• March 22, 2018

「BEING JAPAN」Joint Website to Promote Inbound Travel to Japan

Central Japan Railway Company and Japan Airlines (JAL) are pleased to announce the establishment of a website to promote Japan`s unique destinations to inbound customers and tourists from abroad, while providing travel tips to spend a pleasant and comfortable time in Japan.

Central Japan Railway Company is currently promoting its services to overseas customers by offering smartEX (1) - a service which enables customers to reserve Tokaido Shinkansen tickets through a smart-phone application. Japan Airlines aims to satisfy customers from abroad with its worldwide network and provide services with the highly acclaimed JAL SKY SUITE aircraft (2).

1Overview of Website

  • BEING JAPAN - http://beingjapan.jp/  
  • Effective Date: Available from March 30th 2018 (10:00AM Japan Time)
  • Concept:Experience Japan As If You Were Already There


  • Introduces Japan`s unique culture, gourmet, events, experience
  • Explore nearby destinations serviced by the Tokaido Shinkansen
  • Company Profile (Tokaido Shinkansen & Japan Airlines)
  • Multifaceted Booking System - Reservations for shinkansen travel accepted through smartEX; JAL`s International and Domestic reservation system; hotel, restaurant, luggage delivery, taxi, transportation services in Japan

2Upcoming Efforts

Central Japan Railway Company and JAL will continue to explore and offer new services for inbound customers.


1 Now available in the U.S., Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong

2 For additional information, https://www.jal.co.jp/en/newsky/




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