Mar 27, 2015

Why Chinese tourists love Japan

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Despite the apparent ill will that Beijing, and occasionally the Chinese public, express toward Tokyo, Chinese tourists can't seem to get enough of Japan. In 2014, Chinese visits to Japan increased 83 percent on the previous year.

Chubu's 'Dragon Route' resumes bid to lure tourists

May 4, 2013

Chubu's 'Dragon Route' resumes bid to lure tourists

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A project to lure Asian tourists, especially Chinese, to central Japan has resumed after delays caused by the territorial dispute between Tokyo and Beijing. The “Dragon Route” project is being promoted by prefectures, municipalities and economic groups in the nine prefectures that make up ...

Get on the bus: An Asian neighbor's view of Japan

| Oct 21, 2007

Get on the bus: An Asian neighbor's view of Japan

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Mr. Zhang, a businessman from Wuxi with a passing resemblance to Steve McQueen, is what his countrymen refer to as “a proud Chinese.” Kicking pebbles outside the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, where our tour bus has dropped us for a 30-minute wander, he announces, ...