The Japanese government’s travel lure program has begun to promote domestic tourism hit hard by a coronavirus.
The ‘Go-To Travel’ offers discounts for travels cost that would be available by Wednesday, includes coupons that can be used at tourist facilities and souvenir shops.
Last week the government decided to drop Tokyo due to an increase in the cases of coronavirus in the capital. Moreover, travelers coming from Tokyo were also meant to be excluded until further notice.
On Tuesday; the government made an announcement of covering the fees for cancelling the already booked trips.
The government also decided to compensate for the loss of travel guides and hotels due to a decrease in tourism and travelings.
However, the last-minute arrangements have left the businesses and travelers confused.
Meanwhile, some are concerned about the spread of coronavirus by travelers.
The government is making travel agents and hotel operators follow preventive measures and plans to get rid of businesses that oppose it.
Trips by many people or a group of youngsters or elderly people should be avoided.