Competitiveness as a tourist destination 4th place in Japan “World Economic Forum” compared 15:01 on September 5
The results of a survey by a Swiss research institution comparing 140 countries and regions were announced as to how attractive it is as a tourist destination, and Japan was ranked 4th for its efficiency in transportation infrastructure and high quality of customer service. became.
This survey is based on 90 indicators, such as whether the World Economic Forum, known as the host organization of the Davos Conference in Switzerland, covers 140 countries and regions, whether it is safe and convenient. A comparison and ranking of tourism competitiveness.
Japan was fourth in the same survey as last two years, following Spain, first place, France, third place, Germany, third place.
Looking at Japan by item, it was ranked first in the world for the efficiency of transportation infrastructure, second in customer service, so-called “hospitality”, as well as being rich in world heritage and many sports stadiums. It is.
On the other hand, he pointed out that there are many endangered species in Japan, and suggested that “Japan can utilize natural resources for tourism by expanding protected areas for living things”.