Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Launches Imagine Your Getaway to Japan Contest

NEW YORK, August 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The National Tourism Organization of Japan (JNTO) has launched a competition in collaboration with The New York Times offering travel enthusiasts the opportunity to visit Japan when it’s safe to do so and more.

To participate, participants must share a photo or video on Instagram of a memorable moment during a previous trip to Japan with #PictureYourJapanGetaway. Participants who did not visit Japan still can post a photo or video that conveys what Japan means to them. Participants should include #PictureYourJapanGetaway and #VisitJapanUS in the message, and follow @ visitjapan.us. For bonus entries, participants can comment #VisitJapanUS and tag friends on the contest announcement post @ visitjapan.us.


  • A winner will appear in JNTO’s advertising content on The New York Times: The New York Times will personally interview the winner and share their travel story at Japan. The interview will be included in JNTO’s New York Times advertising content, “Travelogues from Japan – EXPERIENCES WORTH THE WAIT”. Note: To be eligible, applicants must have visited Japan in the past.
  • A winner will receive 130,000 JAL Mileage Bank (JMB) Miles (equivalent to two JAL Premium Economy Class award tickets for Japan).
  • 20 winners will receive a $ 50 Bokksu digital gift card. Bokksu offers the best authentic Japanese snacks and sweets. You can try their month-long membership or buy one of the delicious snacks on their market.

For full contest details and how to submit photos and videos for review, visit: www.japan.travel/en/us/picture-your-japan-getaway

To consult the New York Times’ Travel diaries from Japan visit: www.nytimes.com/paidpost/jnto/travelogues-from-japan-experiences-worth-the-wait.html

For more information on vacations at Japan as well as updates on travel restrictions, please visit: https://www.japan.travel/en/coronavirus/

As the official tourist office of Japan, JNTO is involved in a wide range of promotional activities to encourage international travelers to visit Japan. Through a variety of campaigns and initiatives, JNTO is driving more American travelers to visit Tokyo, Kyto and beyond.

For more information on trips to Japan, visit JNTO on its Website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. To contact the new York Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) office directly, please email [email protected]p.

SOURCE National Tourism Organization of Japan

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