Site Policy

This website, “Gateway to Japan,” is operated by the Northwest Pacific Region Cruise Promotion Conference (hereinafter referred to as “Conference”).

Privacy Policy

We are working to make the website enable users to use the website at ease, especially for collection, use, and management of personal information


The copyrights to all texts, images, illustrations, and other information on the website are owned by Conference or information suppliers of them.
If you want to use some of them beyond “private use” or “quotation,” which are allowed legally, you have to contact us.

Link to the website

Basically, you are free to create a link to the website.
However, you have to note things below.

  • Specify the link will go to our website.
  • Set the link to the home page of the website,
  • Do not display our webpage as the part of your website.

Use the banner below for the link

Gateway to Japan Official Banner


While we make every effort to provide accurate information and to ensure security, we, including the information suppliers, are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by any user.

Information posted on the website, including names and contents, are subject to change and/or deletion without prior notice, and the information could be old.

URL and information of the website are subject to change and/or deletion without prior notice.

Browsing environment

We recommend the browsing environment listed below.

<For PC>

  • Internet Explorer 7.x、8.x、9.x、10.x
  • Google Chrome (current version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (current version)
  • Safari 5.0 or later

<For smartphone>

  • iOS5 or later
  • Android OS2. 3. or later

When you use other OSs, terminals, and standard bowsers than listed above, and the layout is not correct, please use a personal computer.

In the website, JavaScript is used for some contents. You need to have JavaScript enabled on your browser to properly display this screen.
In addition, you need to install Adobe Reader or other viewers to browse FLASH plug-in or PDF files in some contents.