[Japon] Support wanes for Go To Travel campaign as coronavirus continues to spread
Auteur : Ryusei Takahashi. Staff writer de The Japan Times.
Production : The Japan Times
Diffusion : site de The Japan Times
Date : 8 décembre 2020
Scientific and public support for the central government’s travel subsidy campaign is waning as the novel coronavirus continues to spread in urban centers throughout the country.
A nonpeer-reviewed study published Monday found a higher incidence of health issues that resemble symptoms of COVID-19 among participants in the Go To Travel campaign, a government program meant to resuscitate the struggling tourism industry by subsidizing domestic travel.
Source : Ryusei Takahashi, « Support wanes for Go To Travel campaign as coronavirus continues to spread », The Japan Times, 08/12/2020. URL : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/12/08/national/coronavirus-go-to-travel-study/ (consulté le 08/12/2020)
Photo « à la une » : Electric advertising signboards display ads affiliated with the Go To Travel campaign, a government-backed discount program encouraging domestic travel to help boost the economy, at a train station in Tokyo on Nov. 25. © REUTERS