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Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa Slated to Open in Late August 2018

Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa is now accepting reservations for arrivals on September 1, 2018 and beyond, through or any Hyatt reservations center worldwide. The first Hyatt beach resort in Japan, the luxury hotel is slated to open in late August 2018. … Continue Reading

The First Monorail in Okinawa: Yui Rail

The monorail (YuiRail) that travels through Naha city, starts at Naha Airport Station, also known as the entrance to Okinawa, and goes all the way to Shuri Station, the last stop, which is 13km in length and has a total of 15 stations; it travels to many sightseeing spots such as the international street (Kokusai Dori), city center and Shuri Castle. The convenient 1-day and 2-day tickets are available, so why not ride the YuiRail and sightsee in the city.

Since the Naha Airport Station is connected to the domestic terminal of the airport, the monorail is also used by tourists visiting popular sites around Naha. It also offers a beautiful view of the Naha cityscape through the windows.

Visit the official website of Yui Rail here *External link
Okinawa Monorail Travel Guide:Mononavi Okinawa(Yui rail Official Web Site)*External link

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A Fortified Castle which Contributed to Stability of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Zakimi Castle was built by Gosamaru, a great commander who played an important role during “Sanzan Period (war-torn era)” and worked hard to secure the Ryukyu Kingdom after its unification. It was built around 1420, and the purpose was to have an eye on the power against the King.

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Kusui-Mun: A Balanced Diet Leads to a Healthy Body, Supporting a Long and Healthy Life

The island of Okinawa is known throughout the world for its healthy citizens and long life expectancy. The reasoning behind this is said to be related to the mild climate, beautiful ocean, rich earth, and gentle people, as well as the ingredients that are grown on the island and the way in which they are cooked.

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The History of Okinawa Bullfighting

In Okinawa, bullfighting is known as “Ushiōrasē.” Bullfighting tournaments are one of Okinawa’s more popular tourist attractions and consist of up to 20 bullfights throughout the year. … Continue Reading

The History of Okinawa

Prehistory (Paleolithic era – Gusuku era)

There are several theories surrounding the origin of the Minatogawa people who are believed to have lived in Okinawa 22,000 years ago, one suggesting China being their origin while others speculating their origin to be Indonesia, Australia, and other regions. … Continue Reading

Special Deals on Webjet and Voyagin Make for Enjoyable Travel to Okinawa, Japan

Special deals on Webjet and Voyagin make for enjoyable travel to Okinawa, Japan … Continue Reading

Okinawa, Japan won the 2017 Asia’s Best Cruise Port of Call Award

Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture consisting of 160 islands of various sizes, won the 2017 Asia’s Best Cruise Port of Call Award during the fifth annual Asia Cruise Forum Jeju. … Continue Reading

Jetstar Asia operates inaugural flight to Okinawa

The first Jetstar Asia service 3K791 from Singapore to Okinawa landed today at Naha International Airport with a full flight of passengers on board. The inaugural flight departed Singapore at 1.50am and arrived at Naha at 8.00am.
Okinawa is the second destination in Japan that Jetstar Asia now flies to, following our services to Osaka in 2012. … Continue Reading

Mori Trust, Hilton Grand Vacations And Hilton Announce New Development On Sesokojima Island, Okinawa

Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE: HGV) and Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced an agreement to construct a new mixed-use development on Sesokojima Island, Okinawa, marking the first alliance between Mori Trust and Hilton Grand Vacations, as well as the latter’s first announced dedicated timeshare resort in the Japanese market. … Continue Reading

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