Japan Tourism Agency reported that domestic travel consumption by Japanese in the first quarter of FY2016 (April to June 2016) was up 8.7% year on year to 5,461 billion JPY, which consisted of 1,411 billion JPY for day trips (+7.9%) and 4,050 billion JPY for overnight trips (+9.0%). The growth resulted from better holiday sequences in the Golden Week from late April to early May 2016, according to the agency.
Japanese travelers in Japan increased by 8.0% year on year to 167 million, which comprised 80.3 million overnight travelers (+7.6%) and 86.8 million day travelers (+8.4%).
Travel expenses per capita were up 0.6% to 32,686 JPY as a whole, up 1.3% to 50,452 JPY for overnight travel and down 0.5% to 16,253 JPY for daytrip.
The table below shows quarterly changes of travel consumption: