"Japanese outbound travel numbers are expected to hit between 18.8 million and 19 million in 2012, more than +10% up on last year's outbound total of 16.99 million. That's according to JTB Foundation, which held its annual symposium, Outbound Tourism 2012, on 24 July.Outbound travel has increased month-on-month since July 2011, as Japanese consumers have recovered confidence following the disasters of 11 March, 2011."
Source: Japanese outbound travel set for double-digit surge in 2012
The Moodie Report
By Adrian (Edo) Mangiboyat