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Japan signs its second distinctive Autograph Collection Hotel – The Mesm Tokyo is set to open in 2020

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Fri, 06/21/2019 - 13:31

The Autograph Collection brand continues to grow in Japan by providing travelers with one-of-a-kind hotels that champion values of vision, design and craft.

Tokyo, Japan -– The distinctive Autograph Collection brand announced the signing of its second independent hotel in Japan, mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection, which is set to open in 2020. The upcoming hotel is set to ‘mesmerize’ individualists with its exceptional design and thoughtful, spirited service – an experience from which inspired the hotel’s name. Slated to open in 2020, the hotel will occupy the 16th to 26th floor of the WATERS takeshiba main building, a multipurpose city complex that’s part of the Takeshiba Waterfront Development Project.

“We are thrilled to introduce mesm as Japan’s second Autograph Collection hotel in Tokyo, providing highly curated personal guest experiences with attentiveness in every corner,” said Paul Foskey, Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International. “We look forward to expanding our portfolio in Japan with this hotel, which is set to open ahead of the highly anticipated 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

With a rapid growth in inbound international travelers to Japan exceeding over 30 million last year, NIPPON HOTEL Co., Ltd., there is a lot of opportunity for modern, next-generation hotel experiences. mesm Tokyo is an original Japanese hotel concept developed by NIPPON HOTEL and Marriott International that will deliver unique, enriching Japanese experiences, infused with Autograph Collection’s brand philosophy of ensuring that this hotel experience is exactly like nothing else.

Further blending with the hotel’s “Tokyo Waves” concept, guests will encounter representations of life in Tokyo,  with connections to the latest trends in fashion, art and technology. “WATERS takeshiba will be completed as a focal point for culture and arts, and we are delighted to collaborate with Marriott International, leaders in travel experiences to open mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection, as a part of this exciting project,” said Masayuki Satomi, Chief Executive Officer, NIPPON HOTEL Co., Ltd. “What we have in common with the brand is that we are committed to offering guest experiences that are unique to each destination. This exciting project will see beautifully crafted spaces merge with ambitious talents, ensuring momentous guest stays.”


Theodore Koumelis

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