Year-end and New Year Entry from Korea halved.

It is clear that the number of tourists visiting Japan from Korea using Narita Airport during the year-end and New Year holidays has been halved compared to the same period of the previous year, which has been affected by the deterioration of Japan-Korea relations.

According to the Tokyo Immigration and Immigration Bureau Narita Airport Branch, more than 1.03 million people used Narita Airport international flights during the 10 days from last month 27 to this month 5, more than 8% compared to the same time in the previous year. increased.

Looking at the number of foreign tourists who came to Japan mainly for tourism by country, China, whose interest in tourism is increasing, increased by 26% to 31,320, while South Korea decreased sharply. About 9,980 people and about half of the previous year.

"Deployment of Japan-Korea relations has reduced the number of flights on Korean routes and the number of people who can carry them has decreased," said Yoshiaki Sawada, general manager of the Tokyo Immigration Bureau's Narita Airport Branch.

According to the Japan Tourism Board, the boycott of Japanese products in South Korea is converging, and there are signs that the situation is improving, with the resumption of the website introducing Japanese tourist destinations at the end of the year. I want to promote exchanges for tourism purposes.