Felicity Hugues reports that airlines and travel agencies are encouraging Japanese to plan long vacations of 2 to 3 weeks as a way to escape power outages the country is likely to suffer in the aftermath of this year's earthquake and tsunami.
She details the various campaigns in Japan, you look like you could use a long vacation (Japan Pulse, June 3).
One of them is ANA long stay plan.
Felicity notes that "the buzzword for this summer among travel agents is ロングバケーション (long vacation)."
Planning for a long hot summer of power outages in Tokyo Thursdays # 194