27-Apr-2011 12:08 PM

Japan Association of Travel Agents sees 21.3% slump in overseas package tours

Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) stated the handling of overseas package tours of major travel agencies in Japan dropped by 21.3 % year-on-year in Mar-2011 due to the effect of the 11-Mar-2011 earthquake (Travel Vision, 21-Apr-2011). As of early Apr-2011, the reservations status of overseas package tours for Apr-2011 had decreased by 26.2%, May-2011 shows a 31.8% decrease and for Jun-2011, a 13.7% year-on-year decline has been witnessed.