Pedestrians in the city of Toyama on the central-western coast of Japan brave a snowstorm. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians in the city of Toyama on the central-western coast of Japan brave a snowstorm. Photo: AFP

‘Once-in-a-decade’ blizzard freezes holiday plans for thousands of Hong Kong tourists in Japan

  • Travel agencies in city say flights unaffected but tour groups already in Japan have to switch destinations and accommodation
  • Storm has shut down infrastructure in affected regions of the country, but industry leaders expect weather to turn a corner soon

Pedestrians in the city of Toyama on the central-western coast of Japan brave a snowstorm. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians in the city of Toyama on the central-western coast of Japan brave a snowstorm. Photo: AFP
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