Celebration of spring events

| Apr 6, 2017

Celebration of spring events

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo is offering a limited spring plan through April 25 for guests to celebrate school entrances. The wide variety of sweets and picnic boxes available at Gargantua, the hotel bakery on the first floor, is also perfect for hanami cherry blossom ...

New rooms mark anniversary

| Mar 30, 2017

New rooms mark anniversary

Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku, in commemorating its 20th anniversary, opened a new wing with 40 rooms on March 22. A one-night stay in a stylish standard room with breakfast is available from ¥13,168 per person (tax and service charge included). After a hiatus following 12 successful ...

Hakone: a paradise for the 'onsen' aficionado

Mar 25, 2017

Hakone: a paradise for the 'onsen' aficionado

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Those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of Japan's big cities will find what they are looking for in a hot-spring paradise hidden deep in a forest. Located about 90 kilometers west of Tokyo, Hakone in Kanagawa Prefecture is a famous onsen (hot springs) ...

Luxury serviced residence offers comfort of home

Mar 24, 2017

Luxury serviced residence offers comfort of home

Visitors to Tokyo will soon be able to enjoy a luxurious accommodation experience at an exquisite serviced residence in Otemachi, the capital's business and financial hub. The Ascott Limited, one of the leading owner-operators of serviced residences, will launch Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo on March 30, ...

Celebrate spring among blossoms

| Mar 23, 2017

Celebrate spring among blossoms

The Hotel Century Southern Tower's annual spring party plan through the end of April is perfectly timed to coincide with the blossoming of someiyoshino and yaezakura cherry trees, so guests can experience all the beauty that spring in Japan has to offer. The hotel is ...

Taiwan: Where Japanese go to feel at home on vacation

Mar 18, 2017

Taiwan: Where Japanese go to feel at home on vacation

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Asia is brimming with exciting travel destinations. Each country is like a world unto itself, with new languages and customs to learn, food to try and experiences to have. Like everyone else, Japanese take vacations for any number of reasons, but the majority seem to ...

Welcome spring among the blossoms

| Mar 16, 2017

Welcome spring among the blossoms

"All things Sakura," celebrating Japan's blossom-filled spring, will take place at The Peninsula Tokyo from March 25 to April 2. Visitors will find themselves in a hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) wonderland immediately upon arrival, as the hotel lobby is decorated with hundreds of cherry trees. The ...

Fresh fruit to celebrate the season

| Mar 9, 2017

Fresh fruit to celebrate the season

The Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto celebrates the approaching spring with a selection of strawberry-themed desserts, featuring amao brand strawberries, through March 31 at the hotel's lounge inside the Kaza restaurant on the first floor. Guests are invited to partake in an amagoro mousse (¥2,376), which ...