Pandemic Leads to Camping Boom
[On-Site Report]
More and more people are heading outdoors as a safe way to spend their free time during the pandemic. This episode features a prefectural government's efforts to draw in tourism business by attracting campers and introduces a real estate company that is finding a new market for remote plots of land located across Japan's mountains and forests.

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On-Site Report

An influx of campers to the surrounding area has increased sales at local stores and is helping to revitalize the community
Recently, many outdoor enthusiasts in Japan are starting to purchase plots of heavily forested land in rural areas to use as their own private camp sites

Global Trends

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