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Cruise ship passengers dip for first time since '13

National Jan 18, 2019

Cruise ship passengers dip for first time since '13

The number of visitors to Japan by cruise ships in 2018 dropped 3.3 percent from the previous year to 2,446,000, the first fall since statistics began in 2013, the transport ministry said Friday. The decline came chiefly because the number of visitors departing from China, ...

Japanese winter holiday travelers at Narita up 6.5%

National Jan 10, 2019

Japanese winter holiday travelers at Narita up 6.5%

The number of Japanese people who flew out of and into Japan using Narita International Airport near Tokyo during the year-end and New Year's holiday period marked the first growth in two years, preliminary data showed Thursday. Between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, the number ...