The per capita travel expenditure of foreign visitors to Japan in January to March this year declined 8.5% to JPY 148,066 (USD 1344) YoY, according to data from Japan Tourism Agency.
It’s a decline for the fifth consecutive quarter despite increasing tourist arrivals and total tourism spending.
Total International tourist spending in Japan grew 4% YoY to JPY 967.9 billion (USD 8.79 billion) in the first quarter, of which mainland Chinese visitors accounted for 40%.
The mainland Chinese tourist spending per capita in Japan decreased 14.9% YoY to JPY 225,489 (USD 2047). (Translated by Jerry)