Japan Government allows entry of individual travellers from today
The Government of Japan announced a policy which allows entry to individual traveller for tourism purpose beginning on 11th October. Earlier the government had allowed the entry of group travellers to Japan from September 7.
JNTO looks forward to welcoming group tour and individual travellers back to Japan with the long-awaited lifting of entry restrictions. These measures are long-awaited news for tourists around the world who have been looking forward to visiting Japan.
Commenting on the development, Satoshi Seino, President, JNTO, said, “The Japanese government has at last announced the resumption of individual travel for tourism purposes and visa waivers. I am incredibly pleased to finally welcome back individual travellers after coping with the pandemic during a wait of two-and-a-half years.” He also added, “ In response to the announcement, JNTO will be doing everything we can to provide you with the latest information on coming to Japan so that many tourists can visit and journey throughout our country. So you can do more than take in Japan’s captivating culture, history, nature, and cuisine, we are also working hard on projects for sustainable tourism, adventure travel, and luxury travel. Japan is a highly attractive country not only for tourism, but also for international conferences and incentive travel. With the relaxed travel measures, Japan is fully prepared to host these events. Along with reveling in the many ways to take in the allures across Japan, now is a time when international visitors can take advantage of shopping opportunities. Japan has been busy over the past two-and-a-half years with preparations to welcome back everyone. Come see the new Japan. We eagerly await your arrival.”