Japan earthquake 2011

Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Gallery: The weird and wonderful faces of Japan after March 11

Photo show organizer Liezel Strauss asks the world, “What does Japan mean to you?”
Ditch the guidebook to avoid Japan's worst tourist draws

Ditch the guidebook to avoid Japan's worst tourist draws

From climbing giant ashtrays to watching tea grow cold, there's far too much attention lavished on the duller side of Japan
Not half bad: 6 of Japan's oddest tourism schemes

Not half bad: 6 of Japan's oddest tourism schemes

Thinking caps on (most of the time) as government, resorts and travel businesses look to bounce back
Japan’s new tsunami zone tourist trade

Japan’s new tsunami zone tourist trade

Tohoku wants understanding, incoming tourists and -- most of all -- their much-needed cash
Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Japan pays Chinese travelers to tour Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture is out to snare post-quake Chinese tourists with irresistible incentives
Life in Tokyo: From surviving, to thriving

Life in Tokyo: From surviving, to thriving

A resident reflects on life after the quake
A year on: Tourism shudders in quake-hit Japan

A year on: Tourism shudders in quake-hit Japan

New research suggests Tokyo is next in line for a major earthquake. But will that keep visitors away?
Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Japan quake drives tourist numbers to rock bottom

Final data for 2011 show overseas visitors saw sharpest drop on record
Exhibition: The bewitching art of Fuyuko Matsui

Exhibition: The bewitching art of Fuyuko Matsui

Beauty unleashes the beast through a post-quake show of strength in Yokohama
Mission accomplished for Japan’s Travel Volunteers?

Mission accomplished for Japan’s Travel Volunteers?

Or, how to stage a marathon trek across Japan and be home (almost) in time for Christmas
Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

Japanese stores offering foreigner-only discounts

New trend of big-league retailers trying to woo back overseas shoppers
Tokyo Marathon fun run seeks international approval

Tokyo Marathon fun run seeks international approval

Special pre-race event dreamed up to remind visitors that life’s back to normal
Japanese tourist industry breathes seasonal sigh of relief

Japanese tourist industry breathes seasonal sigh of relief

Japan survey shows cause for optimism as millions vacation despite post-quake gloom
Visit Japan expo highlights bid to win back tourists

Visit Japan expo highlights bid to win back tourists

Japan's “Endless Discovery” campaign comes with an endless number of reassurances
Travel Volunteers: Around Japan in 100 days

Travel Volunteers: Around Japan in 100 days

Competition winners trade normal life for three months on the road and a shot at saving the tourist industry
Journeys to the edge: Tourism in Fukushima makes more sense now

Journeys to the edge: Tourism in Fukushima makes more sense now

One windy city surviving on the cusp of Japan's nuclear frontier is ready and waiting for visitors
New survey finds radiation in Tokyo food supply

New survey finds radiation in Tokyo food supply

Independent assessment by Greenpeace likely to trouble both locals and tourism chiefs