Tokyo Stopover                                                          

An employee makes a bed inside a capsule unit at the Nine Hours Inc. Narita Airport capsule hotel in this photograph taken with a fish-eye lens at Narita Airport, Japan.

The cheapest hotel in the Narita airport area opened on July 20, offering rooms – or capsules – starting at 3,900 yen ($38) a night.

Japan is aiming to more than double the number of travelers from abroad by 2020 to boost the economy as a shrinking population damps demand for domestic travel, according to the Japan Tourism Agency.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

© 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP

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