TOKYO, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and beyond, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is promoting diverse tourism attractions in Japan by creating sightseeing routes linking Tokyo and other regions such as Tohoku, Chugoku and Shikoku.
TMG has recently invited foreign media and travel bloggers to experience the promoted sightseeing routes. We are happy to announce that their travel reports are now available at the webpage listed below, and in line with the website, a 360-degree VR movie is now ready to help anyone who would like to travel to experience these recommended routes in an immersive way on YouTube or Youku.
In addition, to promote foreign tourists visiting Kumamoto and Oita prefectures as well as Tokyo, we have started to make efforts with both prefectures. We also would like to inform you that we have opened a website to introduce tourist information such as festivals and pilot shops in Tokyo where you can touch the appeal of food and sightseeing in various parts of Japan.
- Recommended route
YAMAGUCHI x TOKYO: ACT & RELAX
After fulfilling a once-in-a-lifetime dream of transforming into a samurai, visit Yamaguchi Prefecture's Iwakuni and Hagi, areas steeped in history. The hot spring waters at Yuda Onsen, famous for their beautifying effects, will ease the fatigue of travel.
- 360-degree VR channel
Please enjoy and experience with virtual reality technology the charms of Tokyo as a modern city and the beautiful scenery of the Tohoku region as well as its history living in nature.
The themes published this time are: Onsen (hot springs), fruit, autumn foliage, airborne imagery and the digest version for an autumn series; local foods, city illumination, winter ports, shopping and the digest version for a winter series.
- Official Website for U.K. visitors
To promote tourist information in various parts of Japan:
To promote the diverse charms of Tokyo and Tohoku region:
To promote the diverse charms of Tokyo and Chugoku and Shikoku regions:
To promote the diverse charms of Tokyo and Kumamoto and Oita:
SOURCE Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau