17 January 2019 Tokyo – Japan Tourism has break its record on visitors to japan from other countries in the last year which was more than 30 million tourist visited japan for recreation and business purposes.
As Nepal has officially announced visit Nepal year 2020, will it make something remarkable like this news?
According to the international travel news sources, The Japan National Tourism Organization announced that more than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record and an 8.7% increase over 2017 (the previous record year).
“Tourism to Japan from the United States – about 5% of the total – soared 11%,” says Naohito Ise, Executive Director of the Japan National Tourism Organization in New York, “with more and more Americans seeking beyond the classic tourism destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto to discover lesser-known parts of the country.”
In 2018, America’s two most influential travel magazines gave travel to Japan a major thumbs-up, with Travel+Leisure pronouncing Japan the “Destination of the Year” for 2018 and the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards citing Tokyo and Kyoto as the top two big cities in the world.
“American tourism to Japan is expected to continue to rise in 2019 as the country builds up to host major international sporting events,” continued Ise, “with a host of prestigious American media including Japan in their much-valued annual lists of the most recommended places to visit in the coming year.” The list of media is unusually impressive, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, AFAR, Architectural Digest, Departures, Fodor’s, and Frommer’s.
How has japan did so well on their tourism sector even their cities are more expensive, living cost is so high and it is not that easy to understand their language too? Should other countries have to learn from Japan to promote their destination for tourist? Write your comments and ideas below.