IHG has signed a deal with Tsukada Global
Holdings Inc. to expand its Kimpton boutique hotel brand to Tokyo,
Scheduled to open in 2020, the Kimpton
Tokyo Shinjuku by IHG will feature 162-rooms, a choice of F&B
outlets, three inventive meeting spaces that will be able to
accommodate up to 300 people, a wellness studio, and a
Japan is the newest market for the Kimpton
brand, continuing the recent growth trajectory with signings in
Greater China and South-East Asia, as well as the 2017 opening of
Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam.
There are few places more fitting for a
unique luxury hotel than Japan’s Shinjuku, the world-famous
skyscraper district that showcases many of Tokyo’s tallest
buildings, as well as department stores, subterranean malls,
electronics shops, and Kabukicho, one of Japan’s largest and most
lively entertainment districts. It’s also home to the world’s
busiest railway station, which serves more than two million
passengers every day.
Great food sits at the heart of the Kimpton
ethos, and Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku will bring this to life with
three locally-inspired restaurants that will allow guests and
locals alike to embark on uniquely distinct dining experiences.
true Kimpton style, the property will offer signature perks such
as complimentary morning coffee and tea in the living room lobby
and an evening social hour, giving guests an opportunity to unwind
Kenneth Macpherson, CEO of Europe Middle East
Asia and Africa (EMEAA), IHG, said, “It’s wonderful to see the
Kimpton brand gaining such momentum in Asia and across the globe.
It is one of the world’s most beloved luxury lifestyle brands,
with each hotel bringing to life a unique character. This hotel’s
thoughtful approach to design will highlight the best of Tokyo’s
vibrant Shinjuku district, providing truly unique guest
experiences with personal service. With a strong and growing interest for luxury
hotels and lifestyle brands, Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku will
undoubtedly have a bright future of growth, and we look forward to
growing the brand in Japan and throughout the region.”
There are currently 66 Kimpton hotels open
globally, with another 20 in the pipeline, including Kimpton Bali,
Kimpton Shanghai Jing’an, Kimpton Resort Sanya Haitang Bay and
Kimpton Hotel Taipei.
IHG currently has 33 hotels operating under
three brands in Japan, including: InterContinental, ANA Crowne
Plaza, Holiday Inn, with a growing future pipeline, including ANA
InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa, Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora and
Hotel Indigo Inuyama Urakuen Garden.
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