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Australians are heading to Japan in record numbers - here's why

Updated May 4 2024 - 8:07am, first published May 2 2024 - 5:30pm

The number of Australians heading to Japan is going through the roof, with 252,900 people from Down Under heading to the Asian hotspot between January and March this year - up 46.3 per cent when compared to the same period in 2019. In fact, according to new data released by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), visitors in March this year were up a staggering 87.4 per cent compared to 2019.

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