Tokaido Shinkansen “4 consecutive holidays” recovered to 52% of the same period last year September 24, 18:00
JR Tokai President Shin Kaneko revealed that the five days until the 22nd, including the four consecutive holidays, have recovered to 52% of the same period last year, and will be "Go To Travel" in the future. I was excited about the effect of adding travel to and from Tokyo to the target.
According to JR Tokai, the number of Tokaido Shinkansen users was only 38% of the same period last year from the 1st to the 23rd of this month.
However, if you limit it to the five days from the 18th to the 22nd, including the four consecutive holidays, it has risen to 52%, which means that it has recovered somewhat.
President Kaneko said at a press conference on the 24th, "It seems that many people went on trips during the four consecutive holidays, but the cumulative total for the year is still sluggish at 23% compared to the previous year."
On top of that, he said, "I heard that travel agencies are responding to the fact that trips to and from Tokyo will be eligible for discounts from the 1st of next month as a measure to stimulate tourism demand," Go To Travel. " I hope that one measure will speed up the recovery even further. "
Regarding the fact that the earnings forecast for this year is still "undecided", he said, "90% of the revenue is from the Shinkansen, and the usage situation is quite sensitive to the spread of infection. I would like to show it after checking the movement."