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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

The Luxury Collection(R) Hotels & Resorts Set To Open Hotel On The Stunning Beaches Of Okinawa

The Luxury Collection today announced the signing of IRAPH SUI, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Okinawa, Japan. Owned by The Mori Trust Group and slated to open in late 2018, the new island resort will be will be located in the city of Miyakojima, in Okinawa Prefecture and will be the third Luxury Collection hotel in Japan. … Continue Reading

Leading Hawaii Luxury Hotel Halekulani to Enter Okinawa

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., a leading global real estate company headquartered in Tokyo, announced today that it has decided, together with Halekulani Corporation*1 (Headquarters: Hawaii, U.S.A., COO: Peter Shaindlin), to open Halekulani Okinawa at the site of the Okinawa Inbu Beach Hotel Project (tentative name) in Onna Village, Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture, in the summer of 2019 (planned). … Continue Reading

Jetstar Asia takes to the skies – and beaches – of Okinawa

Jetstar Asia has announced the return of its direct service to the subtropical island of Okinawa in southern Japan, with one-way tickets going as low as SGD66 from today. … Continue Reading

Japan Airlines Opens Newly-Renovated Sakura Lounge for Domestic Flights at Okinawa (Naha) Airport

Japan Airlines (JAL) is pleased to announce that it will open the newly-renovated Sakura Lounge for domestic flights at Okinawa (Naha) Airport on February 28, 2017. … Continue Reading

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