JNTO is going to restart promotional activities by market step by step to revive the inbound travel market of Japan
JNTO Executive Vice President Masashi Kaneko explained at a news conference that JNTO is calmly looking for a chance to restart promotional campaigns by market step by step.
International visitors to Japan were down 99.9% again to 1,700 in May 2020, marking zero in 22 markets
International visitors to Japan were down 99.9% year on year to 1,700 in May 2020. Visitors from all of the 22 JNTO ’s targeting markets were almost zero, according to JNTO.
The Japanese government permitted cross-prefecture travel nationwide and has started ‘Travel Bubble’ discussions with four countries
Japanese prime minister Abe officially announced to allow people to travel crossing prefectures on June 19 and also to start discussion with four designated Vietnam, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand for exceptional travels in advance.
The total number of guest nights was down 76.9 year on year to 10.8 million in April 2020 in Japan, deadly damaged by COVID-19. International guest nights were down 97.4%.
Linktivity of Japan connects railway companies or tourist facilities to sales agents for e-ticketing service to international visitors
Linktivity is a new service in Japan to connect suppliers, such as railways or tourist facilities, to international travelers with QR code e-ticket service sold through travel agents.
JNTO statistics shows that International visitors from U.S., U.K. and Australia to Japan were almost zero in April 2020 obviously due to COVID-19.
The inbound travel market of Japan lost almost 100% of international visitors in April 2020 obviously because of travel restrictions under the COVID-19 pandemic.
Visitors from Southeast Asia to Japan considerably declined in March 2020 due to COVID-19. 90% or higher decreases were seen in Thailand and Singapore.
Visitors from U.S., U.K. and Australia to Japan unprecedentedly reclined by 80% or more in March 2020
Spread of COVID-19 forced Japan to reduce visitors from U.S., U.K. and Australia in April 2020, and the reduction rates have never seen before.
Travel Voice summarizes the COVID-19-related travel restrictions between Japan and Southeast Asia and India as of May 6 2020. Japan has refused entries from all of the countries.
COVID-19-related travel restrictions between Japan and U.S., Europe and Australia (As of May 7 2020)
Travel Voice summarizes travel restriction information related to the COVID-19 between Japan and U.S., Europe and Australia as of May 7 2020. Japan refuses entries of foreigners from all of the countries.
The COVID-19-related travel restrictions between Japan and South Korea, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong (As of April 30 2020)
The COVID-19-related travel restrictions between Japan and East Asia are still effective (as of April 30 2020). Japan continues refusing entries of foreigners from China, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.