Japan registers 14% growth in Indian arrivals during Jan-July 2019

Welcoming 106,200 Indian visitors between January- July 2019, Japan has registered a 14.3 per cent year-on-year growth in terms of arrivals from India. The East Asian country also witnessed a 6.2 per cent month-on-month growth in 2019 when it witnessed 13,200 Indian tourist arrival in July. The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is eyeing to receive 2 lakh visitors from India in 2019.

Yusuke Yamamoto, Executive Director for India, JNTO said, “I am hopeful for reaching the 2-lakh-visitor-arrival-mark from India this year. As of July 2019, we have already seen 106,200 Indian visitors to Japan since January in comparison to 92,937 during the same period in 2018. India is a huge market and therefore we are focusing on Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad,”

JNTO conducted its annual ‘Visit Japan Roadshow 2019’ in Mumbai and Ahmedabad last month.