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Updated on May 17, 2018
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

English site of Tokyo’s official tourism website, “GO TOKYO,” renewed!

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau run an official travel guide website for Tokyo, “GO TOKYO,” which delivers attractive sightseeing information.

GO TOKYO’s English language site was relaunched on Monday, April 2, with a renewed design and contents tailored to the needs of foreign tourists.

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URL

http://www.gotokyo.org/en/ (English site of “GO TOKYO”)

Main revisions

  • Writing/editing of articles by native speakers of English
    Articles are prepared with foreign tourist-friendly content.
  • An appealing design for international tourists
    Impressive videos and photos.
  • Smart phone functions that increase convenience
    A map and route guide (in cooperation with Google Map).
    A search function for nearby accommodations (in partnership with TripAdvisor). This is Japan’s first official travel website to incorporate such a function.
  • Sharing of traveler feedback and photos in cooperation with social networking and other sites
    User reviews on sightseeing spots and others (in cooperation with TripAdvisor)
    Photos tourists posted on SNS (in cooperation with Instagram)

Overview of “GO TOKYO”

Content

Introduction of areas in Tokyo and sightseeing spots, events, and other Tokyo tourism-related information

Languages

Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, German, French, Italian , Spanish, and Thai
*Other language sites are scheduled to be renewed during FY2018.

*See a sample page with explanation (PDF:457KB)

Inquiries

(Regarding the project in general)
Welcoming Environment Promotion Section, Tourism Division
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs
Phone: +81-3-5320-4766 (Assistance available in Japanese only)

(Regarding this website)
Tourism Information Division, General Affairs Department
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: +81-3-5579-2681 (Assistance available in Japanese only)

 

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