|Above, the Tokyo Sky Tree and Asahi Beer Hall. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Japan is reaping the benefits financially from the boom in foreign tourism.
It has been reported that during the last quarter (April-June), foreign tourist spending has jumped.
Foreign visitors in Japan spent more than 880 billion yen, or seven billion dollars, in the April-June period.
The Japan Tourism Agency says the figure is a record high for a quarter. It was up 82.5 percent from the same period last year.
The amount includes spending on accommodation, shopping, food, and transportation.
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