"In terms of numbers, 2.6 million (Japanese) have reservations to travel overseas between July 15 and Aug. 31. ....Europe, which will see a 15 percent boost in Japanese visitors as opposed to 2012. ... Southeast Asia .....maintaining its popularity as a vacation spot. The average amount of money being spent per person on foreign travel this summer is ¥243,000, which is ¥11,800 more than was spent in 2012."
Summer travel biz shows signs of recovery
July 12th, 2013 by Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku
Yen for Living