New Minion room coming at Universal Studios Japan official hotel

A brand new Despicable Me room will launch on 15 July 2022 at Universal Studios Japan’s official hotel, Hotel Universal Port. It will be just like you’re visiting an actual…

Hakone: Hotel de Yama garden at full bloom in May

The azaleas at the Hotel de Yama in Hakone have been recognised as part of the ‘National Plant Collection’ of the Japan Association of Botanical Gardens (JABG).

Paper toothpaste now in hotels, no tubes, less plastic waste

The Japanese government has set a target of a cumulative 25% reduction in single-use plastics by 2030. And on 1 April, the Plastic Resource Circulation Act, initiated by the Ministry…

Nintendo old HQ now reborn into a hotel

Nintendo has now become one of Japan’s best-known video game companies in the world.Founded in 1947, Nintendo’s ancestor, Marufuku Corporation, was mainly active in making and selling karuta*1, hanafuda*2 and playing cards.

Japan hotel uses retired aircraft parts for new cabin-themed room

Exciting news for aviation fans! A Japanese hotel now has a room that recreates the inside of an aeroplane cabin.

Muslim-friendly Paprika Hotel with musalla & halal restaurant

To welcome Muslim guests, Paprika Hotel opened in 2019, with prayer rooms (musalla) and a Halal restaurant. Find out from CEO Yoshinori Izuka about the hotel’s features and aspirations for…

Tokyu Hotels uses 100% plant-based toothbrush, Japan Trip goes greener

Toiletries provided to guests in Japanese hotels are rapidly switching to eco-friendly materials.

New World Hotels & Resorts First Hotel in Hokkaido

New World Hotels & Resorts, which continues to grow in Malaysia and other Asian countries, plans to open a new luxury resort—New World La Plume Niseko Resort, in Niseko, Hokkaido,…

Halal-Supported, UNO HOTEL To Open in Okayama in July

UNO HOTEL opens in July just in front of Uno Station, with easy access to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.The hotel’s restaurant—also caters to halal requests—offers dishes utilizing…