After the lifting of the emergency declaration in Tokyo circle, Japan’s service related consumption began to recover. The booking number of domestic routes of ANA, a large airline, on March 22 has doubled compared with that during the declaration period. Oriental Land Company (OLC), which operates Tokyo Disneyland (192.86,1.72,0.90%), will double the maximum number of visitors to the resort from April 1.
On March 22, the number of tickets reserved for ANA’s domestic routes in Japan was about 55000, double the daily average from January to February. Compared with the same period in the same period in 2019, COVID-19 reached 5-6 level, but the weekend of 27 and 28 days in March is expected to reach about 70 thousand, which will further increase.
JAL, another large airline, had about 45000 domestic airline tickets on March 22, an increase of about 30% over the previous week.
Oriental Park, the operator of Tokyo Disneyland, announced on Monday that the maximum number of visitors to Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland ocean will be raised to 20000 a day from April 1. As for the business hours, Disneyland is adjusted to 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., which is 2 hours longer than the present, while Disneyland ocean is adjusted to 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., which is 3 hours longer.
However, the demand for shorter business hours in the catering industry will continue, and the recovery of consumption in a wide range of areas may take a long time.