100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Chinese tourists step up for Abe as Japanese shoppers falter

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The increasing wealth of travelers underscores the opportunity for Japan to expand its tourism industry as China’s burgeoning middle class holidays abroad. The yen’s slump to a seven-year low against the dollar is also broadening the country’s appeal globally and bolstering the Abe administration’s effort to double visitors by the 2020 Olympics.