Japan Tourism News
Breaking Travel News interview: Pankaj Pradhan, chief executive, Beauty of Japan Tours
As the chief executive of Beauty of Japan Tours, Pankaj Pradhan has a mission to connect travellers with a local experience of Japanese culture in a responsible and sustainable manner. Here he shares his thoughts and insights of ways forward for the industry
Niccolo Suzhou to open in China next month
Situated sky-high atop the magnificent new Suzhou International Finance Square overlooking picturesque canals and Jinji lake, Niccolo Suzhou will open next month.
International visitors barred from Tokyo Olympics
The organising committee said it had been prepared to welcome guests until recently, but an upsurge of Covid-19 cases around the world had now made this impossible.
W Osaka takes brand into Japan for first time
Situated on along Midosuji Boulevard, W Osaka asserts its presence in the city’s busy urban streetscape with a black monolith façade designed by Osaka-born, world-renowned architect Tadao Ando.
Higashiyama Niseko Village joins Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan
The resort, owned by YTL Hotels, is a stunning ski-in/ski-out property that interweaves the highest level of personalised service and care with the charm of Japan’s local history, culture and cuisine.
Breaking Travel News Interview: Martin Raich, vice president, the Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
As the Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido, walks away with a prestigious prize at the World Ski Awards, Breaking Travel News catches up with the vice president, Martin Raich, to find out more
Qatar Airways to return to Haneda on Friday
Services to the capital city of Japan will be operated from December 11th by the Boeing 777 offering 42 flatbed seats in business class, and 312 seats in economy.
Super Nintendo World to open in Japan in February
The location brings to life a highly themed land featuring legendary worlds, characters and adventures where guests will be able to play inside their favourite Nintendo games.
Breaking Travel News interview: Ito Tatsuya, marketing, Lotte Arai Resort
Having been recognised as one of the best ski hospitality providers anywhere on earth by World Ski Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Ito Tatsuya from Lotte Arai Resort to find out more
Dusit International signs new Japan property
Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real Estate, a community-focused property developer based in Tokyo, to operate the luxury Dusit Thani Kyoto.
Aloft Tokyo Ginza takes brand into Japan for first time
With its highly conceptualised design - a nod to Ginza’s “Miyuki-zoku” youth subculture movement of the 1960s – the property showcases an eclectic mix of neon colours, graffiti, and urban art.
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi opens to first guests
With direct access to the major subway hub of Otemachi Station, and just a short walk from the main rail terminal, the hotel provides the very best of this dynamic capital city.