A view of Mount Fuji from a luxury hotel on a hillside overlooking Lake Kawaguchi. Photo: Hoshinoya Fuji Hotel

Can luxury travel give Japan’s economy a post-Olympics shot in the arm?

  • Government support for the construction of 50 new ‘world-class’ hotels has raised hopes of a new tourism boom and has travel agents salivating
  • But will they be built in the right places to divert travellers from the well-worn ‘Golden Route’ and make the country a ‘playground for wealthy tourists’?
Topic |   Japan
A view of Mount Fuji from a luxury hotel on a hillside overlooking Lake Kawaguchi. Photo: Hoshinoya Fuji Hotel
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