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Japan is open to travel.  So why aren't tourists coming back?

Japan is open to travel. So why aren’t tourists coming back?

That is especially striking in Japan, which reopened to much fanfare in June 2022, just in time for peak travel season. Between June 10 and July 10, the country welcomed about 1,500 leisure tourists, according to data from Japan’s Immigration Services Agency. That’s down 95% from the same period in 2019, before the pandemic. So …

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Japan is open to travel.  So why aren't tourists coming back?

Japan is open to travel. So why aren’t tourists coming back?

That is especially striking in Japan, which reopened to much fanfare in June 2022, just in time for peak travel season. Between June 10 and July 10, the country welcomed about 1,500 leisure tourists, according to data from Japan’s Immigration Services Agency. That’s down 95% from the same period in 2019, before the pandemic. So …

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