Hotel Okura, a Japanese hospitality company
headquartered in Tokyo, has launched an online travel planner app
on the websites of its two hotel groups, Okura Hotels & Resorts
and Nikko Hotels International.
The app, developed by TripSketch Corporation,
helps travelers identify local attractions and plan sightseeing
TripSketch has customized the app for 19 of the group’s properties and linked it
to ‘local offers’ on the hotels’ individual pages.
who plan to stay at the hotels can browse the destinations'
tourist attractions, tours and excursions and see their distance
from the hotel.
The app is designed to help guests plan activities and create
itineraries that can be saved, e-mailed and shared.
The app will
be available for 19 group hotels in Tokyo, Kyoto, Beijing,
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei, Bangkok, Honolulu, San
Francisco, Amsterdam and Düsseldorf.
“We constantly look
for new ways to improve our international clients' experience when
they stay with us, and make their stays more convenient and
enjoyable,” said Kenji Goto, Representative Director and Senior
Managing Corporate Executive Officer of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd.
“This application will let our guests engage with us well before
their arrival. Of course, our hotel concierges can offer
additional suggestions when guests arrive.”
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