NISEKO, Hokkaido — Playing golf on a clear summer day in the shadow of Mount Yotei, otherwise known as Ezofuji, or Hokkaido Fuji, may be an ideal way to spend a vacation. But simply walking around the premises of Hilton Niseko Village, which opened July 1 in Hokkaido’s resort area of Niseko, seems just as nice.

It is a world away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, which is exactly what Hilton had in mind.

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