|Above, Nakamise Street, a popular shopping area for foreign tourists. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Foreign tourism to Japan brought smiles to the country's retailers and tourism-related businesses in 2014.
According to Japan Today:
TOKYO —The Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) says the amount of money spent by foreign tourists in 2014 surpassed the preceding year by 43.1%, totaling 2.0278 trillion yen and exceeded two trillion yen for the first time ever.To read more, go here.