Monthly Archives: July 2021

Olympics-Golf-Mexican Ortiz rejects course hotels for distant Olympic Village

Newfrom Japan Sport Tokyo 2020 Jul 30, 2021 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Golf – Men’s Individual – Final – Round 2 – Kasumigaseki Country Club – Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan – July 30, 2021. Carlos Ortiz of Mexico in action. REUTERS / Toby Melville KAWAGOE, Japan (Reuters) – Mexican golfer …

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Tripadvisor’s Definitive Guide to the Best Restaurants in Asia and the World

Koral Restaurant in Indonesia The 2021 Travellers’ Choice Awards have you covered no matter the occasion – now expanded to seven tasty sub-categories including Best New Restaurants, Picture-Perfect, Best Vegan Spots, Best Brunch Spots and Date Night. Singapore – Tripadvisor announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice 2021 “Best of …

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Iconic 388-room downtown hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin becomes Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Today, Driftwood Hospitality and Hilton Hotels & Resorts are announcing the rebranding of the former Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley to Hilton Appleton Paper Valley. After a property refresh, the hotel will open under the flagship Hilton brand in late 2021. Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley Today, Driftwood Hospitality and …

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Mercedes-Benz will focus on electric vehicles by 2025

Mercedes-Benz will focus entirely on electric vehicles in 2025 and be ready to sell only electric cars by 2030, the company said on Thursday, adding a caveat that the transition would depend on “market conditions.” Mercedes thus joins a growing list of companies including General Motors, Stellantis and Renault who …

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TripAdvisor’s top-rated restaurants in Leeds

From Bengali cuisine to Mediterranean restaurants and wine tasting experiences, Leeds offers an incredible variety of places to eat. We took a look at the popular review site Tripadvisor to see which restaurants had the best ratings on the website. Register now to our daily newsletter The newsletter i cut …

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5 LGBTQ + friendly hotels and tours for your next trip to Osaka

As the world strives to create better and more equal environments for sexual minorities, many cities are considering the best ways to welcome LGBTQ + visitors. One city that has made particularly strong strides in establishing a friendly environment for queer tourists is Osaka, which has been named a flagship …

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Shizuoka hotels welcome deadly landslide evacuees

Shizuoka – Hundreds continue to take refuge from a massive mudslide a week ago in central Japan, but rather than typical evacuation lodges in school gymnasiums, many have been greeted by hotels. The disaster occurred in the resort town of Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture, less than an hour from Tokyo …

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Modern Sushi Omakase at Bellwood | The Bellwood

You wouldn’t think that a kissaten-inspired cocktail bar would come up with some of the best sushi in town, but the Bellwood in Shibuya has always been full of surprises. Served in the Bellwood Lab – the bar’s private back room for experimental pop-ups – Bellsushi offers eight pieces of …

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Japan withdraws its controversial policy on restaurants serving alcohol

The government announced on Friday that it would withdraw its plan to ask financial institutions to ensure that restaurants respect the ban on serving alcohol during the last state of emergency, just a day after presenting the initiative as a way to bolster its anti-coronavirus response. Yasutoshi Nishimura, the minister …

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Tokyo restaurants outraged by new alcohol ban

Owners of some restaurants and bars in Tokyo are outraged as they will be forced to suspend alcohol service again amid a new COVID-19 state of emergency. The owners are complaining about what they see as government-imposed double standards in banning alcohol while allowing the Tokyo Olympics to go ahead …

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