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Hokkaido Governor Harumi Takahashi visited Tokyo on Tuesday to make a number of requests related to recovery from the massive earthquake earlier this month,...
The threat of major aftershocks and the electricity crisis are driving tourists away from Hokkaido at an alarmingly high rate. Hotels that are used to having about 80 percent occupancy in this season are instead reporting waves of cancellations reducing room occupancy to about 20 percent.
The number of foreign tourists who visited the principal tourist sites of Shikoku island was over 460,000 people, a 24.1 percent jump over the previous fiscal year.
New figures released by the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) reveal that foreign tourist arrivals to Japan were up 15.6 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2018, and the numbers remain on pace to break the annual 30 million mark for the first time.
When the 10.5 million-square-foot Venetian Macao opened its doors in 2007, it upped the ante on the scale of casino developments and helped inspire Singapore, Korea and others to undertake major IR projects.
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