Cruise liner influx overwhelming Miyakojima's economy

National | OKINAWA BEAT Dec 9, 2016

Cruise liner influx overwhelming Miyakojima's economy

Amid rising hopes for economic growth, Japan's tourism boom has exposed the need for regional authorities to develop infrastructure and help secure the manpower needed to deal with the influx of foreign tourists. Miyakojima in Okinawa is one of those struggling tourist destinations. As a ...

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