More than 40% of accommodation operators in Japan suffered a 70% or more decrease in bookings in 2021 over 2019

The latest Japan Tourism Agency (JTA)’s survey on accommodation booking between January and May 2021 finds that the ratio of accommodation operators suffering a 70% or more decrease in bookings over 2019 was 42.3% in January, 43% in February, 31% in March, when infection cases tentatively reduced, 42.3% in April and 47.2% in May.


The situation was worse among travel business operators, as the ratio was 81.4% in January, 84% in February, 76% in March, 81.5% in April and 84.2% in May. 


JTA conducted the survey to 5,467 accommodations and 3,177 travel business operators to grasp how suspension of ‘Go To Travel’ demand boosting campaign has affected them. 

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