Challenging the world with a spirit of the globalism, ALTOUR JAPAN was born to seek for becoming the only company in the world.
We are pleased to introduce new company ALTOUR JAPAN to the world. The U.S.-based Japanese company Wing Mate, and Europe and the U.S.-based leading travel agency ALTOUR have formed a joint venture ALTOUR Wing Mate. ALTOUR JAPAN has been established as the function of the Japan branch office of ALTOUR Wing Mate.
ALTOUR Wing Mate has provided not only the worldwide business network to serve its clients at Los Angeles, New York, San Jose, Alabama, London, Paris and Bangkok, but also the worldwide operation of its own call center in Japanese and English languages for 24hours per day and 365 days per year to respond all kinds of requests and troubles from its clients such as arrangements for unexpected business trips, flight changes, and flight cancellations.
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JAPAN TRAVEL UPDATES IN Covid-19Japan is now open for Business travelers!
General COVID-19 update in Japan
Considering the increase of domestic travelers, the number of newly tested positive is gradually showing a decline. The number of cases requiring inpatient care is decreasing as well.
As of May 24, the rate of third vaccinations was about 89% for the elderly aged 65 years and older, and about 58% overall.
Japan travel updates (Foreigners traveling to Japan – How restrictive entering country)
Are foreigners allowed to enter Japan?
Yes, starting from June 10th, 2022, not only business travelers but also tourist from countries on the “blue list” are able to enter Japan.
Border Category List
What are the requirements for those who can enter Japan now?
As written on the following page of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, tourists from foreign country must visit Japan on a guided tour organized by a Japan-based travel agency or operator who will complete prescribed applications in the Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS). Visa will be necessary as well and we ALTOUR JAPAN will support clients with both.
Are there on-arrival PCR tests, isolation, home quarantine?
Would vaccination certificate be necessary?
No. On-arrival PCR testing, isolation, home quarantine, vaccination certificate will NOT be necessary for foreign tourists from the countries on the “blue list”. Other requirements will still be necessary including pre-departure test.
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Japan travel updates (Japanese traveling from Japan to Overseas)
The number of Japanese traveling abroad has drastically declined since March 2020 due to COVID as well. In December 2019, 1.7M Japanese traveled oversea. The lowest number was April 2020 when only less than 4,000 people traveled. The number gradually increased since then and it was about 52,000 travelers in November 2021, still -96.8% growth compared to 2 years ago.
JAL/ANA update of flight operations in COVID-19
Domestic flight operation of JAL and ANA has recovered to nearly the pre-COVID level. In December 2021, JAL operated 91% of scheduled flight – it was the first time they recorded more than 90% since COVID hit the travel industry. In January 2022, JAL’s operation rate will be 97%. As for ANA, the flight operation in December 2021 is 86% and in January 2022 will be 95%.
JAL and ANA also announced the number of reservations made for the New Year holiday. JAL saw 0.98M reservations were made, 84.3% compared to 2019 and 64.8% increase since last year. ANA marked 1.08M reservations, 71% compared to 2019 and 12.3% increase since last year.
Aviation Wire: https://www.aviationwire.jp/