Articles tagged “tokyo”

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A Billionaire Buddhist Priest and His Disciple Want to Fix Tokyo’s Hotel Shortage

A Billionaire Buddhist Priest and His Disciple Want to Fix Tokyo’s Hotel Shortage

Katsuyo Kuwako and Chris Cooper, Bloomberg

Horiguchi and Inamori's approach to doing business could be a lesson for anyone in any industry: make money but make your employees, and the greater society, better for it.

3 years ago

Airbnb Is Going All Out to Win Over Tough Japanese Regulators

Airbnb Is Going All Out to Win Over Tough Japanese Regulators

Yuji Nakamura, Takashi Amano and Pavel Alpeyev, Bloomberg

Japan is a market that offers Airbnb a chance to provide a model working relationship for other destinations facing lodging and housing crunches.

3 years ago

Tokyo, the Park Hyatt and the Art of the Hotel Arrival

Tokyo, the Park Hyatt and the Art of the Hotel Arrival

Colin Nagy, Skift

It is a delight to witness a hotel arrival that hums with quiet efficiency and professionalism.

3 years ago

New Agreement Makes Tokyo-Bound Flights Better for U.S. Passengers

New Agreement Makes Tokyo-Bound Flights Better for U.S. Passengers

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Sensible flights to an airport near Tokyo will likely have a bigger impact on business travel than people would assume.

3 years ago

Why Japan’s Crackdown on Airbnb Is Bad News for Its Ambitions in Japan

Why Japan’s Crackdown on Airbnb Is Bad News for Its Ambitions in Japan

Yuji Nakamura and Maiko Takahashi, Bloomberg

We agree that Tokyo should loosen up restrictions for the Olympics, but we'll also argue from personal experience that there are multiple options available for both affordable hotels and short-term, legal rentals in the city during non-peak times. Airbnb shouldn't use 2020 to weaken rules that improve the quality of life for many residents.

3 years ago

Japan Is Worried About Life After the Tokyo Olympics

Japan Is Worried About Life After the Tokyo Olympics

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press

When the Olympics is your economy's bright spot, you know you have work to do. Japan needs to sell itself better to tourist, as well as convert visitors into immigrants that fill in gaps in the Japanese economy.

3 years ago

Tokyo Olympics’ Second Try at a Logo Design Nears Selection Phase

Tokyo Olympics’ Second Try at a Logo Design Nears Selection Phase

Associated Press

We long for the days when you could count on the Olympics and World Cup to inspire with compelling design. The latest entrants have seemed more like chain restaurant rejects than icons.

3 years ago

Tokyo Puts a Number on It Expectations for Olympic Tourism Impact

Tokyo Puts a Number on It Expectations for Olympic Tourism Impact

Toru Fujioka, Bloomberg

Japan needs its tourism board to stop being so bureaucratic and political and turn this into a marketing opportunity worthy of one of the world's best cities.

3 years ago

American Airlines Wins Battle With Delta Over Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

American Airlines Wins Battle With Delta Over Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Any airline flying into Tokyo would prefer Haneda, so it's easy to see why Delta is fighting.

3 years ago

Tokyo Still Sees Chinese Tourist Surge Despite Economic Slowdown

Tokyo Still Sees Chinese Tourist Surge Despite Economic Slowdown

Tom Redmond and Yuko Takeo, Bloomberg

Japan's tourism industry is doing well despite the country's relatively poor job at promotion.

4 years ago

Japan’s Narita Airport Could Add Third Runway to Meet Demand

Japan’s Narita Airport Could Add Third Runway to Meet Demand

Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda, Bloomberg

Narita undoubtedly has its eyes set on the 2020 Summer Olympics as well and the increased international arrivals it hopes the games will draw in the long-term.

4 years ago

Tokyo’s Best Looking Hotel Has an Appointment With a Wrecking Ball

Tokyo’s Best Looking Hotel Has an Appointment With a Wrecking Ball

Komaki Ito and Andreea Papuc, Bloomberg

It would be easy to blame the Olympics (let's do that no matter what), but it's mainly the fault of people who can't think creatively within minor restraints in order to create something better.

4 years ago