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Country Snapshot: Japanese Hotel Market to Grow by 18,000 Rooms [Infographic]

According to the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database, Japan will experience steady growth in the coming years, fueled by expansion to Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. Our researchers report that 72 hotels with 17,730 rooms are currently in the works across Japan. We take a closer look at the country’s development slate and highlight some projects that are […]

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FC Barcelona condemns Griezmann and Dembélé for video mocking Japanese hotel staff

Futbol Club Barcelona, ​​commonly known as Barcelona, ​​condemned the actions of players Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembélé when they were filmed mocking hotel staff in Japan in 2019. Regrettable discontent: FC Barcelona have issued an official statement on Wednesday. The press release said, they “deeply regret the dissatisfaction of Japanese and Asian supporters and partners […]

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The stunningly beautiful Japanese hotel lobby is interactive art that changes with the seasons 【Photos】

The presence of each guest changes the appearance of the hall, making each moment unique and beautiful. Upon entering a the hotel lobby, there are some pretty standard things that you would expect to see. A check-in counter. A few chairs or sofas. Maybe a free coffee machine. What you are probably not considering, however, […]

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Zippin sets up cashless store in Japanese hotel | Coping with COVID-19

Photo courtesy of Zippin. February 18, 2021 Zippin, a cashless technology provider for brick and mortar retail, has set up a convenience store in a hotel. Zippin’s partner Fujitsu, a systems integrator, worked with Koyo Group, a real estate developer, to implement the cashless store at a hotel in the Yokohama Techno Tower Hotel, according […]

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Zippin sets up cashless store in Japanese hotel | Dealing with COVID-19

Photo courtesy of Zippin. February 18, 2021 Zippin, a cashless technology provider for brick and mortar retail, has set up a convenience store in a hotel. Zippin’s partner Fujitsu, a systems integrator, worked with Koyo Group, a real estate developer, to implement the cashless store at a hotel in the Yokohama Techno Tower Hotel, according […]

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Koyo Group tests cashless biometric technology in Japanese hotel

Koyo Group, which operates convenience stores and restaurants in hospitals and other establishments across Japan, partnered with Zippin and Fujitsu to open a cashless store in the Yokohama Techno Tower Hotel in Kanagawa. The care of Green Leaves More store, which sells prepackaged food and drink as well as fresh boxed bento meals, opened earlier […]

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Opening of a new Japanese hotel, The Royal Park Canvas-Kobe Sannomiya

The new venture of Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. aims to connect travelers and locals alike in Kobe, a bustling city with sets of unique little shops and restaurants. Following recent launches in Osaka and Kyoto, The Royal Park Canvas – Kobe Sannomiya is the group’s first hotel in Hyogo Prefecture, further strengthening […]

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How did Gojong’s ceramics end up in a Japanese hotel? : The DONG-A ILBO

The then French statesman, Marie François Sadi Carnot, gifted a set of two ceramics to King Gojong of Joseon in 1886 after establishing diplomatic relations with the country. It is a white Salamine vase with polychrome decoration and a Clodion vase from the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres. The Salamis vase is currently in the National […]

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This Japanese hotel in Kanazawa offers free accommodation for tourists stranded in Japan

The Covid-19 coronavirus has wreaked havoc around the world, causing flight cancellations and entry bans, blocking tourists abroad. Unable to return home, travelers find themselves stranded in a foreign country for an unforeseeable period of time. Kaname Inn Tatemachi, a family-run hotel located in Kanazawa in western Japan, offers free accommodation to international tourists stranded […]