Tokyo, December 14th According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the Japanese government held a meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence on the evening of the 14th and decided to suspend the nationwide travel subsidy activity “Go To Travel” from December 28 to January 11 next year.
In addition, due to the recent increase of COVID-19 infections in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Sapporo, it is reported that travel destined at the above-mentioned locations will not enjoy subsidies until December 27. At the same time, the government will also call on people to cancel travel plans based on these places.
In order to support the domestic tourism and catering industry, which have been hit hard by the epidemic, the Japanese government has previously launched “Go To Travel” and “Go To Eat”, respectively, which can enjoy travel fee reduction and consumption discounts for people participating in the epidemic. Coupons, etc.
As the epidemic spreads, many places began to call on the government to stop the plan and call on people to go out less.