Enjoying a Face Mask-free Group Dinner

Countless restrictions for restaurant dine-in guests were imposed during this pandemic era. Unfortunately, restaurants are suffering losses due to the strict regulations in order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus across the world. Eureka! It was a light-bulb moment for the designers of Hoshinoya’s Tokyo Lantern Dinner. The goal is to provide a

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October 21, 2021

Hanami Cancelled due to Coronavirus Pandemic

  Did you know that hanami is a Japanese practice or custom of viewing cherry blossoms when they are in full bloom in Japan? These Cherry blossoms are said to symbolize the fragility of life in Japanese culture as Cherry Blossoms’ full blooms last for only about a week before the petals start falling off

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March 29, 2021

Bankruptcies on the Rise in Japan due to Pandemic

Teikoku Databank, a credit research firm, reports that around 1,107 bankruptcies hit Japan as of the end of February due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The most affected businesses are the bars and restaurants followed by the construction industry and hotels. The notable increase in bankruptcies in urban areas were said to be due to

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March 5, 2021