo Olympics in 1972, now’s the time! A number of value-oriented ski packages are available and
East Japan Railways Group, in conjunction with JALPAK International and Japan Airlines, is offering a variety of ski packages in
JTB USA has created packages to the world class Niseko Ski Resort in
Reggae Snowsplash 2008
this year’s wintry music in the mountains matsuri (festival) will feature the best of
*Saturday, Feb. 16 at Canyons Alpine Lodge in Minakami, Gunma Pref.
*Saturday, March 8 at Tracks Bar in Hakuba,
Round-trip transportation by chartered bus from Harajuku,
Advance tickets are 3,150 yen (about $28) and include one free drink.
Tickets at the door are 3,500 yen (about $32) and include one free drink.
Tickets can be purchased on the Reggae Snow Splash website at: www.reaggaesnowsplash.com
Day and Overnight trips to GALA Yuzawa from
*GALA Yuzawa Official site: http://www.GALA.co.jp/about.html (Mostly in Japanese)
*GALA Yuzawa created by the WeLoveSnow company,
Overnight trip to Appi Ski resort from
Located in the heart of
Day and Overnight trips to Karuizawa,
Karuizawa is one of
trip are available. Overnight accommodations at the Karuizawa Prince Hotel: http://www.princejapan.com/KaruizawaPrinceHotel/index.asp
Overnight trips to Joetsu Kokusai Resort in
Joetsu Kokusai is north of GALA Yuzawa, toward the
accommodations are right in front of the slopes at the Green Plaza Hotel Joetsu, famous for its old-world European-style exterior and charm. http://www.jkokusai.co.jp/pdf/eng.pdf
For more general information about skiing in
The Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO), the tourism promotion board for the country of
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