New York, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2009
Fodor's Travel and the Japan National Tourism Organization today announce a user photography contest, "Show Us Your Japan." Visitors to http://www.fodors.com can submit their favorite photos from a past trip to Japan, along with their stories, for a chance to win prizes including luggage from Timbuk2, Fodor's guides and the opportunity to have the winning photographs showcased on the website.
"Japan is a must-see destination, and I'm excited to see Japan's diversity reflected in the photos and first-hand stories from those who have recently visited Japan" said Tim Jarrell, Fodor's Publisher.
"Japan is a fabulous destination for photography fans" said Akihiro Obata of the Japan National Tourism Organization in New York. He added "Often travelers see what locals don't see. We can't wait to see what you found in the land of the rising sun!"
Photo submissions will be accepted at http://www.fodors.com/contest/japan through March 16, 2009. Fodor's has previously run contests for Florida, Costa Rica, Turkey, Israel and Alaska. Winning photos from these contests can be seen on http://www.fodors.com.
About Japan National Tourism Organization
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is the tourism promotion board of Japan under the auspices of Japan Tourism Agency. JNTO promotes Visit Japan Campaign targeting ten million international tourists to Japan by 2010 and twenty million by 2020. JNTO maintains 13 offices in key cities around the world and promotes Japan tourism to the world in cooperation with Japan travel suppliers and media. To learn more about JNTO, visit http://www.japantravelinfo.com.
About Fodor's Travel
Fodor's Travel, a division of Random House, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of travel information. Covering over 400 destinations worldwide, Fodor's guidebooks and Web site, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers for more than seventy years. Written by a team of over 700 writers located around the globe, Fodor's provides travelers with engagingly written, intelligently and accurately reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance.