Travel News

 A Large Number of Japanese Investors Withdraw from the Homestay Industry

According to Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the number of foreign tourists visiting Japan in March of this year dropped by 93% compared with the same period last year, becoming the lowest level in the past 31 years (since 1989).

A Large Number of Japanese Investors Withdraw from the Homestay Industry

 The Visa Policy for European Countries Will Change

Applying for a European visa is about to usher in new changes. The visa policies for applying for European countries will be implemented uniformly. What are the impacts and how to plan visa matters in advance?

The Visa Policy for European Countries Will Change

 Detailed Entry Policies of 30 Countries and Regions I

As the COVID-19 epidemic spreads globally, various countries and regions have successively issued tourism-related policies. Many countries and regions are still cautiously watching and planning to gradually open up tourism.

Detailed Entry Policies of 30 Countries and Regions I

 Sri Lanka Reopens to International Visitors from August 1, 2020

Having achieved remarkable results in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, Sri Lanka is ready to start from August 1, 2020, and welcome travelers from all countries to return to this paradise island in the Indian Ocean.

Sri Lanka Reopens to International Visitors from August 1, 2020

 Global Tourism Revenue Decreased About 320 Billion Dollars by COVID-19 Impact

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19), global tourism revenue decreased about 320 billion U.S. dollars in the first five months of this year. This is more than three times of the global economic crisis of 2009.

Global Tourism Revenue Decreased About 320 Billion Dollars by COVID-19 Impact

 Japan Intends to Include Homestays and Item Rentals into GDP

According to a report by Nikkei Asian Review, the Cabinet Office of Japan plans to include private room rentals (ie homestays) and item rentals in the "sharing economy" into the gross domestic product (GDP) starting in the fiscal year 2020.

Japan Intends to Include Homestays and Item Rentals into GDP