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JAPAN TOURISM AGENCY

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2023
Japan to push experience-based programs for foreign tourists
In March, the Japan Tourism Agency selected 139 experience-based programs as the first batch out of some 1,000 applications made by municipalities and others.
JAPAN
Jan 24, 2020
Only 11% of Japan's municipalities plan disaster evacuation manuals for foreign tourists
Just 11 percent of local municipalities planned to set up evacuation manuals for foreign tourists in their disaster prevention plans, a government survey has shown, indicating slow progress despite an expected surge in visitors from abroad in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 14, 2020
Japan Tourism Agency to promote school trips abroad, with China as major destination
The Japan Tourism Agency is set to promote school trips abroad and other overseas tours for educational purposes in order to help expand interaction between young people in Japan and those outside the nation.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 19, 2019
Foreign visitors to Japan down 0.4% in November from year earlier amid row with South Korea
The government will increase the number of international flights at both Haneda and Narita airports in the hope of reaching the target.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 19, 2019
Japan sees record number of foreign visitors for May
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in May rose 3.7 percent from a year earlier to 2,773,100, an all-time high for the month, as there were more tourists from the United States, Europe and many other Asian countries, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 21, 2019
Cherry blossom-seekers spur Japan tourism in April to record high
The number of foreign visitors to Japan in April rose 0.9 percent from a year earlier to 2,926,700, marking a record high for any month, government data showed Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Apr 28, 2019
Fukushima Prefecture enjoys sharp jump in foreign lodgers
Foreign hotel stays in Fukushima Prefecture more than doubled to 17,700 in January, marking the highest year-on-year growth among all prefectures, according to Japan Tourism Agency statistics released in March.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 18, 2019
Growth in number of foreign visitors to Japan slowed, but topped 30 million for first time in fiscal 2018
The estimated number of foreign visitors in the fiscal year through March hit 31.62 million, up 6.2 percent from the previous year, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 20, 2019
Number of foreign visitors to Japan rises 3.8% on year in February, as arrivals from China dip
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in February rose 3.8 percent from a year earlier to a record 2,604,300, but the growth in Chinese tourists slowed significantly compared with the previous month, the government said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 20, 2019
Number of foreign visitors to Japan rises 7.5% to 2.69 million in January
The estimated number of monthly foreign visitors to Japan increased 7.5 percent in January from a year earlier to a record 2,689,400, the Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 19, 2019
Coming events give Japan chance to shine as travel destination — if it can rise to the occasion, says tourism chief
Once a tourism underachiever, Japan is riding high like never before. Last year, the nation attracted a record 31 million foreign tourists, topping 30 million for the first time and pulling off nearly a fourfold jump from 2012.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 19, 2018
Foreign visitors to Japan up 3.1% in November, but growth slows after disasters
The number of foreign visitors to Japan in November increased 3.1 percent compared with the same month last year, government data showed Wednesday, but the pace of growth has slowed from the double-digit levels seen in the first half of 2018.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2018
Licensed private lodgings top 10,000 in Japan, concentrated in cities
The number of licensed private lodgings for tourists in Japan topped 10,000 in early November, but the facilities were concentrated in urban areas, the Japan Tourism Agency said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 16, 2018
Disaster-hit Japan sees year-on-year visitor numbers drop in September for first time in over five years
The estimated number of foreign visitors totaled 2,159,600 in September, down 5.3 percent from the year before, amid a string of natural disasters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2018
Number of foreign visitors to Japan up 15.6% in first half of 2018
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan from January to June rose 15.6 percent from the same period a year earlier to 15.89 million, a record for the first half of the year, the Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2018
Number of foreign visitors to Japan from January to April tops 10 million
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan from January to April topped 10 million, marking the fastest pace on record, the Japan Tourism Agency said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 18, 2017
Spending by foreign visitors on pace to surpass last year's record
Spending by foreign visitors in Japan is expected to set a new record this year, as it had already reached ¥3.28 trillion ($29.1 billion) through September, the Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 21, 2017
Overseas visitors to Japan set January-August record topping 18.9 million
The estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan totaled 18,916,200 in the first eight months of this year, a record for the period, the Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2017
Overseas travel to Japan rises to a new record in July
The number of foreign visitors to Japan hit a monthly record of 2.68 million in July, due to the summer vacation season and an increase in low-cost carrier flights, the Japan Tourism Agency said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2017
Tourists booked a record 7.86 million hotel stays in Japan in April
Foreign visitors racked up a record 7.86 million hotel and inn stays in April, thanks largely to the Easter holidays and the cherry blossom season, the Japan Tourism Agency said Friday.

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