COVID-19 in Japan news round-up
- Japan has finally opened its borders to foreign independent tourists after almost three years — although it may be some time until the level of tourism returns to its pre-pandemic peak.
- Here are some answers to the most pressing questions would-be tourists and other arrivals should be asking as they dust off their suitcases and get ready to return to Japan.
- Meanwhile, the kickoff of a nationwide travel discount program aimed at boosting the domestic tourism industry is facing headwinds due to a confusing array of policies that vary by prefecture.
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