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Prayer rooms, halal food options for Muslim tourists visiting Mount Fuji

Prayer rooms, halal food options for Muslim tourists visiting Mount Fuji

KOFU, YAMANASHI (YOMIURI SHIMBUN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Residents in the area below the northern slope of Japan’s famed Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture, which receives many foreign tourists, are increasing efforts in creating an environment more welcoming to Muslims. Behind this move lies a surge in the number of tourists from Indonesia and Malaysia, ...

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New destinations beckon tourists in Ohio

New destinations beckon tourists in Ohio

Staff report From iconic anniversaries and exciting expansions, to lodging updates and new cultural offerings, there will be even more for visitors to enjoy in Ohio this year. “Ohio’s constantly evolving tourism industry will be on full display this year creating meaningful experiences that travelers can together,” said Matt MacLaren, ...

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Base-laden Okinawa vies to become tourism magnet

Base-laden Okinawa vies to become tourism magnet

NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. – Just a couple minutes from the Okinawa Prefectural Government building and the busy shopping street Kokusai-dori, Sora Shokudo offers jerk chicken on the menu — a Caribbean cuisine that goes well with rum — which is now also produced in Okinawa and attracting interest from domestic ...

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When it comes to leisure trips, Indians are the ones to beat

When it comes to leisure trips, Indians are the ones to beat

Indians are world leaders when it comes to spending on leisure tourism and travel and have beaten Mexico, Thailand, Spain, Turkey, US and China, among others, to emerge as global leaders according to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Economic Impact 2019 report. The WTTC Economic Impact, which represents ...

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Cebu to host PATA annual summit this year

Cebu to host PATA annual summit this year

Cebu in the Philippines to host the PATA Annual Summit, including a one-day conference themed Progress with a Purpose PATA Annual Summit (PAS) will take place in Cebu from May 9-12, 2019. Hosted by the Philippine Department of Tourism, the four-day event will be held at Radisson Blu Cebu. The ...

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