27m 00s
Tourism's Fight to Endure the Crisis
Where We Call Home
27m 00s

Broadcast on July 27, 2020
Available until July 27, 2021

The coronavirus outbreak has taken a heavy toll on businesses that cater to tourists visiting Japan from overseas. From the English-born organizer of countryside tours in Oita Prefecture to a caterer from Thailand working in Hokkaido Prefecture's picturesque Niseko, along with the American proprietor of an inn in a storied Nagano Prefecture hot-spring resort, this episode offers a glimpse into the struggles of foreigners in the tourism industry as they try to withstand the impact of the pandemic.