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Spot workers who choose when and where to work through dedicated apps during their free time are seen as a new pool of human resources in industry sectors that have faced labor shortages.
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 4, 2023
Number of 'spot workers' surges in Japan amid labor shortage
The work style has gained popularity due to the flexibility it offers: individuals can choose when and where to work through dedicated apps.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Mar 13, 2020
Refined flavors inspired by the Reiwa Era
For a privately booked banquet, party, wedding, corporate anniversary or group event, the New Otani Hotels group of hotels — specifically, hotel branches in Tokyo, Makuhari in Chiba Prefecture, and Osaka — present a sumptuous Reiwa menu featuring the same dishes that were served at a banquet...
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Mar 6, 2020
Dishes prepared with local tastes for a cause
The date of the Great East Japan Earthquake, March 11, 2011, is very much etched into Japan's collective memory. Continuing its annual charity event, four hotels of the Royal Park Hotels and Resorts brand are presenting special dishes and course meals where 3 percent of proceeds is donated to Chance...
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Feb 27, 2020
French cuisine made with a Japanese twist
A comfortable and atmospheric dining experience awaits at Vicky's, a newly opened contemporary brasserie at the Hyatt Regency Tokyo.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Feb 20, 2020
Savor Italian fare prepared by Michelin chef
A shared love of noodles, fresh and seasonal produce that speaks of the local terroir and a remit to enjoy slow food — it's quite possible that Italian is more woven into Tokyo's food fabric than any other international cuisine.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Feb 13, 2020
Upscale jazz over dinner and Champagne
There's never a dull moment in Tokyo with its thriving entertainment scene, reputation as a first-class dining destination and the indulgent combination of both.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Feb 6, 2020
Desserts brimming with style and flavor
Valentine's Day chocolates in Japan often translate to stunning works of art that belie the simplicity of their components. Such is the case of the creations from the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, available for reservations until Feb. 13 and pickup on the big day itself.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Jan 23, 2020
Chocolate embodying style, romantic fervor
Some matches are meant to be. That's certainly the case with one of Tokyo's most iconic hotels, The Okura Tokyo, and celebrated Belgian Royal Warrant chocolatier Pierre Marcolini with the release of the Silver Heart Coffret ed. 2020 from Feb. 1 to March 31 (¥3,000 plus consumption tax) — just in time...
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Jan 16, 2020
Anniversary menu serves up delectable fare
There's no occasion like the present at Namiki667, the signature restaurant of Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo, where festivities to commemorate the hotel's second anniversary are in full swing from Jan. 22 to Feb. 29.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Jan 9, 2020
Various features to celebrate milestone
The Imperial Hotel marks its 130th anniversary in November and is organizing a series of events and products celebrating the milestone. In commemoration, the hotel has overseen publication of a book featuring the hotel's 50-year-old Old Imperial Bar.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Jan 2, 2020
Strawberry desserts bursting with flair
Japan's love affair with strawberries remains unabated at ANA InterContinental Tokyo, with the Strawberry Sensation 2020 extravaganza, using approximately 7,000 kilograms of strawberries, scheduled to run from Jan. 15 until May 31.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Dec 19, 2019
Traditional New Year's fare for a family feast
The significance of a new decade cannot be understated, and the Royal Park Hotel is pulling out all the stops to ring in the New Year — and 2020s — with a series of events and meals.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Dec 12, 2019
Welcome the new year with a bubbly toast
Are there any sights more welcoming than a freshly poured glass of Champagne? With occasions for celebration becoming more frequent up until the end of the year — and indeed, the decade — the answer is undoubtedly "No!"
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Dec 5, 2019
Holiday cakes infused with hotel's unique chocolate
Using a chocolate with more than 70 percent cacao offers the perfect blend of bitter and sour with woody and spicy hints for premium Christmas cakes.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Nov 21, 2019
Seasonal treats against a sparkling backdrop
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo is pulling out all stops as the year — and decade — reach their celebratory conclusion, presenting an end of year buffet running daily from 7 to 9 p.m. from Nov. 28 to Dec. 28.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Nov 14, 2019
Keep warm with hearty meals served en cocotte
Head to the Hotel Century Southern Tower's Cocotte Fair for a marriage of prime Japanese produce and French brasserie cooking techniques.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Nov 8, 2019
Savor rich British cuisine and funky tunes
Britain is not unique in its stance as a nation obsessed with food; its contribution to the culinary canon speaks of rich flavors and nods to the country's history.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Oct 31, 2019
Comforting ambiance accompanies fine dining
Modern Japanese food in the heart of Japan's most modern city. That's what guests can expect when they walk through the doors of new Tokyo restaurant Hirakawacho Kanaya from Nov. 27.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Oct 24, 2019
Top-tier jazz performances and signature dishes
At The Peninsula Tokyo, restaurant Peter will present "Jazz Nights at Peter" with its specialties, free-flowing Dom Perignon and concert supported by Japan's premier jazz club Blue Note Tokyo on Nov. 1 and Dec. 18.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel / HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Oct 17, 2019
Savory treats to pump up rugby spirits
The Oak Door Bar at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is serving up a winning recipe for sports watching — specifically, Rugby World Cup 2019 matches — with a series of seasonal and sports-inspired burgers, hot dogs and beer cocktails from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. through Nov. 2.

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