Tag: "DomesticTravel"

43 major travel companies in Japan finally earned more sales in March 2023 than pre-pandemic

43 major travel companies in Japan finally earned more sales in March 2023 than pre-pandemic

Sales of 43 major travel companies increased by 17.8% to 531 billion JPY in total in March 2023, compared to March 2019.
Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

Only 14% of Japanese people say that they are traveling overseas for fun within the next year

The latest JTB Tourism Research & Consulting’s survey finds that only 14.1% of all 20 years old or older respondents have plans to travel overseas for fun within the next year.
Which prefectures in Japan collected good word of mouth for accommodation? Gunma and Kumamoto were among top 10 for four years in a row

Which prefectures in Japan collected good word of mouth for accommodation? Gunma and Kumamoto were among top 10 for four years in a row

According to TrustYou, a word-of mouth analyzer, top 10 prefectures in Japan collecting good word of mouth for accommodations changed after 2020.
Guest nights in March 2023 in Japan continued recovering to just a 3% reduction compared to 2019

Guest nights in March 2023 in Japan continued recovering to just a 3% reduction compared to 2019

The total number of guest nights in March 2023 (provisionally) was up 48.6% year on year to 49.7 million, which were down just 2.8% even compared to March 2019.
A leading Japanese home electrical appliance retailer launches a travel company specializing in outdoor activities

A leading Japanese home electrical appliance retailer launches a travel company specializing in outdoor activities

Ishi Sports, one of Yodobashi Camera group, a leading Japanese home electrical appliance retailer, launched a new travel company specializing in outdoor activities.
A Japanese railway company launches a share office booking service nationwide on its own app

A Japanese railway company launches a share office booking service nationwide on its own app

JR West, a Japanese railway company in western Japan, has begun offering a share space booking and payment platform service ‘+ PLACE.' About 400 bookable places are available for the service in the beginning.
JTB forecasts 24.5 million domestic travelers in Japan and 200,000 outbound travelers from Japan during this year’s Golden Week holidays

JTB forecasts 24.5 million domestic travelers in Japan and 200,000 outbound travelers from Japan during this year’s Golden Week holidays

JTB has forecasted 24.7 million travelers in total during this year’s Golden Week holiday period from April 25 to May 5, 24.5 million domestic travelers (2% more than 2019) and 200,000 outbound travelers from Japan (78.5% fewer than 2019).
Nissan ties up with local DMO in Aomori to create ‘easy camping car’ tours, expecting to solve the secondary transportation issue

Nissan ties up with local DMO in Aomori to create ‘easy camping car’ tours, expecting to solve the secondary transportation issue

Nissan, one of the leading automobile companies in Japan, tied up with ‘Clan PEONY Tsugaru,’ a local DMO in Aomori Prefecture, to test use of ‘NIssan Caravan’ as an easy camping car for city tours.
Queen Elizabeth will restart Japan cruises in April 2023, stopping by Ishigaki, Hakata, Miyako, Aburatsu and Otaru for the first time

Queen Elizabeth will restart Japan cruises in April 2023, stopping by Ishigaki, Hakata, Miyako, Aburatsu and Otaru for the first time

Cunard will resume Japan-based cruises of Queen Elizabeth in April 2023, stopping by Ishigaki, Hakata, Miyako, Aburatsu and Otaru for the first time.
Japan Travel and Tourism Association opens a comprehensive tourism database covering 1,741 local regions nationwide

Japan Travel and Tourism Association opens a comprehensive tourism database covering 1,741 local regions nationwide

Japan Travel and Tourism Association opened a new tourism information website ‘JAPAN 47 GO’ containing about 110,000 local tourism attractions and experiences in 1,741 local regions nationwide.
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.