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Japan Has an Incredibly Low Number of Five-Star Luxury Hotels. Why is That?

Here is an interesting question, what’s something that countries like the United States, China, France, and Italy have in great numbers and that Japan lacks? The obvious answer, based on the article’s title at least, is five-star hotels. To put into perspective just how few five-star hotels Japan has when compared to other places, London…

26 Hotels in Akasaka for a Comfortable and Relaxing Stay in Tokyo in 2019!

If you’re looking for both convenience and peace and quiet, Akasaka (赤坂) is one of the best places to stay in Tokyo (東京). While this business district is a little out of the main buzz of Tokyo, you can be sped into the bustling streets of Shibuya (渋谷), Shinjuku (新宿) and Asakusa (浅草) within no…

29 of the Best Hotels in Ueno for a Relaxing and Unforgettable Stay in 2019

Ueno is an area of Tokyo buzzing with tradition, culture, and outstanding beauty. It is home to the gorgeous Ueno Park, one of the best parks in Tokyo for seeing the cherry blossom trees in spring, and where you can admire the beautiful Shinobazu Pond and visit the nationally famous Ueno Zoo. Those who want…

29 Hotels in Shinjuku That Will Make Your 2019 Trip to Tokyo Perfect!

Shinjuku (新宿) is one of Tokyo (東京)’s most visited districts thanks to its Tokyo-esque neon-lit streets brimming with bustling eating and drinking establishments, entertainment, and shopping opportunities. With its easy access to the rest of the city and shuttle bus services straight to and from Narita (成田) and Haneda (羽田) airports, Shinjuku is not only…

The 29 Best Hotels in Shinagawa That You Should Stay at in 2019!

Shinagawa (品川) is a district in the south of Tokyo (東京) that has the benefit of both a convenient location and a proximity to Tokyo Bay (東京湾). Within easy access of some of Tokyo’s must-visit spots, you’ll never find yourself far from the action but can also enjoy the slightly calmer streets of much of…

Fumiko Motoya: Nontypical Model for a Smart Marketing Strategy!

The APA hotel chain is a ubiquitous business hotel chain in Japan. They are present in most of the major cities in Japan, with 47 hotels in the Kanto area alone. APA stands for Always Pleasant Amenities. It does sort of living up to its name if what you are seeking is no-frills nice amenities…