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Japan's tourism in tough situation amid nuclear crisis

04-22-2011 08:58 BJT Special Report:9.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Japan |

A rickshaw puller seeks passengers outside Senso-ji Temple in Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 2011.
The plunge in the number of foreign tourists to Japan following a string of natural
calamities and a nuclear crisis has put the key industry in a tough situation, particularly
with crucial Asian markets, its tourism agency head said on Wednesday. The number of
foreign visitors fell by half in March compared with that of last year.
(Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

 

Tourists walk in Senso-ji Temple in Tokyo, Japan, April 20, 2011. The plunge in the number
of foreign tourists to Japan following a string of natural calamities and a nuclear crisis
has put the key industry in a tough situation, particularly with crucial Asian markets, its
tourism agency head said on Wednesday. The number of foreign visitors fell by half in March
compared with that of last year. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

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