Japan needs to come up with a definite plan for reopening to foreign tourists
Published on : Saturday, April 30, 2022
At a meeting held on Wednesday April 27, few government advisors urged Japan to come up with a definite plan for reopening to foreign tourists. Japan has recently relaxed its border restrictions for business travelers, technical interns and students. In spite of that, Japanis stillout-of-bounds for international holidaymakers.
Members of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy have urged the Japanese government toease its daily entry limit further regarding foreign arrivals and other border restrictions if the current policies turn out to be less effective in reducing the spread of Covid-19.
Economic revitalization minister Daishiro Yamagiwa said that the timeline for relaxing restrictions needs to be thought of carefully, and the government needs to provide fixed criteria for further relaxing its travel ban. This will helpoverseas tourists plan their trip to Japan in a better way.