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Chinese tourists cancel travel plans to Japan

09-19-2012 10:49 BJT

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No doubt about it, the numbers of Chinese willing or wanting to travel to Japan are dwindling. This, for a country that was previously a popular destination for Chinese holidaymakers.

But ahead of this October’s Golden Week national holiday, many Chinese travel agencies have stopped offering tours to Japan altogether. According to the Japan Tourism Agency, Chinese visitors spent the most out of all foreign tourists visiting the country in 2011.

The amount is around 196 billion yen, or 2.5 billion U.S. dollars, about a quarter of all foreign tourists spending in Japan last year.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CCTV.com

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