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Japan National Tourism Organization recognizes challenges in the inbound travel market are revivals of direct flights and visitors in local areas

Japan National Tourism Organization recognizes challenges in the inbound travel market are revivals of direct flights and visitors in local areas

Rieko Nakayama, Executive Vice President at Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), explained the current inbound travel market situation and JNTO's Inbound Marketing Strategy.
A new service to deliver baggage from a hotel in Japan to an airport in a foreign country is launched for inbound travelers

A new service to deliver baggage from a hotel in Japan to an airport in a foreign country is launched for inbound travelers

Combination of the Airporter’s baggage delivery system with an airline’s online check-in system allows a traveler to deliver baggage from a hotel and to pick it up at an arrival airport in a foreign country.
Japanese Agriculture Ministry launches ‘Farm Stay Promotion Plan’ with a goal of 7 million guest nights in 2025

Japanese Agriculture Ministry launches ‘Farm Stay Promotion Plan’ with a goal of 7 million guest nights in 2025

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) launched ‘Farm Stay Promotion Plan’ with a goal of 7 million guest nights by 2025.
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.
Japan National Tourism Organization draws up a 2023-2025 marketing strategy for inbound travel with three pillars

Japan National Tourism Organization draws up a 2023-2025 marketing strategy for inbound travel with three pillars

Japan National Tourism Organization drew up a three-years marketing strategy for inbound travel by 2025 to achieve the government’s goals, focusing on ‘strategy by market,’ ‘cross-market strategy’ and ‘MICR strategy.'
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.
The Japanese government approves a new inbound travel expansion plan focusing on MICE and medical tourism

The Japanese government approves a new inbound travel expansion plan focusing on MICE and medical tourism

The Japanese government approved a new action plan for inbound travel expansion, which more focuses on ‘business,’ ‘academy’ and ‘culture and arts sports and nature’
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.
Luxury gastronomy tours using business jet ‘HondaJet’ will be created for rich inbound travelers to Japan

Luxury gastronomy tours using business jet ‘HondaJet’ will be created for rich inbound travelers to Japan

Japanticket, an e-ticket provider for restaurants and local experiences to inbound travelers to Japan, is developing luxury gastronomy tours using business jet ‘HondaJet' for rich inbound travelers to Japan.
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.
Spending in Japan by international traveler in the first quarter of 2023 exceeded 1 trillion JPY, despite reduction of shopping cost

Spending in Japan by international traveler in the first quarter of 2023 exceeded 1 trillion JPY, despite reduction of shopping cost

Spending in Japan by international travelers for the first quarter of 2023 was estimated at 1.01 trillion JPY. Shopping cost largely reduced from 413.5 billion JPY to 241.7 billion JPY.
Chinese travelers entering Japan are no longer required negative certificate on April 5

Chinese travelers entering Japan are no longer required negative certificate on April 5

With a three-jabs vaccination certificate, Chinese travelers entering Japan are no longer required PCR-negative certificate 72 hours before departure, and it will be lifted completely when the legal infection status of COVID-19 is lowered to Level 5 in May.
Hong Kong-based experience booking platform Klook CEO reveals Japan was the top destinations in sales in 2022

Hong Kong-based experience booking platform Klook CEO reveals Japan was the top destinations in sales in 2022

Ethan Lin, Hong Kong-based local experience booking platform ‘Klook’ CEO and Co-founder, recently visited Japan to talk about the current market trend of inbound travel to Japan.
JTB partners a health-tech company to strengthen medical tourism for luxury inbound travelers to Japan

JTB partners a health-tech company to strengthen medical tourism for luxury inbound travelers to Japan

JTB signed a contract with Smart Health Net to develop medical tourism for luxury inbound travelers to provide high-grade comprehensive medical services for inbound travelers.
Japanese government has eased entry restrictions from mainland China and allowed airlines to fly to local airports since March 1

Japanese government has eased entry restrictions from mainland China and allowed airlines to fly to local airports since March 1

The Japanese government has eased temporary entry restrictions from mainland China and has allowed airlines to operate or increase flights from mainland China to local airports since March 1 2023.
Kansai Tourism Bureau partners with Mastercard to accelerate digital payment for tourists in Osaka Expo 2025

Kansai Tourism Bureau partners with Mastercard to accelerate digital payment for tourists in Osaka Expo 2025

Kansai Tourism Bureau signed MOU on strategic partnership with Mastercard to accelerate digital payment in 10 prefectures in the Kansai area toward the Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.
Japanese guests nights in December 2022 were up 8.3% even compared to 2019, and international guest nights recovered to a 35% decrease

Japanese guests nights in December 2022 were up 8.3% even compared to 2019, and international guest nights recovered to a 35% decrease

the total number of Japanese guest nights in December 2022 (provisionally) was up 5.8% year on year to 41 million, and international guest nights were up 1695.8% year on year to 5.9 million.
JNTO recognizes a key for recovery of the inbound travel market is demand-supply balance of air seats

JNTO recognizes a key for recovery of the inbound travel market is demand-supply balance of air seats

Rieko Nakayama, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Executive Vice President, said at a press briefing that the inbound travel market has been recovering well since the Japanese border practically opened on October 11.