TOKYO -- Japan's tourism bonanza shows no signs of abating. The country welcomed a record 28.6 million visitors from abroad in 2017, an increase of 19.3% on the year. Travelers also spent significantly more: 4.4 trillion yen ($39.68 billion), up 17.8%.
So where are all of these people coming from? Where are they going? And what are they spending their money on? The Nikkei Asian Review took a close look at the data.