Cruise ship boom generating new tour services in Japan

Business Jan 20, 2018

Cruise ship boom generating new tour services in Japan

Japanese ports have been bustling with foreign cruise ships and passengers amid robust demand that has prompted the development of new tour services combining ocean voyages with rail or air travel. In 2016, 1.99 million tourists arrived by cruise ship, up 78.5 percent from the ...

Nagoya struggling to woo foreign cruise liners

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Jun 15, 2015

Nagoya struggling to woo foreign cruise liners

Nagoya is facing stiff competition when it comes to wooing cruise liners. Although the city boasts of being Japan's most profitable trading port, cruise ships made only 30 stops there in 2014, barely keeping it among the top 10 ports in the nation. Nagoya is doing ...