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Friday, September 11, 2015

Kyoto's Shortage of Luxury Hotel Accommodations

Above, three generations at Nijo Castle. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

Kyoto, Japan is a very popular place to visit by foreigners. Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine voted it the world's best city to visit two years in a row. 

According to the Japan Times, Kyoto drew 55.64 million foreign tourists tourists in 2014.

Unfortunately, Kyoto's popularity has created a headache. There is a shortage of luxury accommodations.

The Japan Times wrote:
The city has made it easier to use its public wireless network; it supports 13 different languages on its website; it arranges business conferences with overseas travel agencies that cater to the wealthy, and is hoping for an influx of luxury hotels. 
But the sharp increase in the number of foreign visitors to Kyoto also brings with it challenges and difficulties. One is a shortage of high-class accommodation.
As for me, I am going to visit Kyoto next month as a day trip, but I am staying in nearby Osaka

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