A Japanese hotel operator known for its high-end hot spring resorts is betting that the traditional concept could work in the U.S.

Hoshino Resorts, a 107-year-old company famed for its luxury retreats in beautiful Japanese locales, aims to open its first location on the U.S. mainland in the next three to five years, according to Chief Executive Officer Yoshiharu Hoshino, whose family founded the business.

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