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Articles tagged “kyoto”

Coronavirus, Olympics Delay Batter Japanese Hotel Business

Coronavirus, Olympics Delay Batter Japanese Hotel Business

Sakura Murakami and Mari Saito, Reuters

Coronavirus precautions keeping tourists at home and the now-delayed 2020 Olympics are a devastating combination for Japanese hoteliers that were banking on a strong tourist year to compensate for significant capital investments.

2 weeks ago

The Traditional Japanese City Where Americans Go to Unplug

The Traditional Japanese City Where Americans Go to Unplug

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Destinations around the world can appeal to travelers in even the most distant markets by branding themselves as exclusive places, the only where a certain kind of experience can be had.

6 years ago

Kyoto Is Studying How to Be a More Muslim-Friendly Tourism Destination

Kyoto Is Studying How to Be a More Muslim-Friendly Tourism Destination

The Japan Times

As Japan has had economic challenges recently it has begun to think smarter about tourism. Considering its proximity to hundreds of millions of Muslims, this move in Kyoto is a just as smart.

6 years ago