Forecasting rebound, Blackstone weighs investment in Japan tourism

Business Jul 6, 2020

Forecasting rebound, Blackstone weighs investment in Japan tourism

Major U.S. investment firm Blackstone Group Inc. will consider investing in tourism-linked companies in Japan, expecting inbound travel demand to recover after the coronavirus crisis, sources said Monday. Blackstone forecasts that demand erased by the COVID-19 pandemic may return to some extent in the next ...

Japan to begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei on easing travel curbs

National Jul 2, 2020

Japan to begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei on easing travel curbs

Japan could begin talks with Taiwan and Brunei as early as this month on easing coronavirus-induced travel restrictions, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. China and South Korea are also under consideration, though concerns remain over letting in a large number of foreign travelers due to Japan's ...