Japan Airlines, Kyodo collaborate to promote travel in Japan

(By Japan Airlines)

TOKYO — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Kyodo News Digital Co., Ltd. (KND) are partnering on an online project to help foreigners overcome cultural and language barriers during trips to Japan, in order to make their travel experiences more pleasant and enjoyable.

According to the Japan Tourism Agency, the most troublesome aspect of travel in Japan for a foreigner is “communication” where culture and language present barriers.

Japanese tourism industry receives a big boost as Japan Airlines and Kyodo join forces to promote travel in the country.
Photo: Japan Airlines

With this in mind, JAL and KND are implementing a new online project utilizing the voices of foreigners currently residing in Japan.

The project will encourage the sharing of knowledge and experience on communication in a culture like Japan, and how foreign travelers can make their trips more enjoyable. (Full Story Here)


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