Japan has emerged as one of the must visit places in 2019 for UK tourists, with online travel agents Travel Republic reporting a 105% increase in bookings from last year!
Famous for its historic culture, ancient landscapes and advanced technology, Japan is on the must-visit list for many holiday makers this year. It’s also the destination of this year’s Rugby World Cup, which has seen an increase in bookings over the tournament period by 62% compared to the same period in 2018.
Japan isn’t the only country to have benefited from major sporting events boosting tourism numbers. Back in 2018, for travel during the Football World Cup Season from 14th June, Travel Republic saw an increase in bookings to Russia by 80% compared to the same period in 2017.
In the past two years March, April and September have been the most popular months for visitors to travel to Japan. March and April coincides nicely with the blossoming of Tokyo’s famous Cherry Blossom, just make sure to double check official estimates for when this may happen in 2020 to ensure you don’t miss out!
Travel Republic have put together a number of great offers for people who want to experience the land of the rising sun in style without breaking the bank. You can take a look at some of their offers below…
Seven nights’ B&B at the 3* Centurion Hotel Grand Akasaka is from £792 with Travel Republic Leaves Heathrow on May 28.
Fourteen nights’ Room Only at the 4* Hearton Hotel is from £1,074 with Travel Republic Leaves Heathrow on September 10.
Fourteen nights’ Room Only at the 4* Hearton Hotel Nishi Umeda is from £1,155 with Travel Republic. Leaves Heathrow on September 19. Travelling on this date means you will be within a short distance to watch England, Scotland and Wales matches in nearby stadiums in Kobe and Toyota City.
Christian Poole, Director from Travel Republic commented on the surge in demand:
“Japan is famous for its astonishing natural beauty, welcoming culture, ancient landmarks and advancements in tech. There’s something for everyone and enough activities and experiences to keep any travel loving visitor occupied for weeks on end.
Add to this the fact that the Rugby World Cup is taking place there later this year, and you have the perfect recipe for a must-visit destination! Travel Republic have got some great deals to ensure you don’t miss out on what this amazing country has to offer.
For more information on these deals please visit travelrepublic.co.uk or call 020 8974 7200.