Ease Visa Processing for Travelers Visit to Japan

Of course it is natural that tourism is one of the reliable source of income for such country, which is pretty much the same thing happened in Japan. The Japanese government pursue targets world travelers visit to 2030 to reach 30 million visits per year.

From the data obtained at the Japan National Tourism Organization, as many as 8.37 million international tourists coming to Japan in 2012.

They are serious in achieving those goals, for example, the traffic from the Southeast Asia countries in 2012 has reached 9.3 percent surge or about 780,000 tourists and this number is expected to rise to 2 million tourists visiting in 2016. Not to mention the significant number of tourist arrivals from the United States, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and others.

Some of the policies carried out by the Japanese government, for example starting Monday, July 1, 2013 there is ease visa processing for travelers from Southeast Asian countries are planning to visit Japan.

In celebration of Friendship and Cooperation ASEAN-Japan exactly 40 year exactly in 2013, citing the news on the Japantimes.co.jp, Thursday, June 27, 2013, taken the policy to attract more travelers from Southeast Asia. Even for tourists from Thailand and Malaysia got the visa-free facility, meanwhile, for travelers from the Philippines and Vietnam apply multi-entry visas and extension of long stay multi-entry visa holders from Indonesia to Japan.

Some travel agents in Jakarta said that if only then visa-free facilities are also offered, so do not be surprised if tourists from Indonesia, will rise sharply. This data was obtained from the travel agents’ ticket orders that have exceeded quota every month.

Traveled anywhere would be the choice for world-class travelers, Japan would be one of the goals.

(Source Japantimes.co.jp, travelKompas, Tubagus A Atmojo - Japan /Image Prima Widi Hatmi)


  1. With such good facilities been provided the travelers visiting visiting to Japan will surely enjoy their trip.


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