Japan to give some travel agencies more subsidies on growing demand

The Japanese government said Tuesday it will give additional subsidies to certain travel agencies, who fear the money they have been allocated under a program aimed at spurring domestic tourism battered by the coronavirus pandemic could dry up.With the number of bookings for hotels and travel packages increasing after Tokyo was added to the scheme on Oct. 1, some agencies that were allocated relatively smaller subsidies had to offer customers discounts lower than promised by the government.They also had to set a limit of how many times a customer could use the discount program, even though the…

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