Marriott International and KKR to launch midscale hospitality segment in Japan with Four Points Express by Sheraton

Marriott International, Inc. and KKR, a leading global investment firm today announced the launch of each company’s foray into the midscale hospitality space in Japan, which follows KKR’s completion of the acquisition of Unizo Hotel Company, Limited and a portfolio of 14 hotels in Japan from Unizo Holdings. The 14 hotels will be converted to Four Points Express by Sheraton. This marks Marriott’s entry into the affordable midscale segment in Japan and the brand’s debut in Asia Pacific following its global launch in this space in 2023.


Hilton continues its expansion in Japan with the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station

Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station, the brand’s second property in Kyoto, Japan. Conveniently located within walking distance of Kyoto Station, this new addition offers both business and leisure travelers a seamless blend of the city’s rich cultural heritage alongside modern comfort and the warm hospitality that defines the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. Guests can expect to be immersed in the timeless charm of Kyoto while enjoying the brand’s renowned warmth and thoughtful acts of caring throughout their stay.

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Accor doubles Japan footprint with opening of 22 hotels

Accor, is delighted to announce the opening of 22 hotels and over 6,000 rooms in Japan on Monday, 1 April 2024. With these openings, the Group’s footprint in Japan will instantly double increasing Accor’s portfolio of hotels in Japan to 46 properties.


Newest MGallery hotel opens in Sapporo Japan

The island of Hokkaido, Japan’s fifth largest city welcomes the latest addition to the Accor Group’s MGallery Collection as of January 2024. Set in the Sosei East neighborhood, where the cultural heritage is as present as ever, Hotel Sosei Sapporo exalts Japanese tradition while integrating discreet touches of modernity and character. An eclectic mix for a destination that offers a  complete getaway sensation. 

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Coast Hotels announces taste of Japan coast rewards sweepstakes

Coast Hotels Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of APA Hotel Canada, Inc. and one of North America’s fastest-growing and one of Canada’s largest hotel brands, is launching new Coast Rewards Member Sweepstakes I, an exciting collaboration with APA Hotels & Resorts, Japan.

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Dusit continues expansion in Japan with new luxury hotel promising ‘a total Kyoto experience’

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will continue its expansion in Japan this September with the opening of Dusit Thani Kyoto, a new luxury hotel in the city’s vibrant Hanganji Monzen-machi district, only 850 metres from major transportation hub Kyoto Station, which offers seamless travel connections throughout Kyoto and to the rest of Japan.

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