Prior to his move to Japan, Fabio was Commercial Director at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund for five years since 2014.
Located in the Oita Prefecture in Southwestern Japan, the ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa opens as the region’s first international luxury resort.
Japanese real-estate developer Global Agents has just announced the second edition of its new lifestyle hotel brand “THE LIVELY” with a grand opening of The Lively Osaka Honmachi set for mid-August 2019.
The World Tourism Organization, the Japan Travel and Tourism Association, and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan. The publication includes 18 different case studies of successful gastronomy tourism in Japan.
The new Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz, and Alila branded properties will boost Hyatt’s luxury brand footprint in the region by over 25%
Japan’s inbound continues to surge, reaching over 30m visitors in 2018, inching ever closer to its goal of 40m by 2020 and 60m in another decade. How are brands in travel and beyond bracing themselves for the influx? How will Japan maintain its prominence and allure as a top destination amid rising competition? Will Japanese travel brands maintain dominance on their home turf as foreign brands enter and expand, or are collaboration and consolidation key to a shared victory? How can Japan spread tourism beyond its main cities? How will smaller players survive in an age of consolidation and scale?
The Luxury Collection’s third property in Japan, IRAPH SUI, will offer unique and rare experiences for global explorers in the tropical island paradise. @LuxCollection