|Above, a fish vendor near the Tsukiji Fish Market. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Another website for promoting Japan tourism has been launched by the Japanese government.
According to the Business Standard:
The Japanese government has launched a website to provide information from different parts of the country to attract foreign tourists and revitalise local economies, the media reported on Thursday.
The portal Nippon Quest (www.nipponquest.com), available in Japanese, English, Korean and Chinese, is managed by Hakuhodo advertising agency and is subsidised by the ministry of economy, trade and industry, EFE reported citing Kyodo news agency.
The website will showcase information and photos of regional events and specialties, including gastronomical delights such as the typical seafood of the Atsumi peninsula in central Japan, the Aizu Tajima Gion festival in Fukushima prefecture, Kabuki theatre performances and a parade of women dressed in 'kimonos'.To read more, go here.