Japan Inc. tiptoes onto LGBT bandwagon

National / Social Issues Jul 28, 2016

Japan Inc. tiptoes onto LGBT bandwagon

by Ryusuke Morihara

Businesses are increasingly showing support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as Japan comes to acknowledge LGBT needs and concerns. Companies are sponsoring parades, gatherings and other events that aim to draw attention to LGBT people and the issues they face. Japan Airlines Co. and ...

JTA heralds start of 10 million tourists a year era

National Mar 16, 2013

JTA heralds start of 10 million tourists a year era

by Kazuaki Nagata

With the number of foreign visitors finally returning to predisaster levels, the Japan Tourism Agency unveiled Friday its new promotion strategy to draw 10 million travelers this year. "I would like to declare that the era of 10 million inbound visitors has arrived," JTA Vice ...