TRAVEL – 6

Aug 19
Japan’s government is promoting private lodgings for tourists who will visit during the Olympic and Paralympic games next summer. (NHK)

Aug 16
A powerful typhoon ripped through western Japan on Thursday, leaving one man dead and about 50 people injured, while greatly disrupting summer holiday traffic. (Kyodo)

Aug 15
Air carriers in Japan have canceled 549 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan. (NHK)

Aug 14
Japan’s Meteorological Agency is warning of torrential rains of more than 1,000 millimeters in some areas as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches the western part of the country. (NHK)

Aug 14
The Meteorological Agency is warning of heavy rain as severe tropical storm Krosa approaches western Japan. Agency officials say it could make landfall by Thursday. (NHK)

Aug 13
Severe tropical storm Krosa is moving northwest over waters south of Japan. It could make landfall somewhere in the country by Thursday. (NHK)

Aug 12
A tropical storm is threatening to disrupt travel plans for millions of people in Japan observing a traditional summer holiday.
(NHK)

Aug 11
U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that Washington will “reciprocate” after several countries — including Japan — issued travel warnings to the United States in the wake of a spate of deadly shootings. (Japan Times)

Aug 10
Although Nara has become a favorite of international tourists in recent years, the city, which served as the nation’s ancient capital from 710 to 784, has historically been a bit off the beaten path. (Japan Times)

Aug 09
Japan’s transport ministry has officially decided to introduce new flight routes to and from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to start March 29 next year.
(NHK)