Luxury Bulgari hotel to open in Tokyo

Business Apr 24, 2018

Luxury Bulgari hotel to open in Tokyo

Real estate firm Mitsui Fudoson Co. said it has signed an agreement with Bulgari Hotels & Resorts to open Japan's first Bulgari hotel near JR Tokyo Station by the end of 2022. The Bulgari Hotel Tokyo with 98 guest rooms will occupy the top seven ...

Eat, sleep and shop at Muji Hotel

Style & Design Jan 28, 2018

Eat, sleep and shop at Muji Hotel

by Danielle Demetriou

It all feels faintly familiar. There are the neutral textiles, the pale wood furniture, the green plants, the clean-lined gadgets and an aesthetic that is as calming as it is minimal. In short, it's identical to the interior of a Muji store — except here, ...

French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

World Jan 16, 2016

French ambassador says 27 killed in Burkina hotel attack

France's ambassador to Burkina Faso said Saturday 27 people had been killed in a hotel attack by militant Islamists in the capital Ouagadougou, slightly higher than a death toll of 23 given earlier by the West African nation's president. Ambassador Gilles Thibault also tweeted that ...

Tourism surge puts shine on biz hotels, hostels

Business Dec 25, 2015

Tourism surge puts shine on biz hotels, hostels

by Kazuaki Nagata

With the drastic increase in tourism, the lack of lodging in the nation's biggest cities, particularly Tokyo and Osaka, is providing a major opportunity for those running two types of accommodations: "business hotels" and hostels. Japan's so-called business hotels are known for offering simpler rooms ...

National Jul 7, 2015

Defense personnel data feared leaked after cyberattack on hotel

Data about defense personnel may have been leaked after a cyberattack in May compromised computers at a Tokyo hotel mainly used by Defense Ministry officials and Self-Defense Forces personnel, sources said Tuesday. A computer at Hotel Grand Hill Ichigaya, run by the mutual aid society ...

Russia grants protection for Ukrainian president

World Feb 27, 2014

Russia grants protection for Ukrainian president

Moscow on Wednesday granted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych protection "on the territory of Russia," shortly after the fugitive leader sought help from the Kremlin, according to an official quoted by Russian news agencies. Meanwhile, a respected Russian news organization reported that Yanukovych was seen in ...