Narita airport saw record number of travelers during Golden Week

National May 13, 2019

Narita airport saw record number of travelers during Golden Week

A record number of people passed through Narita airport near Tokyo during the Golden Week holiday period despite a drop in overseas visitors, the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau said Monday. The number of travelers leaving from Narita airport peaked on April 28 at around 63,000, ...

Japan begins 10-day Golden Week holiday ahead of Imperial succession

National Apr 27, 2019

Japan begins 10-day Golden Week holiday ahead of Imperial succession

An unprecedented 10-day Golden Week holiday started Saturday ahead of the Imperial succession, with bullet train stations, airports and expressways crowded with travelers heading to their hometowns, major cities and overseas destinations. From the morning, there were long lines at check-in and luggage drop counters ...