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What is the ‘random trip’ craze and why is it so big in Japan?

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Big in Japan ... railways are offering random trip tickets at big discounts. Image: Unsplash/Jezael Melgoza

Victoria Masterson
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International tourist numbers to Japan dropped 73% when the pandemic started in 2020, but the random trip craze is quickly reviving it. Image: IATSS Research
Japan leads the world at boosting travel and tourism in 2022. It's Airlines started the random trip craze.
Japan leads the world at boosting travel and tourism in 2022. It's Airlines started the random trip craze. Image: World Economic Forum, IATSS Research

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