Ritz-Carlton plans new hotel in Nikko

Business Nov 8, 2016

Ritz-Carlton plans new hotel in Nikko

A Ritz-Carlton hotel will open in the resort city of Nikko, north of Tokyo, in the summer of 2020, aiming to attract affluent foreign tourists, its operators said. Ritz-Carlton Hotel Nikko will be the sixth in Japan to open under the luxurious hotel brand run ...

Ritz-Carlton hotel opens in Kyoto

Business / Corporate Feb 7, 2014

Ritz-Carlton hotel opens in Kyoto

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto opened Friday as the luxury hotel chain's fourth branch in Japan, following those in Osaka, Tokyo and Okinawa. The hotel mainly targets wealthy travelers from abroad, charging between ¥65,000 and ¥1 million per room. The hotel has four floors above ground and three ...

National | View from Osaka Nov 16, 2013

Think caviar but brace for caveat

by Eric Johnston

In one of the most memorable scenes of the late, and sorely missed, Juzo Itami's classic 1985 film "Tampopo" ("Dandelion"), Japanese businessmen enter a French restaurant. Confused by the exotic items on the menu, the elderly members of the party stick to what they ...

National Nov 12, 2013

Agency checks inns amid food fraud

The Consumer Affairs Agency has inspected two hotels in Osaka over food mislabeling at their restaurants, according to sources. The inspection at the Ritz-Carlton Osaka, operated by Hanshin Hotel Systems under the umbrella of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings Inc., was conducted Monday, while that at Hotel ...