Hyakuna Garan receives three international awards for hotel service
November 23, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo
Hotel “Hyakuna Garan” in Nanjo City has taken out three international awards. The “World Boutique Hotel Award” is dedicated to hotels which offer high-quality service regardless of hotel size. In the food and drink section, Hyakuna Garan was the only one to be awarded in Asia.
Besides this award, Hyakuna Garan received the “World Luxury Hotel Award” in recognition of the world-class facilities and service excellence provided to guests. It also won the “Luxury Travel Guide Award” which is awarded by continent.
The world’s largest travel site “TripAdvisor” awarded the hotel a Certificate of Excellence to recognize year-long glowing reviews and another award for the best small hotel out of hundreds of other hotels.
On November 22, owner Miki Fuchibe, Sub-manager Kayoko Ikeda, and Yasuto Morishima Tourism Marketing Division Assistant Sales Manager of JCC, which manages the hotel, visited the Ryukyu Shimpo office and shared the good news.
For the World Boutique Hotel Award, the creation of Ryukyuan and Japanese dishes, and the unique fusion of history and tradition were recognized. Owner Fuchibe said, “We would like to present the charm of not only Nanjo City but also Okinawa to the world and aim to become ‘the Chosen Okinawa.’”
(English translation by T&CT and Megumi Chibana)
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