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Apr 18, 2019
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and JR Kyushu is preparing to reopen the JR Hohi Line fully by the end of the fiscal year 2020. The 27-km route o...
Apr 17, 2019
JR Kyushu has reported increased reservations for the Golden Week holidays in 2019, up 17.3% for shinkansen and 16.9% for the rapid trains from the previous year. According to the ...
Apr 12, 2019
The Tokyo-based company Otomo Inc. was chosen as the operating company for multilingual guided tours of Hakata Old Town in Fukuoka City. According to the company's press release, i...
Apr 10, 2019
A project led by Kyushu University students aims to introduce tuk-tuks to Itoshima. The Itop organization is trying to help revitalize the local area by supporting initiatives that...
Apr 1, 2019
City officials have scheduled a press event for noon April 1 to announce a proposal to change the city’s three-letter baggage tag code. If approved by city council, the code will c...
Mar 27, 2019
This February, Thailand-based Lion Air began offering direct flights between Fukuoka and Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport. Thai Air already offers one daily round-trip fl...
A Mickey Mouse-themed JR Kyushu bullet train will go into service on May 17 as part of a special project that celebrates 90 years since Disney's much-loved mascot first hit screens...
Mar 7, 2019
China Eastern Airlines has announced plans to begin regular flights between Kitakyushu Airport and Dalian, China. The new service will begin on May 1, which marks the 40th annivers...
Mar 5, 2019
U.S.-based broadcasting company CNN placed Fukuoka on its list of “19 Places to Visit in 2019,” making it the only place in Japan to make the cut. Touting the prefecture’s “fascina...
Mar 1, 2019
Nishitetsu announced on Feb. 27 the opening of four new routes for its expressway bus service to improve the accessibility to and from Fukuoka Airport. Coinciding with the privatiz...