New Record: Japan Surpasses 3 Million Inbound Tourists In a Month

Unseen Japan
3 min readApr 21, 2024

Some 3 million people flocked into Japan in March 2024 alone. What explains the country’s record tourism numbers?

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By Himari Semans

The spread of a flesh-eating bacteria did not stop more tourists from entering Japan and spending more money than ever. A new government report says that the first quarter of 2024 shattered records…