According to the UNWTO, international travel is largely on hold despite uptick in May 2021.
Hotel news in Japan
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay, located in Urayasu city
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published Economic Trends Report, revealing the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on worldwide Travel & Tourism.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd, a developer of condominiums and office buildings, and Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), a Singapore-based real estate company, have announced plans for the One Dojima Project in Osaka, Japan, which will include a brand-new Four Seasons hotel.
Tribute Portfolio, the growing collection of hotels from Marriott Bonvoy, open sits the second hotel in Japan- Hiyori Chapter Kyoto.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has revealed in its annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) the damage caused by COVID-19 to Japan’s Travel & Tourism sector, resulting in a loss of USD138 billion from the country’s economy.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is calling for world leaders of the G7 countries to lead conversations for a seamless return of international travel to boost the global economic recovery.
WTTC Data Shows U.S. Maintains Position as Biggest Travel & Tourism Market Despite Suffering 41% Slide in GDP
Latest data from the World Travel & Tourism Council shows the U.S. maintained its position as the largest global Travel & Tourism market, despite suffering a huge 41% fall in GDP last year.
EDITION Hotels announced its further international expansion by the end of 2022, with the slated opening of eight new properties across three continents. The new openings include sites in Rome, Madrid, Dubai, Reykjavik, Tampa, Doha, Mexicos Riviera Maya at Kanai and EDITIONs second property in Tokyo.
Marriott is set to significantly expand its portfolio of properties in Japan, with the opening of three new Fairfield hotels this month, and a further three by the end of summer 2021.
Marriott International has announced it has signed an agreement with Japanese real estate developer, Sekisui House, to bring 11 new Fairfield by Marriott hotels to Japan.
Preferred Hotels & Resorts has announced 13 new member hotels from May 1 through August 31, 2020. These recent additions mark 39 new member hotels to join the its global portfolio in the first 8 months of the year
Marriott International, Inc has announced the opening of its 800th property in Asia Pacific, the JW Marriott Nara in Japan. The opening marks the entry of the JW Marriott brand into Japan.