Tourists clad in traditional Japanese dress take pictures in front of the Kaminarimon gate of Sensoji temple in Asakusa, downtown Tokyo, last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists clad in traditional Japanese dress take pictures in front of the Kaminarimon gate of Sensoji temple in Asakusa, downtown Tokyo, last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Coronavirus: Japan plans to scrap nearly all Covid curbs for vaccinated tourists; New Zealand ditches most Covid rules

  • Japan plans to abandon daily limits on foreign tourists, scrap visa restrictions and allow individual travellers without travel agency bookings
  • Elsewhere, New Zealand has ditched most of its Covid rules, such as a requirement to wear face masks indoors, as it learns to live with the virus

Tourists clad in traditional Japanese dress take pictures in front of the Kaminarimon gate of Sensoji temple in Asakusa, downtown Tokyo, last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
Tourists clad in traditional Japanese dress take pictures in front of the Kaminarimon gate of Sensoji temple in Asakusa, downtown Tokyo, last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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