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Haneda Airport in Tokyo is packed with travelers at the start of the Golden Week holidays in April.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 14, 2024
H.I.S. posts first half-year net profit in five years
For the six months through April, H.I.S. reported a consolidated net profit of ¥3.8 billion ($24.2 million), against a net loss of ¥4.8 billion a year before.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2022
H.I.S. to sell Huis Ten Bosch resort stake to Hong Kong fund
The gain from the sale of its 66.7% stake in the theme park to Hong Kong private equity firm PAG is expected to help improve the balance sheet of H.I.S.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 22, 2022
Sale price for Japan's Huis Ten Bosch theme park may reach ¥90 billion
H.I.S., a Japanese travel agency that currently owns the majority of the park, is in final-stage talks to sell it, with Hong Kong investment firm PAG seen to be a most likely buyer.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 21, 2022
H.I.S. considering selling Nagasaki's Huis Ten Bosch theme park
Through the move, H.I.S. aims to improve its financial standing, which has been hurt due to falling travel demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 3, 2022
COVID-hit Japanese travel agency looks for growth in agriculture
The company has started growing cherry tomatoes at a farm in Hasuda, Saitama Prefecture, with the produce available for purchase via its website.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 13, 2022
Japan's travel agents resume Hawaii tours after two-year hiatus
JTB said it made the decision to resume package tours to Hawaii following an inspection tour by the Japan Association of Travel Agents to the island earlier this month.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 30, 2021
Travel agency H.I.S. expects record ¥53 billion loss amid pandemic
The Japanese firm's latest result follows the u00a525 billion loss it made in the previous fiscal year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 16, 2021
Travel agency H.I.S. sees sales plunge 80% in November-January
H.I.S. logged an operating loss of u00a511.68 billion and a net loss of u00a57.98 billion in the three months through January.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jun 18, 2020
‘His Bad Blood’: Bad behavior bends but can’t break family bonds
Koichiro Oyama's film dabbles in Christian ideas of sin and forgiveness to explore a parent-child relationship strained by the father's tainted legacy.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jan 23, 2020
Actor Hio Miyazawa gives a voice to Japan's LGBTQ community in the new film 'his'
Actor Hio Miyazawa gives a voice to sexual minorities in his latest role in Rikiya Imaizumi's latest film, 'his.'
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 24, 2019
Japan's H.I.S. pulls bid for control of hotelier Unizo
Travel agent H.I.S. Co. said on Saturday it is abandoning its bid for control of Unizo Holdings, buckling in the face of a "white knight" offer from SoftBank's investment firm for the entirety of the hotel chain.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 16, 2019
SoftBank's Fortress emerges as white knight for hotel chain Unizo with $1.3 billion bid
Hotel chain Unizo Holdings said Friday it has received a friendly buyout offer worth up to $1.3 billion from a SoftBank Group investment firm, in a deal that will help it fend off a rare hostile takeover bid from travel agency H.I.S. Co.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 13, 2019
Hong Kong Airport disruption bad news for Japanese travelers
A protest at Hong Kong airport could not have come at a worse time for people who booked vacations to coincide with the Bon holiday this week.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jan 9, 2019
'His Lost Name': A lack of more than just a name
Cinema abounds with tales of imposters and con artists, but some of the most interesting stories are the ones where people get wise to a deception and decide to go along with it anyway. In "His Lost Name," a young drifter arrives in a rural backwater under a fake identity, only to get sucked into a relationship...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 28, 2018
H.I.S. scraps Hawaii wedding ceremonies and tours for 260 couples
Major domestic travel agency H.I.S. Co. said Friday it has canceled wedding packages and tours for 260 couples who had booked to tie the knot at one of its venues in Hawaii from this month to September 2019, due to a construction delay.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 5, 2018
H.I.S. plans eight more robot-staffed Henn na Hotels across Japan
Travel agency H.I.S. Co. is eyeing an ambitious plan to build eight more android-staffed Henn na Hotels in addition to the one it opened in Tokyo's high-end Ginza shopping district on Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 30, 2018
Robot barista to serve coffee at travel agency's Tokyo cafe
Travel agency H.I.S. Co. said Tuesday that a robot will serve coffee to customers at a cafe it plans to open next month at its flagship branch in central Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 14, 2017
Travel agency H.I.S. referred to prosecutors for labor violations
Labor authorities on Wednesday referred H.I.S. Co. and two of the travel agency's senior officials to prosecutors for allegedly forcing employees to work overtime beyond legal limits.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 15, 2017
'Strange' hotel, run by robots, opens near Tokyo; more to come
Major travel agency H.I.S. Co. on Wednesday celebrated the opening of its second robot-staffed Henn na Hotel. The new location is near the Tokyo Disney Resort in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 2, 2016
ANA joins space tourism push as possible rival to Virgin, Blue Origin
ANA Holdings Inc. has invested in PD Aerospace Ltd., a Japanese company developing a craft to take people into space as early as 2023 that aims to rival Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Ltd.

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