Fujita Kanko Opens Hotel Gracery Seoul in Korea
■The Company Takes the Hotel Gracery Brand Overseas for Further Expansion
August 28, 2018, Tokyo – Fujita Kanko Inc., a leading Japanese hospitality company headquartered in Tokyo, will open Hotel Gracery Seoul in the capital city of South Korea on August 31st. This is the first Hotel Gracery property that the company is opening outside Japan.
The 335-room brand new hotel is located in the popular Myeongdong area in the heart of Seoul, the city’s hottest shopping district and main tourism hub, with numerous restaurants and entertainment spots. The nearest subway station, City Hall, is only three minutes away on foot.
Fujita Kanko has created the hotel emphasizing comfort, functionality and security to cater to both leisure and business travelers. Its concierge desk, staffed with a well-trained, multi-lingual team, will assist with tourist and local information. The spacious guest rooms, designed with a mixture of Korean and Japanese motifs, are equipped with original beds and separate toilets and bathrooms. Its restaurant will serve buffet breakfast with a wide range of tastes including Korean, Japanese and western dishes. The room rate starts at 154,000 Korean won, US$138 in today’s exchange rate. Online reservation and more information are available at: http://seoul.gracery.com/
“We are thrilled to finally open our first Gracery hotel overseas, which demonstrates our firm commitment to expansion, especially in Asia,” said Akira Segawa, Fujita Kanko’s President & CEO. “South Korea has been a top destination for Japanese travelers, but we intend to cater to a broad international clientele and raise a recognition of our brand internationally.”
Fujita Kanko currently has five overseas offices: Shanghai, Taipei, Bangkok, Yangon and Jakarta, to promote its 70+ Japanese properties, build international recognition for its businesses among travelers and other stakeholders, and develop local business.
The Hotel Gracery aims to offer top value with quality services for moderate prices. The scheduled Hotel Gracery openings include: Asakusa (Tokyo) this October; Osaka Namba in 2019; and Taipei in 2021.
About Fujita Kanko
Fujita Kanko Inc., established in 1955, is a publicly-traded tourism industry corporation headquartered in Tokyo. In addition to its core hospitality business, the company operates wedding and banquet facilities, high-end resorts, leisure facilities and related services. It has 70 properties/facilities, including its five-star flagship, Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, and 35 mid-priced hotels throughout Japan in the Hotel Gracery and Washington Hotels groups.
- Fujita Kanko Opens Hotel Gracery Seoul in Korea