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[O01-P40] Influence on local sightseeing industry with the setting of the regulation area in the Kirishima volcano
Keywords:Volcanic Eruptions, Warnings and Tourism Trends, Things Geoparks Can Do
Based on the volcanic activity and warnings, we have seen a decrease in visitors to Kirishima, especially after the 2011 eruption, which saw many hotel cancellations.
As a geopark with a volcano, are mulling our options on how to deal with the current tourism trends and the local tourism industry.