Respecting other cultures leads to success

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Respecting other cultures leads to success

ANA, Japan's premiere airline and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) began a joint venture, ANA InterContinental, in 2006, becoming the largest international hotel operator in Japan. They now operate 32 hotels with over 9,000 rooms across four main brands — the five-star luxury InterContinental and the ...

Anniversary plan offers a heavenly sleep

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Anniversary plan offers a heavenly sleep

The Westin Tokyo marked its 20th anniversary on the 14th of this month and, in celebration of this milestone year, the hotel is holding a-year-long anniversary fair and offering special events and offers throughout the hotel's facilities, covering the restaurants, accommodations, spa and wedding ...

Haneda sees nation's first transit hotel

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Haneda sees nation's first transit hotel

If Japan is famous for its omotenashi (hospitality) around the world, a new service to further strengthen the message is now available at Tokyo's Haneda airport, a gateway to Japan. Royal Park Hotel The Haneda, Tokyo opened this September to provide an option for ...

Respecting other cultures leads to success

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Respecting other cultures leads to success

ANA, Japan's premiere airline and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) began a joint venture, ANA InterContinental, in 2006, becoming the largest international hotel operator in Japan. They now operate 32 hotels with over 9,000 rooms across four main brands — the five-star luxury InterContinental and the ...

Renovating an iconic hotel

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Renovating an iconic hotel

One of Japan's — if not the world's — most iconic hotels, and a member of the select luxury hotel collection, The Leading Hotels of the World, the venerable Hotel Okura Tokyo will from September 2015 embark on a renovation of its main building ...

Love the wine you're with

National | HOTEL SPECIAL 2014 Oct 24, 2014

Love the wine you're with

Finding the perfect wine to complement a delicious meal at one of the excellent restaurants at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel in Roppongi is much less of a daunting prospect since the hotel welcomed its newest sommelier, Manuel Rodrigues, earlier this year. Born in Portugal, ...