• Tourism boom in Japan is both a cause of relief and concern

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Tourism boom in Japan is a source of great joy to hoteliers, restaurateurs and the renters of kimonos - a day tour for someone would come for as little as 3,000 yen .
    But the country as a whole is in two minds about the huge surge of visitors, that has taken even government planners by surprise. While the income is keeping them happy, the overcrowding in tourist hot spots, especially in the ancient capital of Kyoto, is not.
    According to Japan Natural Tourism Organization, the total number of inbound tourists more than tripled over 4 years from 8.4 million in 2013 to 28.7 million in 2017...
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