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Foreigners in Fukuoka on the Rise

A record high number of foreigners visited Kyushu in August this year. The figure for Aug. 2012 was 113,627 a 58.4% increase from Aug. 2011. The increased figures reflects a recovery for the inbound tourism industry in Japan which was adversely affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake of March, 2011. Also reported was an increased number of tourists arriving in Tsushima (Nagasaki) from Busan (Korea). Source: http://wwwtb.mlit.go.jp/kyushu/press/pdf/2012-1031-kokusai.pdf

Travel & Tourism
Published: Nov 1, 2012 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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