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Japan Announces Plan to Double Tourism By 2020

CXI April 14th, 2016
Japan Announces Plan to Double Tourism By 2020


The Japan National Tourism Organization announced in January “that a record 19.73 million foreign tourists visited the country in 2015, up 47.3 percent from the previous year,” according to The Japan Times.

And now Japan unveiled its plan to increase that number up to 40 million tourists a year by 2020 and 60 million by 2030.

Their plan to increase travelers include hosting the Olympics in 2020, opening state guest houses in Kyoto and Akasaka to the public, remodeling national parks and enhancing the landscape of major tourism spots.



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