Lavinia Rajaram, Asia head of public relations, Expedia Group acknowledged that search demand for journey to Japan on Expedia doubled following Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s announcement to calm down border management measures. Flight searches to Japan on Expedia virtually doubled (+90%) on the day of the announcement (22 September), in contrast to the final 14-day (8 September to 21 September) common. Search demand for resorts in Japan noticed an 85% improve on the day of the announcement, in contrast to the final 14-day (8 September to 21 September) common.
For the upcoming year-end vacation season (November – December 2022), intra-Asia locations are trending strongly, with 7 out of the highest searched cities discovered to be inside Asia*. The reopening of Japan and easing of quarantine measures in Taiwan positions Asia as a powerful aviation hub, with Tokyo and Taipei now reopening as worldwide corridors for lengthy haul flights from the US and throughout Asia. He added.
Japan reopening will even see many Singaporean travellers fulfill their journey wanderlust for a much-anticipated winter expertise this year-end holidays. Based on flight search knowledge on Expedia Singapore, for journeys in November to December. The prime 10 locations for the year-end holidays embrace Bangkok, Thailand, Seoul, South Korea, Bali, Indonesia, Phuket, Thailand, London, United Kingdom, Paris, France, Maldives, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tokyo, Japan and Johor Bahru, Malaysia.