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Japan Opens Its Doors to Tourists After Lifting Covid Restrictions

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Japan Opens Its Doors to Tourists After Lifting Covid Restrictions

Japan Opens Its Doors to Tourists After Lifting Covid Restrictions

Japan Opens Its Doors to Tourists, After Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions.

After over two years of strict pandemic restrictions, Japan has finally allowed visa-free entry for tourists from 68 countries and territories.

After over two years of strict pandemic restrictions, Japan has finally allowed visa-free entry for tourists from 68 countries and territories.

Japan has also lifted its cap of 50,000 tourists allowed in the country who had to be part of a tourist group.

Japan has also lifted its cap of 50,000 tourists allowed in the country who had to be part of a tourist group.

Travelers must still present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test three days before departure.

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Japan is hoping the move will reinvigorate its economy after the yen hit a 24-year low.

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According to β€˜The Guardian,’ Prime minister Fumio Kishida is aiming to generate $34.5bn in tourist spending.

According to β€˜The Guardian,’ Prime minister Fumio Kishida is aiming to generate $34.5bn in tourist spending.

But he may face challenges as the hospitality industry is facing a shortage of workers.

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But he may face challenges as the hospitality industry is facing a shortage of workers.

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In 2019, the country saw a record 31.8 million tourists enter the country.

That number dwindled down to just over half a million in 2022.


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