Published on : Thursday, April 16, 2020
The number of foreign visitors to Japan in March fell around 93.0% percent from a year earlier to 193,700, down for the sixth consecutive month, the Japan National Tourism Organization said on Wednesday.
It is according to Japan National Tourism Organization, this huge drop was the largest ever as the Japanese government tightened restrictions on the entry of people from countries around the world following the spread of the new coronavirus or COVID-19.
By country or region, the United States topped the list with 23,000 visitors, down 87.0%, followed by Vietnam with 20,800, down 56.6% and South Korea with 16,700, down 97.1%.
The number of visitors to Japan fell sharply in all 20 major countries and regions.