• Tokyo gets 130 hotels in a year and 31.2 million tourists ahead of 2020 Olympic Games

    6 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Tokyo is getting busy with unprecedented hotel construction boom. The Urban Research Institute Corporation says there are about 130 hotels opened in the Japanese capital in 2018 alone. Another 190 are planning to open their doors by the time the city hosts the Games.
    The Japan National Tourism Organization says a record 31.2 million people visited Japan last year. That's up 8.7 percent on the previous year. That rapid increase in inbound tourists is driving Tokyo's hotel construction boom.
    Of the hotels scheduled to open by 2020, 45 will be in Taito Ward, home to many sightseeing spots...
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