Watch “Alluring Okinawa: Taking Steps into a New Era of Tourism” on NHK World
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many unanticipated challenges to tourism and travel industries worldwide. Throughout the pandemic, many people have been working hard to share the wonders of Okin...
Shurijo Castle Park Reconstruction Updates
On October 31, 2019, Shurijo Castle was devastated by a fire, which resulted in the destruction of at least seven of its buildings. Reconstruction efforts are underway, and parts of the castle par...
Information Regarding COVID-19
Japan now allows short-term international visitors (from countries eligible for visa exemption) to enter the country without a visa, provided they have a valid vaccination certificate of their thi...