Star Cruises Announces More Cruise Options For Shanghai Season

Star Cruises has announced more itinerary options for the upcoming Shanghai homeporting season of the Superstar Virgo. The 13-deck ship, dubbed the fastest in Asia, will sail a series of longer 7-night round trip cruises from Shanghai, while also offering fly-cruise holidays with the designation of Yokohama as an interport.   7-night Golden Sea Route In … Continue reading

Now Open: Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Luxury hoteliers Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has opened the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, set in the city’s temple district in the shadow of the Higashiyama mountains.   Hidden amid a 5-acre Japanese pond garden from the 12th century, the 180-room property affords breathtaking views in every direction (including Kyoto’s famed Kiyomizudera Temple) and remains … Continue reading

Tokyo Debut For Luxury Collection

Starwood’s Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts arrives in Tokyo with the opening of The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho. Occupying the upper floors of the new Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho mixed-use development, the hotel is situated in the geographical center of Tokyo and conveniently accessible from Tokyo Station, Tokyo (Narita) and Tokyo (Haneda) airports.   Designers … Continue reading

Now Open: Hoshinoya Tokyo

Hoshino Resorts has opened the new Hoshinoya Tokyo, in the Japanese capital’s upmarket Otemachi district.   Nestled among steel and glass office towers between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, the city’s first luxury ryokan blends its traditional Japanese heritage with urban modernity. Unlike many of Tokyo’s luxury branded hotels it is set to challenge, … Continue reading

Now Open: Hyatt Regency Naha Okinawa

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened its latest property in Japan – Hyatt Regency Naha Okinawa.   Located 20 minutes from Naha Airport, the property is Hyatt’s first on the southern Japanese island and promises warm Okinawan hospitality. Like its address at the between the vibrant Kokusai Dori main street and the historical pottery workshops on Tsuboya Yachimun Dori, … Continue reading