An official Facebook page will be set up for foreigners visiting Japan.
Tokyo starting from Haneda, Keikyu
There will be a campaign where "liking" this page gives you 12 hours of Wi-Fi and a popular snack treat.
The Keikyu group manages trains and buses that are convenient in accessing the main Tokyo area from Haneda Airport, and we are setting up a Facebook page for foreigners visiting Japan (hereinafter, the visitor Facebook page) in both Chinese (traditional) and English on July 1st.
Along with the expansion of international arrivals and departures that started in March of this year, there has been an increasing number of foreign travelers who use Haneda Airport that allows easy access to Tokyo. This page is being set up to create fans from the foreigners who visit Japan.
The visitor Facebook page will have timely posts of information that is useful for sightseeing in Tokyo from Haneda Airport and posts on how to access spots that are popular with foreigners. This information will be based on the opinions of the customers from all over the world who visit the Keikyu Tourist Information Center (Keikyu TIC) that has been established at Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (for details see enclosure 1).
Also, in order to commemorate the opening of the visitor Facebook page, the Keikyu Corporation will be holding a "Facebook Opening Campaign" starting on July 1st. During the campaign, customers who like the visitor Facebook page and show this screen to the Keikyu TIC will receive 12 hours of free WI-FI access and a snack treat "Black Thunder Chocolate Bar" as a present (for details see enclosure 2).
At the same time that this campaign is taking place, there will be concierges wearing kimonos at the Keikyu TIC who will welcome customers.
The details are listed on the enclosures.
Summary of the Facebook page for foreigners visiting Japan
|1. Page name
||Tokyo starting from Haneda, Keikyu
|2. Opening date
||July 1st, 2014 (Tuesday)
|3. Languages supported
||Both the English and Chinese (Traditional Chinese)languages
Traditional Chinese version：https://www.facebook.com/haneda.keikyu.tc
|5. Content of posts
||Information related to the Keikyu group, information from the Keikyu tourist information center, information about sightseeing along railway lines, information useful to inbound travelers such as how to access sightseeing areas, information about events related to inbound travel
||This will be the first of our company's SNS (social network services) that supports foreign languages.
|7. Page image
Commemoration of the opening of the Facebook! About the holding of the "opening campaign for the Facebook page
||To commemorate the start of the Facebook page, the Keikyu tourist information center (hereinafter, the Keikyu TIC) will work together with the Facebook page to hold a campaign for foreign travelers visiting Japan.
|2. Campaign time period
||July 1st 2014 (Tues)~ August 31st (Sun)
|3. Target of campaign
||Foreign visitors of Japan who buy Keikyu line tickets or who have changed to PASMO at the Keikyu TIC and our company's Facebook page for foreigners visiting Japan
|4. Campaign content
The following two presents will be given when a Keikyu line ticket is purchased or when one charges to PASMO at the Keikyu TIC and then likes the Facebook page for foreigners visiting Japan and shows this screen to the TIC.
- 12 hours of free access to Wi-Fi
(Normally, when a ticket is purchased at the Keikyu TIC, customers using Keikyu lines have 6 hours of free service)
- 2 "Black Thunder Chocolate Bar" snack treats
Very popular as a souvenir!
About the Keikyu Tourist Information Center
||Near the ticket gate on the Arrival Lobby floor (second floor) of Haneda Airport International Terminal Station
|2. Content of primary services
- Transportation information
- In-person sales of passenger tickets and PASMO for customers from overseas who require interpretation
- Sightseeing information done in cooperation with the administration (registered as an accredited information desk)
Japan National Tourism Organization "Visit Japan Information Desk"(Approved as category 3)
[Definition of category 3]
It is a new system for approving information desks for foreigners that has been started by the Japan National Tourism Organization.
This is the top ranked category and requires staff that can support English, Chinese and Korean to be stationed there during the hours of operation. Moreover, these facilities are open every day of the year as a general rule, and they can provide sightseeing information and nation-wide information about public transportation organizations.(As of January 2013, only 7 desks out of the 342 information desks that exist nationwide are classified as category 3.)
- Consultation about sightseeing and lodging
|3. Hours of operation
||7:00～22:00(open every day of the year)
|4. Languages supported
||There are four languages that are supported (Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean)
*There will be native speakers of Korean, Taiwanese and Chinese stationed
|5. The number of staff
||It is possible to use a credit card when purchasing Keikyu line passenger tickets
About Keikyu's Free Wi-Fi service
||The provision of the public wireless LAN service that uses Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd.'s "Wi2 300(one-time plan)" free of charge to foreign visitors to Japan
|2. Target users
||Foreign visitors of Japan who use the Keikyu line from Haneda Airport International Terminal Station
|3. Service area
||It is possible to use the Wi-Fi at more than 200,000 Wi-Fi spots nationwide in addition being usable within Keikyu train cars and on the premises of Keikyu stations.
|4. Usable times
||Usable for 6 consecutive hours after the initial login