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India’s OYO snags $10M strategic investment from hotel giant China Lodging
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:43

 Indian budget hotel startup OYO pulled in a big $ 250 million round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund last week, but now it has topped that m...

Governments around Japan eye lodging tax to offset impacts of tourism
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:37

An increasing number of local governments are planning to introduce a lodging tax to finance tourism promotion and ease the load on infrastructure ami...

Kyoto eyes introducing lodging tax amid increasing tourist numbers
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 02:34

The city of Kyoto aims to introduce a lodging tax in 2018 at the earliest to cope with issues stemming from a surge in the number of tourists, based o...

'Minpaku' private lodging biz drawing many complaints in Osaka
  • Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:25

The city of Osaka has been struggling to respond to numerous complaints about problems linked to the emerging "minpaku" business, which makes vacant r...

Japan enacts bill to fully allow 'minpaku' lodging biz
  • Fri, 09 Jun 2017 22:39

The House of Councillors on Friday enacted a bill to fully allow the operations of "minpaku" private lodging services across Japan, where visitors fro...

Curious cat finds fox cub 'lodging' under Welney sofa
  • Mon, 29 May 2017 15:17

It is thought the cub had been in the house for several days before being found by the curious cat. BBC News - England

Family Lodging for Part-Time Nature Seekers
  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:15

New and improved family-friendly hotels and resorts in the United States and abroad offer access to adventures in wild places and milder alternatives,...

Alleged abuse victim denies lodging complaint against teacher for money
  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:31

A man who claims he was indecently assaulted by a teacher at Daramalan College in the 1980s rejects suggestions from the man's lawyer his complaint is...

Chinese air travellers cynical about draft rule on when airlines must pick up tab for food and lodging
  • Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:49

A new government rule aimed at the mainland’s notorious flight delays has not landed smoothly, with some passengers arguing it is unfair to make the...

National › Gov’t to convert love hotels into regular lodging facilities ahead of 2020 Olympics
  • Tue, 17 May 2016 02:51

The Japanese government has announced plans to convert the country’s more than 10,000 existing love hotels ― which provide temporary lodging servi...

National › Gov’t to convert love hotels into regular lodging facilities ahead of 2020 Olympics
  • Tue, 17 May 2016 02:51

The Japanese government has announced plans to convert the country’s more than 10,000 existing love hotels ― which provide temporary lodging servi...

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