Ritz-Carlton has welcomed the latest hotel to join its luxury Asia Pacific portfolio, the Ritz-Carlton, Nikko.
The property – set amidst a UNESCO World Heritage Site – introduces a new level of luxury to the destination, with an experience marked by an emphasis on immersing oneself in the majestic natural surroundings.
Located in the Northern Kanto region of Japan, the hotel is set two and a half hours north of Tokyo, accessible by rail or car.
It features many natural treasures including the Kegon Falls and an array of famous Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines.
Nikko, and the surrounding area, has long been known as a holy place and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the cultural, religious, and architectural significance of its richly decorated shrines and temples.
Perched along Lake Chuzenji and Mount Nantai, guests can easily access prominent scenic attractions, such as Nikko National Park, where the hotel is located, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage designated area.
“Following much anticipation surrounding its debut, we are thrilled to finally open the doors to the Ritz-Carlton, Nikko and to continue the growth of the luxury segment in Japan,” said Rajeev Menon, president, Asia Pacific, Marriott…