The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Tourism Foundation announced on the 3rd that the government will start from October 20th the “National Travel Assistance” measure to stimulate tourism demand. The other 46 prefectures are scheduled to start on the 11th. The system can be used from the 11th for trips to other prefectures from Tokyo, but from the 20th for trips with Tokyo as the destination.
Nationwide travel support includes 8,000 yen per person per night for travel products with transportation, and 40% of the price, up to 5,000 yen per person per night for other travel products. system to The period is from October 11th to the end of December. The implementation bodies are prefectural governments, and prefectures can postpone the start of the project or stop attracting customers at their own discretion based on the infection status of the new corona.
The implementation period in Tokyo is until December 20th (including check-out on the 21st).
At a press conference on September 30, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said, “It’s time to start based on the opinions of experts. We are preparing various things, and we are working on the effects of tourism promotion in terms of mechanisms and ingenuity. I want to be able to raise it,” he said.
The “Motto Tokyo” tourism promotion project for citizens of Tokyo, which is being implemented on a trial basis from September 1st to October 31st, will be fully implemented in conjunction with the start of nationwide travel support on October 20th. Details such as the period will be announced at a later date.