December 20, 2023Thomson Reuters

Japan visitors narrowly miss pre-COVID total in November

About 2.44 million people visited Japan in November, up more than 160% annually and just under the number of visitors in the same month in 2019, before the pandemic curtailed global travel

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In November 2019, 2.441 million foreigners visited Japan, the Japan National Tourism Organisation data showed

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Japan, which counts inbound tourism as driver for economic growth, aims to boost the number of tourists to above the 2019-level of 31.88 million people by 2025 and to 60 million by 2030

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