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Interest in overseas travel of Japanese people is much lower than the world’s average

Interest in overseas travel of Japanese people is much lower than the world’s average

American Express International’s survey ‘American Express Global Travel Trend Report’ finds the ratio of Japanese people who answered that they want to travel overseas more than before in 2024 was just 15%, which was much lower than the world average.
Japanese outbound travelers are expected to recover to 90% of the pre-pandemic level during this year’s Golden Week period

Japanese outbound travelers are expected to recover to 90% of the pre-pandemic level during this year’s Golden Week period

JTB has estimated that the total number of Japanese travelers during this year’s Golden Week period (April 25 to May 5) will be up 1.8% to 23.3 million, including 520,000 outbound travelers, 67.7% more than a year ago.
Delta Air Lines expands seat capacity in APAC in 2024, optimizing the joint venture with Korean Air

Delta Air Lines expands seat capacity in APAC in 2024, optimizing the joint venture with Korean Air

Jeff Moomaw, Vice President Asia Pacific at Delta Air Lines, revealed that the airline will increase seat capacity in APAC by 35% in 2024. The airline continues investing to improvement of customer experiences.
Japanese passport issues were up 2.8 times to 3.4 million in 2023, with half issued to 30 years old or younger

Japanese passport issues were up 2.8 times to 3.4 million in 2023, with half issued to 30 years old or younger

The number of general passport issues was up 2.8 times year on year to 3,401,533 in 2023. The total of valid passports as of the end of 2023 reached 21.5 million, about 240,000 fewer passports than a year ago.
Expedia CEO said the OTA giant is strengthening investment to Japan, developing a new marketing campaign

Expedia CEO said the OTA giant is strengthening investment to Japan, developing a new marketing campaign

Peter Kern, Vice Chairman and CEO Expedia Group visited Japan, celebrating the18th anniversary of staring its service in Japan. Expedia is developing a new campaign exclusively for Japan, renaming its global branding message ‘Made to Travel’ to ‘Itsumo no Soto.'
Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, increasing available seats to 900 seats a week on the route

Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, increasing available seats to 900 seats a week on the route

Emirates will introduce A380 on the Dubai-Kansai route on June 1 2024, expecting to carry transit passengers to Milan, Madrid, Paris or London beyond Dubai from Japan.
Europe Travel Commission vitalizes the Japan market for sooner recovery, appealing sustainable tourism through gastronomy or railway travel

Europe Travel Commission vitalizes the Japan market for sooner recovery, appealing sustainable tourism through gastronomy or railway travel

Europe Travel Commission (ETC) has been developing promotions in Japan to recover Japanese tourists to Europe as soon as possible amid several challenges, appealing sustainable tourism including gastronomy and railway.
JTB releases hospitality packages of Major League Baseball opening games in Seoul at lowest 498,000 JPY for one game

JTB releases hospitality packages of Major League Baseball opening games in Seoul at lowest 498,000 JPY for one game

JTB will start receiving applications for hospitality packages of Major League Baseball (MLB) opening games of Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres in Seoul. A 4 days and 3 nights package for two games is offered at 728,000 JPY a person.
 Japan Association of Travel Agents is focusing on revival of outbound travel and high value travel  through 2024 as challenging themes

Japan Association of Travel Agents is focusing on revival of outbound travel and high value travel through 2024 as challenging themes

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) is focusing on revival of outbound travel, regarding several anniversary events as good opportunities, and has an idea to support tourism in Hokuriku area that has catastrophically damaged by Noto Peninsula Earthquake.
JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB estimates the most-ever inbound travelers of 33.1 million to Japan in 2024, but outbound travelers are still expected to recover slowly

JTB has forecasted that the number of Japanese travelers in 2024 are expected to reach 287.5 million, and the number of inbound travelers will reach the most-ever 33.1 million, 31.3% more than a year ago or 3.8% more than 2019.
Total sales of 43 Japanese major travel companies in October 2023 decreased by 23% over 2019

Total sales of 43 Japanese major travel companies in October 2023 decreased by 23% over 2019

Sales of 43 major travel companies in October 2023 were down 22.9% to 347 billion JPY compared to the same month of 2019. As sales of both domestic and overseas package tours were largely down, a trend to shift from group travel to FIT seemed to be strong.
40% of Japanese people are willing to travel overseas within a year, but they are concerned about exchange rate and security

40% of Japanese people are willing to travel overseas within a year, but they are concerned about exchange rate and security

The ratio of respondents who plan to travel overseas within a year was 40%, higher than 28% in the previous survey a year ago, according to the Sony Bank survey. The top concern was ‘exchange rate’ at 72%.
JTB forecasts total number of Japanese travelers during this coming New Year holidays will almost recover with record-high average domestic travel expenses

JTB forecasts total number of Japanese travelers during this coming New Year holidays will almost recover with record-high average domestic travel expenses

JTB forecasted the total number of Japanese travelers would be up 5% year on year or down 5% over 2019 to 28.6 million during this coming New Year holiday period. Domestic travelers are estimated at 28 million, and Japanese outbound travelers at 580,000.
‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year 2024’ is launched to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between the two countries

‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year 2024’ is launched to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between the two countries

Japan and U.S. signed a memorandum of cooperation designating 2024 as the ‘U.S.-Japan Tourism Year’ to strengthen tourism and business exchanges between U.S. and Japan, hoping to return Japan to the number two spot in terms of number of visitors to U.S.
How should the Japan’s outbound market be boosted? 23 million Japanese people intend to travel abroad

How should the Japan’s outbound market be boosted? 23 million Japanese people intend to travel abroad

‘Symposium on Japanese outbound travel promotion’ at Tourism EXPO 2023 in Osaka focused on how the outbound travel market should be boosted, introducing market analyses by Spain, Malaysia and Thailand.
30% of Japanese people say that they want to travel abroad in the New Year holidays if they do not consider cost

30% of Japanese people say that they want to travel abroad in the New Year holidays if they do not consider cost

According to an Expedia survey, about 30% of Japanese respondents answered that if they were able to travel without considering the cost, they would "like to travel abroad” in the period.
Expedia Japan says the most bookings for Japan are seen in U.S., and as a whole Shinjyuku is particularly preferred as an area to stay

Expedia Japan says the most bookings for Japan are seen in U.S., and as a whole Shinjyuku is particularly preferred as an area to stay

According to Expedia Japan, the most bookings for Japan are seen in U.S. for Q3 of 2023, followed by Australia, Singapore, U.K. Shinjyuku was the top area to stay in eight out of 10 countries and regions.
JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023 says that the Japan’s outbound travel market in 2022 was affected by weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations

JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023 says that the Japan’s outbound travel market in 2022 was affected by weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations

JTB published ‘JTB Outbound Travel Report 2023,' saying the outbound travel market of Japan was far from full-scale recovery because of weaker Yen and rise in prices in destinations.
Hawaii Senator and Representative visiting Japan emphasized, “We always welcome Japanese travelers to Hawaii except wildfire-damaged West Maui.”

Hawaii Senator and Representative visiting Japan emphasized, “We always welcome Japanese travelers to Hawaii except wildfire-damaged West Maui.”

A Hawaii State Legislature delegate of a total of 13 members recently visited Japan to deepen economic partnership and friendship with Japan. They talked about the current condition in wildfire-damaged Maui.
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.