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The "Fukuoka Welcome Campaign AUTUMN 2017" starts from 1st October!

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The ninth campaign will be collaborating with the Chinese company Ctrip for the first time!

Held in collaboration with commercial facilities throughout the city, the "FUKUOKA WELCOME CAMPAIGN" started in 2013 and aims to welcome overseas visitors to the local area. Running from Sunday 1st October to Tuesday 31st October, this exciting promotion, which return for the ninth time, will see a total of 16 facilities dotted all over Fukuoka City center and the suburbs offer discounts, as well as novelty prizes to shoppers, in a bid to greet tourists from all over the world.

International visitors are eligible to receive all kinds of great offers. Display your passport at participating department stores and commercial facilities in order to be eligible for range of offers, including a 500 yen shopping ticket, 10% off purchases, as well as bigger drink and food portions, at over 130 different stores and restaurants. The discount or saving available will depend on the facility and store, so please check the official website for more information. (>> Click HERE!)。

This is the first time that this scheme has been held in collaboration with the global shopping division of the huge Chinese online travel agency (OTA) Ctrip. The campaign is expected to benefit from the company's information sharing capabilities.

If during the campaign you have any questions you want to ask, but don't speak much Japanese, or you want ask a member of staff about the availability of an item you want to buy, but aren't sure what to say, there is no need to worry. A special helpline (092-687-4963) will be available for tourists who encounter any difficulties, which will offer help and assistance in 14 languages. This means that you can go shopping in the various participating stores with complete peace of mind. (Editorial Dept.: canna)


Length of campaign: Sunday 1st October to Tuesday 31st October 2017
Time: Depends on the business hours of each commercial facility and store
Organized by: We Love Tenjin Kyogikai and LOVE FM International Broadcasting Co.,Ltd.
Co-operation from: Ctrip
Supported by: Fukuoka City
Inquiries: FUKUOKA WELCOME CAMPAIGN Executive Office (c/o INOUT Co., Ltd.)
TEL.: 092-984-0639 / E-Mail address: info@inout.jp
Official website: http://welcomecampaign.com/

* A leaflet about the campaign is available from the official website. Click >> HERE!

Participating shopping facilities (16 spots)

Iwataya Honten (岩田屋本店), Fukuoka Mitsukoshi (福岡三越), Daimaru Fukuoka Tenjin (大丸福岡天神), Tenjin Chikagai (天神地下街), SOLARIA PLAZA (ソラリアプラザ), Fukuoka PARCO (福岡PARCO), Shintencho (新天町), VIORO, IMS (イムズ), Hakata Riverain mall by TAKASHIMAYA (博多リバレインモール by TAKASHIMAYA), Don Quijote Nakasu branch (ドン・キホーテ中洲店), Canal City Hakata (キャナルシティ博多), JR Hakata City (JR博多シティ), Hakata Hankyu (博多阪急), Hakata Marui (博多マルイ), Marinoa City Fukuoka (マリノアシティ福岡)

Interpreters available over the phone (three-way call)

During the "FUKUOKA WELCOME CAMPAIGN AUTUMN 2017," a special helpline will provide shoppers with direct access to interpreters in a number of different languages.

* Telephone Number
* Languages available
Korean, English, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Indonesian, Russian, Italian, German, Nepali, and Tagalog.

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