Hotel Hyakuna Garan Okinawa receives three global awards
December 4, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo
Resort hotel Hyakuna Garan Okinawa in Nanjo has received global awards and raised its profile both in Japan and overseas. The hotel received the World Luxury Hotel Award, Hotel of the Year, and Luxury Travel Guide Award in the June to September period. Specialists and customers select excellent hotels from around the world according to site location and customer service quality. The Hyakuna Garan is the only hotel that received the awards in Okinawa.
The hotel was awarded the Asian continent award in the seaside luxury hotel section of the World Luxury Awards for the second year in a row. The Hyakuna Garan was one of the four Japanese hotels among 709 hotels that received the award. Hotel of the Year, which targeted about 2,100 world famous hotels, was given to two hotels from Japan, including the Hyakuna Garan.
The Hyakuna Garan also won the Top 100 Hotel Resorts Worldwide section and Best Small Beach Hotel Worldwide section.
The hotel’s owner received the Luxury Sea View Resort of the Year Japan from the Luxury Travel Guide Award, which is given to tourism-related business operators.
The Hyakuna Garan is a luxury hotel, which opened three and a half years ago. Room rates for the hotel start from 50,000 yen per night. Customers from Europe are on the increase and the occupancy rate is close to 80 percent.
Miki Fuchibe, the owner and general manager, said, “We provide our own original Ryukyu-style hospitality to our customers.”
(English translation by T&CT, Hitomi Shinzato)
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