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Articles tagged “osaka”

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

Osaka Is Asian Travelers’ New Favorite Japanese Hotspot

Osaka Is Asian Travelers’ New Favorite Japanese Hotspot

Masahiro Hidaka, Bloomberg

Since 2009, Osaka has had one of the highest compound-annual-growth rates among destinations worldwide thanks to low-cost airlines favoring the regional airport. Wait until Tujia makes renting local homes easier.

2 years ago

Osaka’s Subway May Be Worse than Tokyo’s But the Public May Be Able to Change That

Osaka’s Subway May Be Worse than Tokyo’s But the Public May Be Able to Change That

Shigeru Sato and Emi Urabe, Bloomberg

It sounds as though Osaka needs to fix its subway, but privatization isn't necessarily the answer.

6 years ago