Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Go to hospital’: Japan’s domestic tourism campaign mocked as coronavirus resurges

  • The ‘Go To Travel’ promotion is among multiple plans by the government, including ‘Go To Eat’ and ‘Go To Event’, to kick-start the economy
  • Critics have mocked the programmes as ‘Go To Hospital’ or ‘Go To Heaven’, amid Japan’s largest Covid-19 surge yet

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Visitors walk through a street in Shinjuku on November 25, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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