Central Asian Problems of Modern Science and Education


Japan's tourism industry is on the verge of becoming a major economic engine for the country. In 2020, Japan will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games and it is good chance to become a "tourism-oriented country". The main purpose of the article: to identify the main directions of development of tourism industry and explore potential future directions of tourism in Japan

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