NEXCO EAST we are promoting efforts to inbound on Expressway as a response to foreign travelers at the time of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the number of foreign visitors to Japan visiting Japan for sightseeing, business, etc.
Introduction and promotion of Expressway numbering
Based on the proposal for the realization of Expressway numbering (October 24, 2016), we promoted the introduction of Expressway numbering to the JCT · IC exit sign on the Expressway and the city guide sign around the main airport / sightseeing area , We are aiming at the approximation by 2020.
Tohoku Expressway going down line Kuki Shiraoka JCT
External annulus road around Keiyo JCT * Opened June 2, 2018
Types of Expressway numbering compliant signs
JCT Information Sign
Tohoku Expressway going down line Yasuro JCT
Roadside going down line Fukagawa JCT front
City guide sign
Iwatsuki IC, Tohoku Expressway
Route confirmation signboard
Japan Sea Tohoku Road
Inbound excursion pass
In response to an increase in foreign travelers in recent years, we collaborate with rental car companies to sell flat-rate products for foreigners visiting Japan so that they can visit various places using Expressway .
Development of duty-free shops
We established tax exemption counters in the shopping corner and we are selling duty-free sales mainly to high-end products such as foods to visitors from foreign countries. In September 2015, we began sales at Daiei PA (Upper and Lower) of Higashi Kanto Road, and now we are deploying at SA · PA of 17 locations *. In the future we will continue to develop for further Large of the number of stores.
※ As of July 1, 2018
Duty-free sale ( Joban Expressway Tomobu SA (up line))
Multilingual information on information
We provide multilingual information such as surrounding facilities using tablet terminals to improve convenience for foreign visitors to Japan. In addition, we acquired "Foreign tourist information office certification (category 1)" approved by the Japanese government tourism bureau for all information, and in order to make it easier for foreign visitors to use the Expressway comfortably and conveniently in the future, We will strive to improve our services.
Foreign tourist information office certification
Multilingual guide using tablet terminal
Pictogram · Multilingualization
In order to make it easier for foreign visitors to Japan to arrange the arrangement of SA and PA facilities such as toilets, we will inform you by international symbol marks with multiple languages together and pictograms according to JIS standards.
Pictogram marking ( Keiyo Road Keiyo Ichikawa PA ( going down line))