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November 17, 2016
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs

Multilingual website launched to attract more tourists to Tokyo's countryside and islands

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has launched a multilingual website to publicize the diverse attractions of Tokyo's Tama area and islands to people overseas, mainly targeting five Asian regions from which many tourists, including many repeat visitors, come to Japan. This is part of the TMG effort to boost PR activities through various channels to attract more foreign travelers to the countryside of Tokyo as we approach 2020.

Launch date

Monday, October 31, 2016

Website URL and languages

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"tokyo reporter island tour & mountain tour"
Languages: English, Chinese (traditional/simplified), and Korean

Main target regions

China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore

Travel destinations to be covered

  • Western part of Tama area
    Ome City, Fussa City, Hamura City, Akiruno City, Mizuho Town, Hinode Town, Hinohara Village, Okutama Town
  • Island area
    Islands of Oshima, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, Kozushima, Miyakejima, Mikurajima, Hachijojima, Aogashima, Chichijima, Hahajima

Website content

  • Travel reports by popular bloggers from the five Asian regions of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Singapore
  • Information on transportation by air, rail, and sea
  • Tourism promotion videos, detailed maps, etc. (scheduled)

Long-Term Vision for Tokyo

This project is related to the following strategy and approach of the Long-Term Vision for Tokyo:

  • Strategy 8: Tama Area & Islands
  • Approach 25: Use the rich natural environment to vitalize communities


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Promotion Section, Tourism Division, Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs
(Assistance in Japanese only)

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Secretariat of "tokyo reporter island tour & mountain tour" (Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau)
(Assistance in Japanese only)