In June, a total of 19.6 million people stayed at hotels and inns in Japan, less than half of the number in June before the spread of the new coronavirus, which has a serious impact on the tourism industry. it is continuing.
According to the Japan Tourism Agency, the total number of people who stayed at hotels and inns in Japan in June was 19.6 million.
It was 24.2% higher than the same month last year, but less than half of the total of 45.8 million people compared to June before the spread of the infection.
Among them, foreign tourists have fallen 97.3% below June, and the decline continues to a record level.
In addition, the occupancy rate of guest rooms at accommodation facilities nationwide was 28.7%, which was slightly higher than the same month last year, but lower than that of adults.
This month, the fourth state of emergency was declared in Tokyo, and from the 2nd of next month, four prefectures, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, and Osaka, have been added, and the recovery of accommodation demand is still uncertain.
The government will continue to provide financial assistance to prefectures that provide support to lodging companies working on infection control.