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JTB Report 2020 for Japanese overseas travel trend in 2019 illustrates the departure rate of Generation Z was 46%

JTB Report 2020 for Japanese overseas travel trend in 2019 illustrates the departure rate of Generation Z was 46%

The JTB Report 2020, analyzing the outbound travel market of Japan in 2019, illustrates major reasons for the record-breaking result, and some of the trends are likely to continue even after COVID-19 ends.
HIS launches an overseas business travel support service, providing COVID-19-related solutions including PCR test or quarantine hotel

HIS launches an overseas business travel support service, providing COVID-19-related solutions including PCR test or quarantine hotel

In preparation for restart of overseas business travel, HIS has launched a support travel plan for travelers to Bangkok, offering a package of the COVID-19-related solutions including test opportunity, self-quarantine hotel and airport transfer.
OYO Japan is launched, combining OYO LIFE and OYO Hotels on a platform as ‘One OYO Japan’ brand

OYO Japan is launched, combining OYO LIFE and OYO Hotels on a platform as ‘One OYO Japan’ brand

OYO Japan is launched, integrated OYO LIFE and OYO Hotels into 'One OYO Japan' brand, to raise its awareness in the Japanese market.
JAL Group posts net loss of 93.7 billion JPY for the 1st quarter of FY2020, expecting around 40% less full-year passenger revenue

JAL Group posts net loss of 93.7 billion JPY for the 1st quarter of FY2020, expecting around 40% less full-year passenger revenue

JAL ended the 1st quarter of FY2020 ended Kune 30 2020 with net loss of 93.7 billion JPY due to unprecedented cancellations and reductions of flights amid the COVID-19 crisis, expecting passenger revenue will reduce by 55% to 65% for the full fiscal year.
Travel industry’s leaders of Japan talk about the future travel at JATA Online Forum, referring to DX and Workcation

Travel industry’s leaders of Japan talk about the future travel at JATA Online Forum, referring to DX and Workcation

Presidents of NTA, JTB and KNT-CT talked about the future travel at JATA Online Travel Mart 2020 Forum, expecting that overseas travel will be resumed as soon as possible. They discussed demand decentralization, digitalization, workcation and so forth.
ANA sinks to net loss of 109 billion JPY for the 1st quarter of FY2021, considerably reducing operating revenue by 76%

ANA sinks to net loss of 109 billion JPY for the 1st quarter of FY2021, considerably reducing operating revenue by 76%

ANA Holdings posted operating loss of 159 billion JPY and net loss of 109 billion JPY for the first quarter of FY2021 ending June 30 2020, unprecedentedly reducing both domestic and international passengers under the COVID-19 crisis.
JTB embarks a ‘Workcation’ business, developing new contents in partnership with local communities

JTB embarks a ‘Workcation’ business, developing new contents in partnership with local communities

JTB is exploiting Workcation demands in the New Normal age, developing innovative contents in partnership with local governments and communities, amid change of working and life styles in Japan.
HIS launches overseas tour ‘Social Travel’ with thorough precautions departing from Japan after October 2020

HIS launches overseas tour ‘Social Travel’ with thorough precautions departing from Japan after October 2020

HIS has started selling overseas package tour ‘Social Travel’ series with thorough precautions against COVID-19, which will be performed after October 2020 following lifting of the current restrictions in both Japan and destinations.
The Japan’s domestic travel recovery campaign excludes travels from/to Tokyo due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Tokyo

The Japan’s domestic travel recovery campaign excludes travels from/to Tokyo due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Tokyo

The Japanese government has decided to exclude travels from/to Tokyo for the government's leading domestic recovery campaign 'Go To Travel' because of an increase in COVID-19 cases in Tokyo.
JTB offers New Normal-based corporate incentive travel, benefiting an individual employee with a travel chance anytime

JTB offers New Normal-based corporate incentive travel, benefiting an individual employee with a travel chance anytime

JTB has launched New Normal-based corporate incentive travel to give a travel product gift to an individual employee, not conventional group travel, amid COVID-19 crisis. An employee can use the travel gift whenever he or she wants to go.
Japan saw 2.4 times more bankruptcies in the hospitality industry for the first half of 2020 than a year ago

Japan saw 2.4 times more bankruptcies in the hospitality industry for the first half of 2020 than a year ago

The number of bankruptcies in the hospitality industry of Japan were up 2.4 times to 72 cases year on year, out of which the COVID-19-related bankruptcies reached 32 cases, including Royal Oak Resort with a debt of 5 billion JPY.
The Japanese government’s domestic travel recovery campaign will begin on July 22 amid an increase in COVID-19 cases

The Japanese government’s domestic travel recovery campaign will begin on July 22 amid an increase in COVID-19 cases

The Japanese government has decided to begin 'Go To Travel' campaign on July 22 2020 to boost domestic travel demand, although COVID-19 cases have recently increased again nationwide, particularly in Tokyo.
Tokyo Disneyland reopens on July 1 based on new operation protocol

Tokyo Disneyland reopens on July 1 based on new operation protocol

Tokyo Disney Resort reopened Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea on July 1 2020, based on new operation protocol to avoid COVID-19 infection.
JAL resumes its domestic flights to 66% of the original plan in late July

JAL resumes its domestic flights to 66% of the original plan in late July

Expecting to pick up domestic travel demand in this summer, JAL will resume its domestic flights to 66% of the original plan between July 17 and 31 2020.
New JTB CEO aims to create ‘a new tourism interaction era’ with digital and real combined in the future

New JTB CEO aims to create ‘a new tourism interaction era’ with digital and real combined in the future

New JTB President and CEO Eijiro Yamakita talked about JTB business strategies under the COVID-19 crisis at an inauguration interview with Travel Voice, including acceleration of DX and solution business.
Tourism EXPO Japan will be organized in Okinawa in this autumn as scheduled, but downsized with a different theme

Tourism EXPO Japan will be organized in Okinawa in this autumn as scheduled, but downsized with a different theme

JATA explained Tourism EXPO Japan would be organized in Okinawa in this autumn as scheduled, but the event will be forced to be downsized and change its theme due to COVID-19.
HIS plans to close one-third of all street stores over Japan, putting priority on ensuring liquidity to survive the  COVID-19 crisis

HIS plans to close one-third of all street stores over Japan, putting priority on ensuring liquidity to survive the COVID-19 crisis

When HIS announced half-year financial results for FY2020, it revealed one-third of all street shops will be closed, and puts priority on ensuring liquidity to survive the COVID-19 crisis.
JTB launches dynamic pricing-based domestic travel tours on its website developing a discount coupon campaign

JTB launches dynamic pricing-based domestic travel tours on its website developing a discount coupon campaign

JTB has started selling ‘dynamic pricing’-based domestic travel tour ‘JTB Dynamic Package MySTYLE’ on its website, offering a special coupon as the online launch celebration.
Outline of the government's leading domestic travel recovery campaign to boost the domestic travel market in Japan is unveiled

Outline of the government's leading domestic travel recovery campaign to boost the domestic travel market in Japan is unveiled

When Japan Tourism Agency unveiled outline of the government’s initiative ‘Go To Travel’ campaign to boost domestic travel demand, Tourism Minister said, "It should be started as soon as possible."
What is happening in the travel industry of Japan? What should be done next with COVID-19? -Travel Voice LIVE report

What is happening in the travel industry of Japan? What should be done next with COVID-19? -Travel Voice LIVE report

Travel Voice LIVE invited Yuichi Yamada, Japan Travel Bureau Foundation senior researcher, to share his insights about the market trends under COVID-19 and what should be done next.