The number of foreign visitors to Japan in April hit a single-month record of 2.08 million, topping the 2 million mark for the second month in a row, the Japan National Tourism Organization announced Wednesday.

The statistics show that the inbound tourism boom is continuing despite concerns about the slowdown in the Chinese economy and a series of quakes that have rattled Kumamoto and other areas of the Kyushu region since April 14.

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