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Awareness to sustainable travel among Japanese travelers is getting higher, but only 22% do not care about additional cost

Awareness to sustainable travel among Japanese travelers is getting higher, but only 22% do not care about additional cost

56% of all Japanese respondents (76% globally) said that they want to do more sustainable travel in the next year, but only 22% said that they do not care about additional cost, which is much lower than 43% globally.
Inbound guest nights in Japan recovered to a 8% decrease over 2019, while growth of Japanese guest nights was slower

Inbound guest nights in Japan recovered to a 8% decrease over 2019, while growth of Japanese guest nights was slower

the total number of guest nights in May 2023 (provisionally) was up 36.2% year on year to 50.1 million. International guest nights recovered to a 7.8% reduction to 9 million compared to May 2019.
Airbnb hosts in Japan earn 745 million JPY with 67,000 guests in total in local areas without hotels

Airbnb hosts in Japan earn 745 million JPY with 67,000 guests in total in local areas without hotels

Airbnb revealed that more than 67,000 guests stayed in its listings in local areas without hotels in Japan, by which Japanese hosts earned more than 745 million JPY ($5.2 million) in total so far.
Japanese outbound travelers are expected to double to 1.2 million in this summer holiday season compared to a year ago, reported by JTB

Japanese outbound travelers are expected to double to 1.2 million in this summer holiday season compared to a year ago, reported by JTB

JTB has forecasted that a total of Japanese travelers in this summer holiday season (July 15 to August 31 2023) is expected to increase by 17.8% year on year to 73.7 million. Japanese outbound travelers is expected to increase by 114.3% year on year to 1.2 million.
Total sales of 43 Japanese major travel companies in FY2022 were two-third of FY2019

Total sales of 43 Japanese major travel companies in FY2022 were two-third of FY2019

Sales of 43 major travel companies in FY2022 ended March 31 2023 doubled year on year or decreased by 36.3% over FY2019 to 2.9 trillion JPY in total. Sales in domestic travel recovered to a 6.5% reduction to 2.4 trillion JPY compared to FY2019.
Japanese outbound travelers in May 2023 still remained half of 2019, despite a 70% recovery of international flights from Japan

Japanese outbound travelers in May 2023 still remained half of 2019, despite a 70% recovery of international flights from Japan

The number of Japanese overseas travelers were 675,700 in May 2023, approximately 110,000 more travelers than the previous month, and the reduction rate had been small since January 2023.
International arrivals in Japan totaled 1.9 million in May 2023 with more visitors from eight source markets than 2019

International arrivals in Japan totaled 1.9 million in May 2023 with more visitors from eight source markets than 2019

the number of international visitors in Japan in May 2023 was 1,898,900, 31.5% fewer visitors than May 2019, but arrivals from eight source markets exceeded those in May 2019.
Palace Hotel Tokyo rose ADR to 86,000 JPY a night in May 2023, 28,000 JPY higher than 2019

Palace Hotel Tokyo rose ADR to 86,000 JPY a night in May 2023, 28,000 JPY higher than 2019

Palace Hotel Tokyo revealed that ADR rose to 85,881 JPY in May 2023, 28,273 JPY higher than the same month in 2019. A share of international guests was 67.8%.
A share of International guests staying in Kyoto City rapidly recovered to more than 50% in April 2023

A share of International guests staying in Kyoto City rapidly recovered to more than 50% in April 2023

The occupancy rate in Kyoto City in April 2023 was up 33.1 points year on year to 78% mainly because of rapid recovery of international visitors after the border open and the Easter vacation. The ratio of international guest nights largely rose from 37.5% in March 2023 to 55.1%.
International guest nights remarkably recovered in April 2023, while Japanese guest nights reduced compared to 2019

International guest nights remarkably recovered in April 2023, while Japanese guest nights reduced compared to 2019

The total number of guest nights in April 2023 (provisionally) was up 41.6% year on year to 47.8 million. International guest nights recovered to a 8% reduction to 10.4 million compared to April 2019.
43 major travel companies in Japan finally earned more sales in March 2023 than pre-pandemic

43 major travel companies in Japan finally earned more sales in March 2023 than pre-pandemic

Sales of 43 major travel companies increased by 17.8% to 531 billion JPY in total in March 2023, compared to March 2019.
Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

The latest JTB Tourism Research & Consulting’s survey finds that only 14.1% of all 20 years old or older respondents have plans to travel overseas for fun within the next year.
Available seats on international flights to Japan this summer are expected to recover to 70% of those in 2019

Available seats on international flights to Japan this summer are expected to recover to 70% of those in 2019

According to ANA Strategic Research Institute, available seats on international flights to Japan in this summer schedule period are expected to reach 25.8 million in total, about 18 million more seats than a year ago.
Japanese overseas travel market still stagnated with 560,000 travelers in April 2023

Japanese overseas travel market still stagnated with 560,000 travelers in April 2023

the number of Japanese overseas travelers were 560,200 in April 2023, 66.4% down compared to April 2019 (1,666,546 travelers).
International arrivals in Japan recovered to 1.95 million with more than one-fourth from South Korea in April 2023

International arrivals in Japan recovered to 1.95 million with more than one-fourth from South Korea in April 2023

the number of international visitors in Japan in April 2023 was 1,949,100, boosted by growing demand in a cherry blossom season. The largest source market was still South Korea with 467,000 visitors.
Which prefectures in Japan collected good word of mouth for accommodation? Gunma and Kumamoto were among top 10 for four years in a row

Which prefectures in Japan collected good word of mouth for accommodation? Gunma and Kumamoto were among top 10 for four years in a row

According to TrustYou, a word-of mouth analyzer, top 10 prefectures in Japan collecting good word of mouth for accommodations changed after 2020.
ANA and JAL saw remarkable recoveries of international flight passengers, particularly on the Hawaii routes, during this year’s Golden Week holiday period

ANA and JAL saw remarkable recoveries of international flight passengers, particularly on the Hawaii routes, during this year’s Golden Week holiday period

ANA and JAL carried more passengers on both domestic and international routes and considerably improved the load factors during this year’s Golden Week holiday period.
Guest nights in March 2023 in Japan continued recovering to just a 3% reduction compared to 2019

Guest nights in March 2023 in Japan continued recovering to just a 3% reduction compared to 2019

The total number of guest nights in March 2023 (provisionally) was up 48.6% year on year to 49.7 million, which were down just 2.8% even compared to March 2019.
Japan is the most-searched destination in APAC for this summer on Google Flight

Japan is the most-searched destination in APAC for this summer on Google Flight

Google unveiled top 10 most-searched destinations departing from Japan and APAC for this summer. The most-searched destination departing from APAC was Japan.
ANA achieved the first full-year profit in the last three fiscal year, expecting to recover international flight demand to 80% by the end of FY2023

ANA achieved the first full-year profit in the last three fiscal year, expecting to recover international flight demand to 80% by the end of FY2023

ANA achieved achieved the first full-year profit in the last three fiscal year by posting net income of 89.4 billion JPY in FY2022 ended March 31 2023 (143.6 billion JPY in deficit in FY2021).