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Japan kicks off domestic tourism campaign as critics point to virus surge

WorldNews Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Japan kicks off domestic tourism campaign as critics point to virus surgeTOKYO — Japan launched a national travel campaign on Wednesday that aims to revive a battered tourism industry, but the effort has drawn heavy criticism as major cities have racked up a jump in new coronavirus cases. “Go To Travel,” dubbed instead “Go To Trouble” by some domestic media, offers subsidies of up to 50% for trips to and from prefectures except for Tokyo, which was dropped from the program last week after infections surged to new highs. But many of...
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Japan kicks off domestic tourism campaign as critics point to virus surge

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TOKYO — Japan launched a national travel campaign on Wednesday that aims to revive a battered tourism industry, but the effort has drawn heavy criticism as...
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