Due to the influence of the border measures of Omicron stock, the number of foreign tourists who visited Japan in January is more than 17,000, which is still at a record low level.

According to the announcement by the Japan Tourism Board, the number of foreign tourists visiting Japan in January is estimated to be 17,800, a decrease of 99.3% from the same month three years before the spread of the new coronavirus. I did.

The government is taking measures to suspend new foreigners from entering the country by the end of February as a measure against the border of Omicron stocks, so the level is still at a record low.

By country or region,

there are 2100 in India,

1800 in the United States,

1500 in China,

and 1300 in South Korea.

The government plans to gradually ease border measures from March, allowing new foreigners to enter the country for purposes other than tourism if certain conditions are met, and the maximum number of foreigners entering the country per day is now 3,500 to 5,000. We are making adjustments in the direction of raising it to.

However, for the time being, it seems uncertain how much foreign tourists will increase.