A monthly record of 731,400 Chinese
visitors flocked to Japan in July, according to data from Japan National
Tourism Organization (JNTO).
The Chinese visitors to Japan showed
impressive purchasing power.
Chinese young women travelers are more
interested in Japanese cosmetics, while electronic goods in Japan are getting
less attention as the quality of Chinese-made products improves.
A large number of women travelers in their
20s and 30s, who accounted for more than 40% of all Chinese tourists in the
second quarter of this year, according to the Japan Tourism Agency.
More than half of Chinese tourist come in
on trips of four to six days and travel the so-called golden route that links
Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto, and Osaka.
As incomes keep rising in China, Japan can
count on its larger neighbor remaining the key to the health of its tourism