Has Postponing the Summer Olympics Stifled Japan’s Ambitious Tourism Plans?
The ‘One Year to Go’ ceremony celebrating what was supposed to be one year out from the start of the summer games in 2019. Issei Kato / Reuters
Skift Take: This was supposed to be the year when Japan’s dedicated tourism push came to fruition with the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. But even with the postponement — and all the uncertainty — of the Games until 2021, the tourism groundwork laid by Japan is still likely to bear fruit.