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2012 Tourism Merit Award for Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau

2012 Tourism Merit Award for Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau


The Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, was awarded  the 2012 "Organization of Tourism Merit" by the Wakayama Prefectural Tourist Federation on May 28th, 2012.

The sustainable tourism philosophy and grassroots initiatives are an outstanding example for other regions in Wakayama and Japan. 

"The Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau is a pioneer in community-based tourism in Japan." as quoted by the Governor of Wakayama.

We are thrilled to receive this honor two years in a row and will continue to work towards our mission "to develop and promote Japan's remote spiritual heartland into a quality, sustainable tourism destination open to the world". 

The director of our bureau, Tada Noriko, was chosen as the representatives of the awards on behalf of all winners.
  

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NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
This is an easy way to do a loop of the Kii Peninsula.

From July 15, 2016 (Friday)
PRICE Adult 11,000 yen Children 5,500 yen (Children 6 to 11 years old)
NOTE: This pass is not available for purchase in Japan.
VALIDITY PERIOD Five consecutive days
AREA ●JR conventional lines: Nagoya-Shingu-within Osaka City (via lse Tetsudo Line or Kameyama, via Kisei Main Line/Hanwa Line) ●Nagoya-Kameyama-Nara-within Osaka City (via Kansai Main Line) Taki Toba (Sangu Line) ●Kansai International Airport-Hineno (Kansai Airport Line) ●Bus routes for accessing Kumano Kodo, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha (Only Kumano Kotsu Bus); and Select bus routes
TRAIN TYPES ●Unlimited use of non-reserved seats on ordinary cars on all JR conventional line trains in the subject section. ●Reserved seats can be used up to four times on ordinary cars of limited express and rapid trains. ●Only non-reserved seats can be used on the limited express "Haruka' between the Kansai Inte…