Palace Hotel to be temporarily closed from February 2009 for reconstruction
After 47 years of continuous service in the Marunouchi district, at the heart of Japanese economy and business, the venerable and highly regarded Palace Hotel is to close its doors temporarily from this February 2009 for a total renovation. The ...
Concord ballroom of Keio Plaza Hotel to reopen its doors from December 1, 2008
Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku plans to reopen its Concord ballroom, from December 1, 2008, following a 6-month period of total refurbishment. The Concord Ballroom is one of the largest hotel banquet/meeting rooms in Tokyo encompassing 1, 320 sq....
Hotel Nikko Tokyo announces a further 33 billion refurbishment
A series of renovations have been underway at the Hotel Nikko Tokyo in Odaiba since 2006, the year when the hotel celebrated its 10th anniversary. A new three-year program of refurbishment began in May this year and will last through to 2010. By ...
Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo to open in March 2009
The first Shangri-La hotel in Japan is ideally located next to Tokyo station, in the heart of the city. The new hotel will offer a total of 202 stunning guest rooms, with panoramic views of the area, and all the services and equipment you would...
Tokyo hosts a MICE Master Class
With the cooperation of TCVB, the city of Tokyo held its first ever MICE Master Class from August 25 to 27. The purpose of the Master Class was to promote MICE events in Tokyo, which can have a significant economic impact, and to develop human ...
A new Tokyo landmark, "Tokyo Sky Tree, " had its groundbreaking ceremony on July 14, 2008
The 610-meter (2, 001-feet) "Tokyo Sky Tree, " a broadcasting tower that is designed with a nod to the traditional architecture of Japanese shrines and temples, will be the tallest structure in Japan when completed. The Sky Tree is being built in...
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Hotel Pacific Tokyo and Hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIBA will join the "Preferred Hotel Group" from June 1st 2008.
On June 1, 2008, the two hotels Le Meridien Pacific Tokyo and Le Meridien Grand Pacific Tokyo will establish their own brand, "HOTEL PACIFIC GROUP" and be renamed Hotel Pacific Tokyo and Hotel Grand Pacific LE DAIBA. Both hotels are set to join...
Hotel Okura Tokyo to open a new conference and banqueting room "Akebono" in the Main Building, 1F, on June 16.
The new "Akebono Room" will encompass 597 sq. m, including a 94 sq. m foyer. It is situated close to the "Heian Room, " which at 1, 487 sq. m is the largest of the Hotel Okura’s banqueting rooms and was the subject of a major renovation in August...
BelleSalle Yaesu is now open.
Sumitomo Realty and Development Co., Ltd., maintains many meeting spaces for lease around the Tokyo metropolis, the newest being BelleSalle Yaesu, which is the seventh meeting facility to be opened under the BelleSalle brand. Positioned a ston...