• *Mangrove forest, Iriomote Island (image provided by Ministry of the Environment)
  • *Kitakogane shell mound, Hokkaido (image provided by Council for the Preservation and Utilization of Jomon Ruins as World Heritage Sites)
  • *Mountain stream, Amami Oshima (image provided by Ministry of the Environment)
  • *Kitakogane shell mound, Hokkaido (image provided by Council for the Preservation and Utilization of Jomon Ruins as World Heritage Sites)
  • *Arisaema heterocephalum, Amami Oshima/Tokunoshima (image provided by Ministry of the Environment)

New Japanese World Heritage Sites Selected in July 2021!

The ANA Group would like to extend its congratulations to the area encompassing the islands of Amami Oshima and Tokunoshima, the northern part of the main island of Okinawa and Iriomote Island for its selection as a World Natural Heritage site, as well as the Jomon archaeological sites in Hokkaido and Northern Tohoku for their selection as a World Cultural Heritage site. At the ANA Group, we are also very happy that these sites have been added to the World Heritage list. As an airline that serves these regions, we will continue to cherish communication with the local population and contribute to the creation of attractive regional areas through our efforts to protect the environment and further regional revitalization initiatives. From everyone at the ANA Group
ANA Future Promise World Heritage aims to establish a system of international cooperation and assistance to preserve the world's unique heritage sites and natural areas for the benefit of all humankind and protect them from the threat of damage or destruction. -From the Ministry of the Environment website-

In light of these areas being awarded World Heritage status, the ANA Group will be implementing further environmental and regional revitalization initiatives.

Our Initiatives to Celebrate World Heritage Recognition

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We will be operating aircraft with a specially designed livery in celebration of World Heritage selection.

We will be operating three aircraft with a specially designed livery featuring a logo celebrating the selection of the area encompassing the islands of Amami Oshima and Tokunoshima, the northern part of the main island of Okinawa and Iriomote Island as a World Natural Heritage site.

We will be offering pleasure charter flights over sites in celebration of their new World Heritage status. We have a host of original plans available only with charter flights. Experience a form of air travel unique to a pleasure charter flight.

We will be offering World Heritage-related tour products.

We will be offering package and guided tours so you can enjoy these World Heritage sites to the full. Why not pay these two new World Heritage sites a visit?

[Kyushu/Okinawa]
World Heritage Site Area Ecotours

A portion of the revenue from ANA Traveler's products containing flights departing for Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures between August 1 and December 31, 2021 will be donated to the Wide Area Administration Association of Okinawa Prefecture, Kagoshima Prefecture and the Amami Islands.

*available in Japanese only

  • The information above is based on the definition of ecotours as provided by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA).

[Hokkaido/Tohoku]
Exciting World Cultural Heritage Tours

*available in Japanese only

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