Company news from InsideJapan Tours
Discover the latest happenings from the InsideJapan teams in Bristol (UK), Broomfield (USA) and Nagoya (Japan).
Winners of Editor's Choice Award at The Times Travel Awards 2018
InsideAsia Tours crowned the winners of The Sunday Times Editor's Choice Award 2018 in South Africa
InsideJapan sponsors new exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
InsideJapan are the proud sponsors of 'Masters of Japanese Prints: Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes', opening later this month
Bristol Post Business Awards 2018
Winners of 'Marketing Campaign of the Year'
InsideAsia Tours runs the Bristol Half Marathon
Six members of staff from InsideAsia Tours ran the Bristol Half Marathon in aid of Caring in Bristol.
InsideJapan's project PROTECT pledge
As members of the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) we are proud to announce that we are participating in their project PROTECT.
InsideJapan on Good Morning Britain
Tour Leader Mark Rawlins interviewed by ITV news correspondent Richard Gaisford for Good Morning Britain.
InsideJapan just keeps growing.
This week, we welcomed ten (yes, ten!) new starters to our Bristol office.
InsideJapan goes green.
InsideJapan Tours recently joined forces with US based educational travel specialists, The Green Programme, to organise a trip to Fukushima for a group of US and Canadian students.
Vote for us in The Sunday Times Travel Awards 2017
InsideJapan Tours have been nominated again in the Sunday Times Travel Awards.
IJT developing great relationships with AITO Agents
InsideJapan and C The World feature in this week's Travel Trade Gazette
InsideJapan supports local work experience students
Earlier this month, we invited two seperate work experience students to join us in our Bristol office.
IJT Brisbane attend NTIA Awards
On Saturday, Harry from our Brisbane office attended the National Travel Industry Awards in Sydney - probably the biggest night in the Aussie travel industry calendar.
Welcome to our new Project Manager, Louise
We are delighted to welcome our new Rugby Project Manager, Louise, to the Bristol office this week.
More fantastic job opportunities at InsideJapan Tours
We're on the lookout for more expert Japan Travel Consultants for our offices in Bristol, Brisbane and Boulder.
Sustainable Development at InsideJapan Tours
InsideJapan Tours makes huge strides towards zero carbon operations.
Official supporters of Hakkaku-beya Sumo Stable
We have recently become an official sponsor of the Hakkaku-beya Sumo Stable in Tokyo
IJT joins advisory board for Japan Tourism Agency
IJT director, Simon King has recently been appointed as an advisor for the Japanese Tourist Agency (JTA).
Members of CATO in Australia
InsideJapan Tours become members of CATO
IJT hosts Everett Kennedy Brown
Earlier this week, we welcomed world-renowned photographer Everett Kennedy Brown to the Bristol office.
Expanding sales team in all four corners of the world
Our fledgling teams in the US and Australia are going from strength to strength.
Bristol Post Business Awards
We are proud to announce that we have put ourselves forward for this year's Bristol Post Business Awards; an annual celebration of Bristol's most successful firms and people in business.
InsideJapan runs the Keswick Half Marathon
Last Bank Holiday weekend, a team of running enthusiasts from our Bristol office travelled up to the Lake District to take part in the Keswick Half Marathon.
Launch of our Insider's Guide videos and Insider Experience pages
Get the inside scoop on the best things to do and see in our destinations from our expert tour leaders.
Our Marketing Team Expands
We are pleased to welcome aboard two new additions to the rapidly-expanding Marketing team in the Bristol Office.
Welcome to our new Special Groups Manager, Sam
We are delighted to welcome our new Special Groups Manager, Sam, to the Bristol office.
Welcome to our new Product Executive, Madeleine
Our team in the Bristol office expands.
HYPERexcited about HYPER JAPAN!
We are pleased to announce that once again we are official sponsors of HYPER JAPAN.
Inside Japan Tours is moving to Brisbane!
2016 sees the opening of our brand-new Aussie office
Kyushu Earthquakes Update
Update on the Kyushu Earthquakes from InsideJapan's operations team.
Welcome to our new staff members
We're getting ready to welcome six new InsideJapan travel consultants to our UK, US, and Japan offices.
HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market 2015
Good news for J-culture enthusiasts! Continuing our partnership with HYPER JAPAN, InsideJapan Tours will be sponsoring and appearing at the HYPERJAPAN Christmas Market.
InsideJapan at the Luxury Travel Fair 2015
Let us inspire your next trip at the 2015 Luxury Travel Fair.
Pocket Wi-Fi is coming to all InsideJapan Small Group Tours
Stay connected on your holiday with IJT
Take a picture of yourself in Japan and win prizes!
It's official. We do travel!
InsideJapan's Nagoya office has finally gained a prestigious Japanese Agents Licence
We are proud to be the official sponsors of HYPER JAPAN
Visit InsideJapan at Destinations 2015
Get your free ticket to visit InsideJapan Tours at the Destinations travel show in London!
InsideJapan win Best Small Tour Operator award
InsideJapan Tours won twice at the Guardian Travel reader voted annual awards
A bit of Japanese culture in Manchester
Doki Doki J-pop culture event comes to Manchester this weekend (November 9th)
IJT at the Matsuri
IJT will be at London's Japan Matsuri on October 5th 2013
InsideJapan team up with HYPER JAPAN
InsideJapan head to HYPER JAPAN with new tours to boot!
Enjoy a slice of Okinawa life at the free festival in London on June 22nd
Living the dream
InsideJapan Tours have a sales position open
IJT launch IVT
The Japan specialists launch a Vietnam specialist travel brand
Free tickets for the Destinations Travel Show 2013
Come and talk with us about Japan…and Vietnam at London's Earls Court
HYPER JAPAN comes but two times a year!
After the huge success of HYPER JAPAN in February 2012, the show returns for November
Two Off To Tokyo
The BlogToJapan winners are off to Japan at last!
Revealing Japan’s Secrets
InsideJapan will be at the UK Dive show, Birmingham (27-28 Oct)
More Matsuri Madness
The London Japan Matsuri is back this weekend!
Get Inside InsideJapan with a great job opportunity
InsideJapan Tours have a Japan travel consultant position open
Vote for us at the British Travel Awards
InsideJapan Tours have been nomiated for an award. Vote for us to win prizes!
Blog to Japan Competition
InsideJapan & Virgin Atlantic offer Bloggers the chance to blog and win the cultural adventure of a lifetime
Taste of the tropics in London
Okinawan sun is coming to London on June 30th
Hyper excited about Japan
InsideJapan will be joining the Japanophiles at HYPER JAPAN 2012
InsideJapan meets Masterchef at Destinations
UK 2011 Masterchef winner will be joining InsideJapan Tours at the London travel show
Show Time for IJT – Get your FREE tickets here!
The Year of the Dragon begins with a bang as IJT attend the Destinations travel shows
Matsuri madness in London
The Free Japan Matsuri takes place on Sunday 18th September
Running for Tohoku
InsideJapan Tours are running to raise cash for charity
A slice of Okinawa in London
InsideJapan Tours celebrate Okianwa Day at Spitalfields on Saturday 25th June
Tokyo on the Tele
Tokyo features in the BBC’s new documentary series ‘Megacities’
Volunteering projects in Tohoku
InsideJapan Tours has teamed up with RQ Citizens Disaster Relief Network Japan (RQ-CNJ) to offer people the chance to play their part in rebuilding Japan
InsideJapan Tours' Tsunami Relief Fund
IJT hope to raise £25000 to support relief efforts in the devastated Tohoku region
InsideJapan launch new Japan E-Newsletter
A new resource for Japan fans and travel agents.
InsideJapan Discounts for Destinations 2011
IJT offer discounts to all who book group tours or self guided adventures at London Destinations this year.
InsideJapan Tours representing Japan at Destinations
InsideJapan Tours will appear at London Destations (Feb 3-6) and have free tickets!
O Tanjobi Omedetou Gozaimasu!
Happy Birthday InsideJapan Tours. InsideJapan Tours celebrate a 10 year milestone.
Winner of Best Small Tour Operator Award
InsideJapan Tours are delighted and proud to announce that they have won the Guardian Travel, ‘Best Small Tour Operator’ Award 2010.
InsideJapan Tours at London's Japan Matsuri
Come and chat at the London Japan Matsuri on the 18th September.
Japan Iko - InsideJapans new e-shot
InsideJapan Tours have published their new e-shot keeping you up to date with all things Japan
Raising Money for the Travel Foundation Charity
InsideJapan Tours need your support to raise money for charity.
Vote 'InsideJapan Tours' in the British Travel Awards
InsideJapan are short listed for 2 categories in the prestigious British Travel Awards 2010 and we need your votes to help us build on last year’s success.
Gemma leaves IJT after 6 years
Gemma Timons has decided to go her own way after almost 6 years of great work with InsideJapan Tours.
InsideJapan Tours open US office
InsideJapan Tours is delighted to announce the opening of its US branch office.
InsideJapan exhibiting at the Design weekend
The Design et Al Design Home & Garden show in Tatton Park (May 1st-3rd) will be featuring InsideJapan Tours.
InsideJapan needs your votes...again!
InsideJapan Tours have been nominated for the Guardian Travel Awards Best Tour Operator category 2010
UK's Best Value Tour Operator!
Sunday Times Travel has choosen InsideJapan Tours as its Best Value Operator for 2010
The Japan Experts at Destinations Birmingham
Following the success of Destinations London, InsideJapan Tours have decided to exhibit independently at the Birmingham NEC show (5th-7th March).
New Brochures! 2010-11 Now Available
Our new brochures for 2010-11 are now available and as usual, they are both informative and beautiful!
Come and meet with the Japan experts
InsideJapan Tours have their own stand at the Destinations Travel Show in London (Feb 4-7)
Jobs With Inside Japan Tours
InsideJapan is currently advertising for new Travel Consultants to join the team in its Bristol office.
Saturday Telegraph 'Inspiration'
InsideJapan Tours appeared in the AiTO sponsored 'Inspirational Ideas' supplement in the Saturday Telegraph on 9th January with some inspiring Japan holiday options
Cake Helps to Save Lives
InsideJapan Tours' staff took it upon themselves to bake cakes and raise money for the BBC's Children in Need charity.
Small Tour Operator of the Year 2009
It’s official! InsideJapan Tours (IJT) are very proud to have received the Silver British Travel Award for Small Tour Operator of the Year.
Small Tour Operator of the Year - Finalist
InsideJapan Tours have been chosen as one of the three finalists for the British Travel Awards
Brochures Available to View Online
InsideJapan Tours are delighted to offer its brochures to view online.
British Travel Awards Nominations - We need your votes!
InsideJapan Tours have been nominated in two categories for this years prestigious British Travel Awards (BTA).
Our office is now open on Saturdays from 11am to 4pm
Everybody's happy! Excellent Customer Feedback for InsideJapan Tours
With business better than ever, closer ties with agents and the Evening Post Business awards, it is true to say that InsideJapan Tours are enjoying good times. The main reason why any business does well is because of the quality of service they offer and the satisfaction of their customers and this is no different with InsideJapan who have seen a constant influx of glowing feedback.
InsideJapan Tours nominated for business award
InsideJapan Tours have been nominated for a Bristol Evening Post business award.
IJT's Closer Ties with Agents
InsideJapan Tours have been working more and more with agents over the last 2 years and have seen great success with agency sales now representing approximately 25% of the business.
Japan wins Wanderlust 'best country to visit' award
This month readers of Wanderlust magazine confirmed what we at InsideJapan have known for years: Japan is the World's best holiday destination.
Blooming Cherry Trees!
Cherry trees across Japan are set to blossom slightly earlier than previous years according to early forecasts in Japan
Snow Monkeys on the Tele
The famous "Snow Monkeys" of Nagano, Japan feature in a "Natural World" special on BBC2 and BBC i-Player
Raising Money for Japanese and UK Charities
During 2008, InsideJapan Tours were committed to the cause raising money for charities both in the UK and Japan.
InsideJapan at the Destinations Travel Show
InsideJapan Tours will once again be showing up at the UK's biggest travel shows in London and Birmingham. The Destinations Travel Show is set to run in February at London Earls Court (5th-8th) and Birmingham NEC (27th-1st Mar).
Job vacancies with InsideJapan
InsideJapan Tours are recruiting now for travel consultants to join our vibrant and enthusiastic team. We are looking for candidates who have experience of living and working in Japan, a real passion for Japan and all things Japanese and most importantly, a desire to share this with others.
Eclipse of the Century
On the 22nd July 2009, Eclipse chasers from all over the world will be descending upon Japan to witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays. The total solar eclipse will be the longest of the 21st Century lasting for just under seven minutes seen at its most impressive from some of Japan’s smaller islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Fifa Club World Cup '08 - Fans' Travel
The Fifa Club World Cup kicks off 11th December at Tokyo’s National stadium before eventually crowning the official world’s best club at the International Stadium in Yokohama on the 21st December. Representatives of the world’s six footballing bodies as well as a team from the host nation will battle it out for the honour of Club World Cup Champions (formerly Toyota Intercontinental Cup).
InsideJapan launch online news channel
InsideJapan Tours have launched their own Japan News Channel on their web-site with content provided by Adfero (Direct News). Every day InsideJapan will be bringing to you breaking stories from Japan covering both the serious and not so serious news from the land of the rising sun.
New faces at InsideJapan Tours
InsideJapan are delighted to welcome to their team two new faces - Ruth Hubbard and Jocelyn Knightly Brown.
Spectacular sunrises from the summit of Mt. Fuji
Mt. Fuji's spectacular sunrise has been enjoyed by InsideJapan Tours' travellers this summer as part of their Small Group Tours and Fully Tailored holidays.
Travel like a Tokyoite with PASMO
InsideJapan Tours have launched their unique Tokyo Welcome Packs which include the PASMO transport pass.