Tokyo, Japan - On 9th Sep 2019, VELTRA Corporation--a Japanese Online Travel Agency (OTA) operating a tours & activity booking platform-- launched their collaboration with JR Tokai Tours to offer tourists to Japan new travel packages that include round-trip bullet train (Shinkansen) rides and discount coupons. These travel packages can be used in two areas: Mt.Fuji and Hakone. VELTRA is the first among online travel agencies to sell these products.
The demand for in-destination activities that allow foreign visitors to get to know Japanese culture has swelled in recent years, along with the rapid increase of tourists coming to Japan. The demand is expected to continuously build up, and the need for bullet train tours is particularly high. Sensing the urgency to respond to these needs, VELTRA negotiated with JR Tokai Tours and has successfully furnished their lineup with bullet train packages, starting with the two popular areas of Hakone and Mt. Fuji.
Two types of packages have been developed by JR Tokai Tours to cater specifically to foreign visitors to Japan. These packages include round-trip bullet train tickets coupled with discount coupons that tourists can use on site. The packages were designed to meet the wide range of needs -- from solo travelers to couples and groups. In addition, travelers can avail of 1- to 7-day plans, giving them enough room for flexibility depending on their travel needs.
1. Shinkansen Round Trip Package: Mt. Fuji Area
2. Shinkansen Round-Trip Package: Hakone Area
*Users will be required to present their passport upon purchase. Only passports issued outside Japan are considered valid.
This business alliance is expected to provide benefits to foreign visitors to Japan, JR Tokai Tours, and VELTRA. Among the benefits are the following:
About JR Tokai Tours
JR Tokai Tours provides sales and planning of Japan inbound packaged tours, sales of JR and accommodation tickets, sales and planning of overseas and domestic tours for large groups, sales of domestic and overseas packaged tours for other companies.
VELTRA believes that the essence of travel is about what you do once you reach your destination. Travelling trends in Asia are rapidly shifting from group package tours to independent travel, a growing demand that VELTRA has successfully responded to by increasing offers of experience-based tours and activities with easy online booking. With a mission of delivering inspirational travel experiences that enrich people’s lives, VELTRA will continue to encourage travelers to experience once-in-a-lifetime activities from all over the world.
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