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Residents in Japan spent a total of ¥9.12 trillion on domestic tourism in 2021 — the lowest since comparable figures became available in 2010, affected by the spread of the coronavirus — preliminary government data showed Wednesday.

The sum was 8.5% less than the previous year, with the travel industry continuing to be impacted as the government implemented COVID-19 emergency measures and could not restart its domestic tourism subsidy campaign.

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