Monday, November 23, 2015

Australia sees drop in Japanese tourists by 50 per cent over ten years

Japanese cuisine, tofu and soy sauce, copyright peter hanami 2005
Picture: Japanese cuisine, tofu and soy sauce




"In 10 years rising costs, fewer direct flights and a weaker economy has seen the number of Japanese arrivals (to Australia) tumble from 718,600 to 323,700 a year"




Source: Down under: too dear and too far for Japanese
BY Rosie Lewis
The Australian Newspaper
Friday 8th August 2014, page 5