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Twenty-five years in the company of Maywa Denki

Novmichi Tosa of Maywa Denki plays the MI-09 Takedamaru air horn. | MIO YAMADA

By Mio Yamada
- via The Japan Times    May 13, 2018

Maywa Denki, Japan's "parallel-world electric company" celebrates quarter of a century of wacky art performances, peculiar gadgets and lots of humor.

Slow-paced Izu Oshima is anything but sleepy

Tourist hot spot: The active caldera of Mount Mihara. | KIT NAGAMURA

By Kit Nagamura
- via The Japan Times    May 11, 2018

A mere Jetfoil away from Tokyo, travelers to Izu Oshima island can expect volcanic hikes, fresh local cuisine and an abundance of hospitality.

Japanese-style hospitality at the heart of Eurasia

By Francis Pacheco
-    Aug 28, 2017

Located at the heart of Kazakhstan's financial and cultural center, Rixos Almaty takes in pride in how its own brand of service and makes sure that all its guests, from wherever they visit, feel at...

DEN: The airport of the future has arrived

   Jun 07, 2016

Denver International Airport celebrated a milestone last year with the opening of a Westin hotel connected to its iconic Jeppesen Terminal.

Las Vegas airport gets facelift for the luxury traveler

   Jun 07, 2016

Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport unveiled a multimillion dollar refurbishment aimed at welcoming visitors wanting to experience a revival of its famous entertainment scene.

Dowa Eco-System prevents environmental problems in Myanmar

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 27, 2016

Waste and environmental management becomes a challenge of every industrializing nation. With the early entry of Japan-based Dowa-Eco-System, Myanmar may just do away with the huge and expensive hea...

Virginia: So much more to love

   Feb 25, 2016

A pioneer in tourism promotion, the U.S. state of Virginia hasn't let it guard down, as it widens its offerings beyond historical sites and attractions.

America’s birthplace lures Japanese tourists

By Karl Cryer
-    Dec 08, 2015

New England has always been a top drawer of tourists all year round for the variety of attractions that appeal to history buffs, nature lovers, adventure seekers, beach lovers and foodies.

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