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Travel spending in Japan by Japanese travelers recovered to the 2019 level in Q4 of 2022

Travel spending in Japan by Japanese travelers recovered to the 2019 level in Q4 of 2022

The total amount of Japanese travel consumption was just down 0.6% year on year to 5.1 trillion JPY in the 4th quarter of 2022(October to December 2022), compared to the same period of 2019.
Japanese guests nights in December 2022 were up 8.3% even compared to 2019, and international guest nights recovered to a 35% decrease

Japanese guests nights in December 2022 were up 8.3% even compared to 2019, and international guest nights recovered to a 35% decrease

the total number of Japanese guest nights in December 2022 (provisionally) was up 5.8% year on year to 41 million, and international guest nights were up 1695.8% year on year to 5.9 million.
Hong Kong-based local experience booking Klook sells a package pass of Tokyo subway and several activities

Hong Kong-based local experience booking Klook sells a package pass of Tokyo subway and several activities

Hong Kong-based local experience booking platform ‘Klook' have begun selling ‘Klook Pass Tokyo & Tokyo Subway Ticket’ combining activities in Tokyo and one-day pass for 13 subway lines in Tokyo.
More than 60% of Japanese Generation Z do not want to drive in Okinawa, and 80% want to use public transportation

More than 60% of Japanese Generation Z do not want to drive in Okinawa, and 80% want to use public transportation

62.9% of Generation Z living in Tokyo or Osaka areas answered that they do not want to drive in Okinawa. 83.3% of those want to use public transportation in Okinawa, according to Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB)’ survey.
Bullet train Shinkansen can be chartered as an event venue with a variety of surprising options-JTB

Bullet train Shinkansen can be chartered as an event venue with a variety of surprising options-JTB

JTB, the Japanese leading travel company, has started selling ‘Chartered Shinkansen Package’ for a group, expecting that Shinkansen can be an unique venue for an original event.
Kyoto City saw the post-pandemic highest hotel occupancy rate in October 2022 and 4 times more inbound travelers than September 2022

Kyoto City saw the post-pandemic highest hotel occupancy rate in October 2022 and 4 times more inbound travelers than September 2022

The occupancy rate of 116 hotels in Kyoto City in October 2022 was up 9.3 points over September 2022 or up 24.9 points over October 2021 to 63.7%. Japanese guest nights in October 2022 totaled 533,611, which was 12.4% more nights than September 2022.
Japanese guest nights were up 5.8% in October 2022 even compared to pre-pandemic, boosted by the travel discount program

Japanese guest nights were up 5.8% in October 2022 even compared to pre-pandemic, boosted by the travel discount program

The total number of Japanese guest nights in October 2022 (provisionally) was up 32.5% year on year to 42.1 million, which were up 5.8% even compared to October 2019. The occupancy rate was 52.6% overall, higher than 49.5% in September 2022.
Nationwide travel discount program is extended to the next year despite smaller discount rate

Nationwide travel discount program is extended to the next year despite smaller discount rate

Japan Tourism Agency announced that the nationwide travel discount program will be extended to December 27 2022 (checkout on December 28) from originally December 21 2022 and to even the next year despite smaller discount rate.
Domestic travel sales of 43 travel companies in Japan in September 2022 recovered to 80% of the 2019 level

Domestic travel sales of 43 travel companies in Japan in September 2022 recovered to 80% of the 2019 level

Sales of 43 major travel companies increased by 114.3% year on year to 227 billion JPY in total in September 2022. Sales in domestic travel were up 94.2% year on year to 186.5 billion JPY, which were down 21% compared to September 2019.
The leisure market of Japan shrank by 23% in 2021 compared to 2019, according to Leisure White Paper 2022

The leisure market of Japan shrank by 23% in 2021 compared to 2019, according to Leisure White Paper 2022

‘Leisure White Paper 2022’ in Japan says that domestic leisure travel dropped from top in 2019 to 4th in 2020 and to 6th in 2021 among major leisure activities, and travelers reduced from 33.9 million in 2020 to 32.2 million in 2021.
Railway company JR West and travel company NTA jointly create a helicopter tour toward the future ‘flying car’ service

Railway company JR West and travel company NTA jointly create a helicopter tour toward the future ‘flying car’ service

JR West Innovations and Nippon Travel Agency (NTA) are working together to create a helicopter tour product in order to improve social acceptance of the future ‘flying car’ service.
Japanese guest nights in September 2022 restored to a 5.4% decrease from pre-pandemic level

Japanese guest nights in September 2022 restored to a 5.4% decrease from pre-pandemic level

The total number of Japanese guest nights in September 2022 (provisionally) was up 70.5% year on year to 38.3 million, which were 5.4% fewer guests nights than the same month in 2019. The occupancy rate was 46.9% overall.
Nationwide travel discount program, a Japanese government’s initiative, was sold out in some regions on the opening day

Nationwide travel discount program, a Japanese government’s initiative, was sold out in some regions on the opening day

A nationwide travel discount program began on October 11 2022 to boost domestic travel demand, but Several OTAs stopped selling the qualified products on the opening day because of no more availabilities.
Japanese guest nights in August 2022 were up 50% year on year despite the COVID-19 7th wave

Japanese guest nights in August 2022 were up 50% year on year despite the COVID-19 7th wave

The total number of Japanese guest nights in August 2022 (provisionally) was up 49.8% year on year to 46 million, which were 14.5% fewer guests nights than the same month in 2019, and the occupancy rate was 50.1% overall, higher than 47.8% in July 2022.
JTB to establish a sustainable EV-charging infrastructure, proposing neighborhood tourism contents during charging

JTB to establish a sustainable EV-charging infrastructure, proposing neighborhood tourism contents during charging

JTB Communication Design and Terra Motors agreed to a business partnership to establish a sustainable EV-charging and tourism infrastructure and a tourism platform to provide tourist information and services in the neighborhood.
A nationwide travel discount program will be kicked off on October 11, supporting up to 11,000 JPY a traveler a night

A nationwide travel discount program will be kicked off on October 11, supporting up to 11,000 JPY a traveler a night

The Japanese government will kick off a nationwide travel discount program and an event discount program on October 11 2022. The program will discount by 40% a traveler a night.
Japanese guest nights in July 2022 were recovered to a 7% reduction even amid the 7th COVID-19 wave

Japanese guest nights in July 2022 were recovered to a 7% reduction even amid the 7th COVID-19 wave

the total number of Japanese guest nights in July 2022 (provisionally) was up 29.4% year on year to 38 million, and the occupancy rate was 46.7% overall, 16.6 lower points than 2019.
Why does Agoda invest a large scale of budget into the Japan market?A leader in Japan talks about its strategies

Why does Agoda invest a large scale of budget into the Japan market?A leader in Japan talks about its strategies

Singapore-based OTA Agoda has been raising its presence in the Japan market. A leader of the OTA in Japan talked about its unique strategies both for domestic travel and for inbound travel.
ANA will resume domestic flights in latter half of FY2022 to the pre-COVID-19 level

ANA will resume domestic flights in latter half of FY2022 to the pre-COVID-19 level

ANA Group will resume the number of domestic flights, combined Peach Aviation flights, in the latter half of FY2022 to the pre-COVID-19 level. Peach will resume daily Haneda-Seoul (Incheon) services on October 30 2022.
Japanese young travelers are still willing to travel on their own judgements even amid the 7th COVID-19 wave

Japanese young travelers are still willing to travel on their own judgements even amid the 7th COVID-19 wave

The latest JTB Tourism Research & Consulting survey shows that the ratio of ‘planning to domestic travel within the next year’ was slightly up 1.9 points from the previous survey in March 2022 to 41.1%. Regarding criteria to travel, 33.9% said that they want to travel on their own judgements.