Tourism & More

Vaccine Passport Trends

Author: Tetsuhiro Nakagawa & Daisuke Takagi

Category: Tourism & More

As vaccination rates increase in the United States and globally, discussion regarding introducing vaccine passports has taken full swing. With sensitivity towards worries over discrimination and other controversies, governments, private companies, and others have begun taking aim at what a vaccine passport might look like, and have made some progress in making them more wide-spread.

Travel Trends of International Tourism in the First Half of 2020 According to the UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer 

Author: Daisuke Takagi

Category: Tourism & More

The first half of 2020 was some of the most difficult times seen in the travel industry, dwarfing the 2009 financial crisis in loss of revenue.  With the entire world affected, looking at the nuance between regions of the world may add some clarity to how the course of the coronavirus has impacted tourism and travel on a global scale.

Introduction of “Travel in the New Normal - Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers” by the U.S. Travel Association

Author: Daisuke Takagi

Category: Tourism & More

The US. Travel Association has issued guidance for the travel industry in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic. JITTI staff member, Daisuke Takagi delves further into the guidelines in this report.

IR conditions in the USA -

Subject: MGM Resorts International 

Author: Daisuke Takagi

Category: Tourism & More

JITTI USA Staff member, Daisuke Takagi, writes on the growth and popularity of integrated resorts in the United States, with a prime example being MGM Resorts International, and the business prospects this has for Japan as well.