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Here’s the Travel Impact After Japan Issues Tsunami Warnings

The impact of the earthquake is likely to be extensive, affecting transportation and communication, emphasizing the importance of preparedness.

Here’s the Travel Impact After Japan Issues Tsunami Warnings

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Japan Welcomes More Than 2 Million Visitors for the Third Straight Month

Japanese officials can attribute much of its recent tourism success to the weak yen, which is making trips to Japan more affordable for overseas visitors.

Japan Welcomes More Than 2 Million Visitors for the Third Straight Month

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Japan’s Monthly Arrivals Surpass 2 Million Mark Despite Record Heat Wave

After easing remaining Covid restrictions, Japan's record inbound tourists in a month is testament to just how much the world missed this country.

Japan’s Monthly Arrivals Surpass 2 Million Mark Despite Record Heat Wave

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Saudi Arabia Plans Massive Green Downtown for Riyadh

As Saudi Arabia looks to diversify its economy, the country is on a rapid urban expansion, ensuring that there's enough infrastructure to accommodate a growing number of tourists.

Saudi Arabia Plans Massive Green Downtown for Riyadh

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Japan Likely to Target a Record Foreign Visitor Count in 2025: Report

Japan intends to draw a record number of inbound travelers in 2025, according to a draft of a government plan seen by Kyodo News on Thursday. The 2023 to 2025 tourism plan also strives to boost per-person spending to $1,500 (200,000 yen) — up about 25 percent from the pre-pandemic level. The plan includes marketing…

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Japan Sees Surge in Visitors to Nearly 1 Million in November After Lifting Curbs

Japan recently ended some of the world's strictest border controls to slow the spread of the pandemic. Expect strong pent-up demand from inbound visitors worldwide, especially given the yen's weak value relative to a few major currencies.

Japan Sees Surge in Visitors to Nearly 1 Million in November After Lifting Curbs

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Japan Wants Its Tourism Revenues to Match Increasing Visitor Numbers

Japan wants to attract more luxury travelers. That sounds rich, considering a Japan holiday is for most people a luxury trip. But having more arrivals without a corresponding increase in tourism dollars is indeed vexing — just ask Singapore — and Japan is right in trying to redress it.

Japan Wants Its Tourism Revenues to Match Increasing Visitor Numbers
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How Japan’s Setouchi Region Is Reinventing Its Tourism Sector From the Ground Up

Japan’s Setouchi Region was once a relatively unknown corner of the country, left off the itineraries of most travelers. But that’s changing quickly, thanks to high profile attractions like Naoshima Island. How will Setouchi’s tourism stakeholders find the right strategy to help it sustain and grow this tourism success story?

How Japan’s Setouchi Region Is Reinventing Its Tourism Sector From the Ground Up
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What Takayama City Can Tell Us About the Future of Japanese Tourism

Destinations of all shapes and sizes across Japan want fresh ideas to help attract overseas visitors and transform their economies. The strategy used by the city of Takayama, which has seen a surge of new tourism in the past decade, offers one potential roadmap.

What Takayama City Can Tell Us About the Future of Japanese Tourism
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How Japan Is Transforming Its Visitor Economy for the Next Wave of Tourism

Japan has grand ambitions to bring more than 40 million visitors to the country by 2020, and 60 million by 2030. But the country isn’t just dreaming big, it’s acting big too. Thanks to a concerted country-wide push by tourism officials and local business leaders to transform the Japanese tourism economy, the country seems on track to achieve this vision.

How Japan Is Transforming Its Visitor Economy for the Next Wave of Tourism