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マリアナ政府観光局

マリアナ政府観光局

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SAIPAN

Sept. 24, 2021

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It looks like Typhoon No. 16 is coming to Japan next week.
By the way, when typhoon information always flows in the weather forecast, the word that is often heard is "occurred in the Mariana Islands". Yes, most of the typhoons that come to Japan develop from tropical cyclones near the Northern Mariana Islands and become typhoons that move northward.
Therefore, many news typhoon track maps show that the current location is 000 km west-northwest of the Mariana Islands, as shown in the image below.
Even though it is a typhoon that has just been born, it can sometimes cause enormous damage to the islands of the Mariana Islands, so you must pay close attention to the typhoon.

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SAIPAN

Sept. 22, 2021

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Rota Island is a 30-minute flight south of Saipan by seaplane Star Mariana Airlines.

Untouched wilderness, amazingly transparent seas, and friendly islanders await your return. Teteto Beach, which has been repeatedly selected as the best beach in the world, Rota Hall, a mysterious diving spot longed for by divers around the world. Why not rent a car and enjoy the best views and experiences of the day at your own pace? Don't forget to visit Rota Island in the Northern Mariana Islands!

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SAIPAN

Sept. 18, 2021

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Mañagaha, a popular tourist attraction in Saipan.
The contrast between the mariana blue sea and the white sand makes it a paradise island where anyone can take inspiring pictures in good weather.
On an island full of water activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, banana boat and experience diving, it is good to spend time actively or leisurely.
Now, the island is quietly waiting for you to come back.

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SAIPAN

Sept. 13, 2021

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Kensington Hotel Saipan is famous as an all-inclusive luxury hotel in Saipan.
Among the four restaurants that you can use during your stay, "East Moon" is popular for enjoying authentic Chinese food.
The chinoiserie-style interior is beautiful, the dim sum that makes the most of the delicate techniques, and the food is beautiful not only in taste but also in appearance. Why don't you enjoy high-quality course meals that add flowers to dinners and anniversaries, and attentive service on your next trip to Saipan?

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SAIPAN

Sept. 2, 2021

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It seems that there are many people in Japan who start playing golf with Corona. Did you know that Saipan is popular with golfers?
Laolao Bay Golf Resort, the royal road to Saipan golf travel. The continuity of the cliffs and the sea doubles the enjoyment of tropical golf while being designed with a sense of tension. If you don't get tired of it no matter how many rounds you make, there are many repeaters from Japan, and this is a specialty course loved by golfers. There is also a nice hotel.
If you can feel free to travel abroad, please come and visit us!

http://laolaobay.jp/wor…

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SAIPAN

Aug. 27, 2021

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I will inform you today as well.

Tomorrow, Saturday, August 28, at NHK's ETV special feature (23: 00-0: 00)
"Living on the island of" Tamashii "-Record of Japanese immigrants on Tinian-" will be broadcast.
Before the war, Tinian Island was home to many Japanese immigrants to grow sugar cane. In the summer of 1945 during the Pacific War, a mighty US army landed and the Japanese army on the island was wiped out. As the US military approaches, Japanese immigrants are forced into group suicide one after another, and they have a spectacular experience of killing their close friends. And the anguish that the surviving family had for a lifetime. This program was created based on testimony, which can be said to be a will, by interviewing people with heavy memories for over 20 years. It's a painful and heavy content, but I hope you can see it in the sense of reaffirming the preciousness of peace.
https://tv.yahoo.co.jp/…

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SAIPAN

Aug. 26, 2021

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Notification】
Nagoya's largest festival, the Nippon Domannaka Festival, will be held for 4 days from 26th to 29th, and CNMI DOMANNAKA will participate in the video from Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands! We will deliver a healing traditional dance from the tropical mariana.

Watch LIVE videos from YouTube or Nico Nico Douga.
For details, please see the official website of Nippon Domannaka Matsuri.
https://www.domatsuri.c…

The Northern Mariana Team is scheduled to appear today from 19:00 to 20:00 on the 26th. looking forward to!
(1st photo by Junji Takasago)

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SAIPAN

Aug. 22, 2021

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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Changes to immigration control measures for the Northern Mariana Islands

Due to the increase in the number of infected cases of vaccinated persons, the immigration measures to the Northern Mariana Islands have been changed since August 20th. All travelers, with or without vaccination, are required to be quarantined at government-designated facilities.
Please see the information on the website of the Consular Office of Saipan for the changes regarding the epidemic prevention measures at the time of entry.
https://www.hagatna.us.…

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SAIPAN

Aug. 17, 2021

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August 15th was the day of the 76th end of the war. On Saipan Island, as this day is celebrated every year, a memorial monument is being cleaned up in the hope of memorial service and peace under the auspices of the local Japanese Association.
This year, on August 14, the Central Pacific War Dead Monument and Okinawa Tower in the Mappi area, and the Japanese War Dead Monument in the Susupe area were cleaned.

In Mariana, in addition to 43,000 Japanese troops at that time, 12,000 civilians, including Japanese immigrants from Okinawa and other islanders, were victims of the war. While more and more generations are unaware that there is a memorial on the southern island, 3200 kilometers away from Japan, the end of the war has come again this year, praying for peace on this island as well as the Japanese people.

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SAIPAN

Aug. 16, 2021

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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The Mariana Tourism Board works with the Northern Mariana Islands Covid-19 Task Force and government agencies to comply with health and safety guidelines, pay close attention to operations, and provide sustainable, safe and secure services for the future. We certify the facilities to be used and give two stickers as proof.
One is the Safe Travel Marianas program certification stamp. The other is the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) Safe Travel Stamp.

Since the certification program started in June, 63 companies in Saipan, Tinian and Rota have cleared and certified strict standards, and the stores have the following stamps.
When you come to Mariana next time, please use the shop with this stamp.

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SAIPAN

Aug. 11, 2021

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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Since August 10, the immigration (border) measures in the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) have changed.
All visitors, with or without vaccination, will be required to perform a PCR test at a government-designated facility (Kanoa Resort Hotel or Mariana Resort Hotel).

Please check the following site for the subsequent negative and positive flow.
https://www.hagatna.us.…

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SAIPAN

Aug. 5, 2021

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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Since August 3, due to the epidemic of Delta strains in the United States, immigration (border) measures in the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) have changed based on the guidelines of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

On July 28th, it was said that people who had been vaccinated once would be exempt from the PCR test when they arrived at the airport if they had the appropriate official certificate. Visitors have returned to mandatory PCR testing upon arrival at the airport. For details, please refer to the site updated by the Consular Office of Saipan below.
https://www.hagatna.us.…

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