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Record Rise in Okinawa Tourists Boosted by Cruise Ships

Okinawa experienced an 18% increase in tourist arrivals in January, reaching 629,100 visitors. This surge is attributed to the operations of cruise ships from Naha Port and events like the J-League soccer camp, despite numbers still trailing 14% behind the pre-pandemic figures of January 2020. Domestic tourists grew by 4% to 508,800, while international visitors expanded 2.7 times to 120,300, although this is still only 60% of the 2020 figures. Source: Okinawa Prefecture

Record Rise in Okinawa Tourists Boosted by Cruise Ships

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Travel & Tourism
Okinawa Prefecture
Published: Mar 1, 2024 / Last Updated: Mar 1, 2024

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