Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
Winter fun in Japan and Thailand
From today until March 31, Thai Airways International will be operating more flights to Hokkaido and offering special Royal Orchid Holidays (ROH) tour packages for those who want to indulge in winter fun, as well as Japanese visitors wanting to escape the cold.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:43
Pizza Hut introduces Hokkaido winter menu
Following the Success of “The Black Pizza” and “Triple Wow Box”, Pizza Hut is introducing a new “Hokkaido Cheesy Sausage Bites” winter menu, the company said in a press release on Friday.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:17
GSB announces winner of SMEs start-up contest
The Space Walker Team has won Bt1 million from GSB’s SMEs Start-up Contest while the ten finalists will join a study trip to Hokkaido, Japan on November 8-13, Government Savings Bank (GSB)’s president and chief executive officer Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said yesterday.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:28
59 Thai tourists abandoned at Suvarnabhumi Airport
A group of 59 Thai tourists filed complaints with police on Friday after they were abandoned at Suvarnabhumi Airport when their tour package to Hokkaido, Japan, was postponed indefinitely without explanation.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:13
Strong quake rocks Hokkaido
A powerful magnitude-5.3 quake with a focus in Hokkaido’s central and eastern Iburi regions occurred at around 8:58 a.m. Friday.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:54
Hokkaido's tourism industry showing signs of recovery
A large number of tourists flocked to Hokkaido from various parts of the country on Autumnal Equinox Day on Sunday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:14
Hokkaido hotels hammered by 500,000 guest cancellations
Accommodation reservations for at least 500,000 people have been canceled in Hokkaido since a powerful earthquake struck the prefecture on Sept. 6, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:31
Hokkaido tourism hit by cancellations after quake
A powerful earthquake that struck Hokkaido last week has sparked a wave of cancellations for hotels and tourist facilities at major tourist destinations.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 20:04
Sapporo flights cancelled after quake
Thai Airways International announced on Thursday that its flights to the Japanese city of Sapporo have been cancelled due to the Hokkaido earthquake.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:04
Japan quake, landslides leave at least 8 dead
A powerful 6.6-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Thursday, killing at least eight people, collapsing homes, and triggering landslides that left dozens missing.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 06:56
Landslides after powerful 6.6 magnitude quake hits Japan's Hokkaido
A powerful 6.6 magnitude quake hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides, bringing down several houses, and killing one person.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
Hazard map shows high quake risks in northern Japan
The probability of a major earthquake occurring within the next 30 years has increased significantly in eastern Hokkaido, including Kushiro and Nemuro, according to a new seismic hazard map released by a Japanese Government committee.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:28
Goalscorer Teerasil makes history in Japan
Teerasil Dangda became the first Thai player to score in Japan’s J-League One yesterday, his goal giving Sanfrecce Hiroshima a 1-0 victory over Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo in their season-opening game in Hiroshima.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:36
Springtime treats at Elements
Executive chef Antony Scholtmeyer of the Michelin-starred Element restaurant is all set to welcome the spring with seasonal treats prepared from fresh ingredients from Hokkaido that will be available from March 1 to April 28.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:43
Thai ice carvers triumph again in Hokkaido
A depiction in ice of traditional Thai cockfighting (kai chon) won a team of Thai ice sculptors the grand prize at the 45th International Snow Sculpture Contest in Japan this week.