Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 24th that a small-group trial visit to Japan will start on the 24th to resume accepting foreign tourists. He expressed his desire to reflect the information obtained in the above in the guidelines.

The Japan Tourism Agency's trial tour of foreign tourists to Japan is scheduled for the first participants from the United States to arrive at Narita Airport on the evening of the 24th, and the acceptance of foreign tourists will resume for the first time in about two years. The move towards it will begin.



Regarding this, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 24th, "This is a demonstration project to collect materials necessary for the resumption of tourism in the future, and today may be a milestone day." Said.



After that, he said, "I would like to work hard to create guidelines so that both the local people who accept this tour and the travelers can feel secure and convinced." I showed the idea that I would like to reflect it in.



The pilot tour will accept about 50 people from four countries, the United States, Australia, Thailand, and Singapore, who have been vaccinated three times, and will visit 12 prefectures such as Iwate and Fukuoka prefectures this month. We are planning to go around the area, and then we will consider when to resume full-scale acceptance of foreign tourists.

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