Shangri-La will open ‘Shangri-La Kyoto Nijyojyo (provisional name)’ in December 2024, located north side of World Heritage Nijyojyo, in cooperation with Samty Group, a real estate company.
Sekisui House, a leading housing business supplier in Japan, recruits tourism ambassadors for roadside Fairfield By Marriott
Sekisui House, a leading housing business supplier in Japan, recruits tourism ambassadors for Fairfield By Marriott nationwide, expecting that they will exploit local tourism resources in neighborhood of the roadside hotels.
Accommodation bankruptcies in Japan reached 127 in FY2020, the first over 100 in the past seven years
According to Tokyo Shoko Research, the number of accommodation bankruptcies in Japan in FY2020 was up 71.9% year on year to 127, the first over 100 since FY2013. 68 bankruptcies, 53.5% of the total, were relevant to COVID-19.
Hankyu Hanshin Hotels will close five unprofitable hotels under its business structure reform to survive the ongoing pandemic crisis, as its holding company has revised downward its net loss forecast for FY2021 to 40 billion JPY.
Mitsui’s managing hotels in Japan sell a subscription service to choose a hotel or a room you like on a monthly basis
Mitsui Fudosan and Mitsui Fudosan Hotel Management will launch a subscription service for three hotel brands in Japan to choose a hotel or a room you like on a monthly basis.
A Japanese IT solution company launches a new tool to visualize how a hotel guest use room facilities with its sensing technology
Japanese IT solution company Almex launches a TV system for a hotel management to grasp how a guest uses room facilities with its sensing technology, making a guest smart phone remote controllers for TV, air conditioner, lights or even room order.
Imperial Hotel, a prestigious hotel in Japan, launches a subscription-based apartment service at 360,000 JPY a month
Imperial Hotel, Tokyo announced launch of a new service apartment business, for which 99 rooms on the third floor have been renovated, expecting to meet new needs, such as the second working space for corporate executives, business continuity plan (BCP) or the second house for a wealthy class.
Kyoto City recovered Japanese guest nights to 50% reduction in July 2020, expecting higher room rates after October
Japanese guest nights in Kyoto City in July 2020 were down 50.1% year on year, but the monthly result improved from 23.8% in June, and DMO Kyoto explains that room rates on OTA after October this year are rising to the summer vacation level.
Tokyo Government launches a remote-work promotion program at a hotel, introducing available hotels by area
Tokyo Metropolitan Government promotes remote work at a hotel, providing potential remote-workers with an opportunity to find hotels offering special plans on the Japan City Hotel Association website.
A COVID-19 guideline for the hospitality industry of Japan calls for particular and thorough precautions
Three hotel and ryokan associations release a COVID-19 guideline for the hospitality industry of Japan, calling for thorough precautions in particular areas and scenes to avoid infection.
Robot-served Henn na Hotel sets a special offer for a business person to stay at the hotel near an office
HIS Hotel Holdings' Henn na Hotels introduce the hotel near an office to a business person at a special offer of 2,000 JPY a night, helping prevent from COVID-19 infection in congested commuter train.