Go To Travel Government Direction in a few days National Governors Association to discuss response November 23 at 4:02 AM
Over Go To Travel, the government will set out directions in the next few days, such as suspending new bookings with destinations in areas where the infection has spread. On the other hand, Mr. Iizumi, chairman of the National Governors Association, said, “If it is Hokkaido, it may be possible to remove Sapporo if it is Hokkaido, and if it is Aichi Prefecture, it may be possible to remove Nagoya,” and the Governors’ Association is calling for measures to be taken in a regionally narrowed way, and the Governors’ Association will discuss responses on The 23rd.
With about Go To Travel, the government has decided to introduce measures such as suspending new bookings for travel destinations in areas where covid-19 has spread.
In response to this, the government will set out its direction in the next few days on the handling of cancellation fees if reserved travel is canceled, and Mr. Nishimura, minister in charge of economic revitalization, said on The 22nd, “We are currently working at the Japan Tourism Agency as urgently as possible.”
On that basis, Minister Nishimura commented on the new measures, “Prefectural governors know the situation of infections and hospital beds in the region best, and I would like the governor to make a firm decision first, and I would like to respond in cooperation while hearing about the situation.”
On the other hand, Mr. Iizumi, chairman of the National Governors Association, said, “For example, if it is Hokkaido, it may be possible to remove Sapporo if it is Aichi Prefecture.”
Chairman Iizumi has called on the government to take effective measures in a regionally-focused way, and the National Governors Association will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response Headquarters for the New Coronavirus on August 23 to discuss responses to “Go To Travel” and other issues.