Stat: Japan Sets Monthly Visitor Record for June

According to statistics from the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), the number of U.S. travelers to Japan in June was 87,900, which is the highest monthly number ever recorded. The U.S. market has been sending a steady number of visitors to Japan in the past decade, including the most prompt recovery in visitors to Japan after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. In addition, April’s number was the highest ever recorded for visitors from the US market, while this May reached the highest number of visitors recorded than any previous month of May. On top of that, the total number of U.S. visitor in the first half of 2014 has reached at 446,000, which is the highest among previous 6-month periods.

Source: Japan National Tourism Organization