There are many
for Japanese travellers being disinclined to venture
. One is a new-found desire to explore the
and cultural delights Japan has to offer. Many people travelled
during the pandemic and re-discovered their love of Japan's stunning
and heritage. A Kyoto tour guide said: "I've been constantly amazed at my clients'
at seeing the sights of this city. I've never known Japanese people to be so
in their history and
." Other reasons are cost and a desire to be green. Tokyo resident Kai Ueno said: "Flying isn't
in this climate crisis. I'd much rather travel locally and spend the air
on nicer hotels, restaurants and experiences in Japan."