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APA Hotels & Resorts Groundbreaking ceremony held today for APA Hotel (Tottori Ekimae), Tottori City’s first newly built hotel

APA Hotels & Resorts
Tottori City’s first newly built hotel, APA Hotel – Tottori Ekimae – Groundbreaking ceremony held today
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APA Group (Headquarters: 3-2-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Kazushi Motoya), a comprehensive urban development company that operates a hotel network across the country, today announced the planned site of APA Hotel – Tottori Ekimae (2 Tomiyasu, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture). The groundbreaking ceremony was held at -165 (lot number).
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In his speech after the ritual, Kazushi Motoya, President and CEO of APA Group, said, “2.43 million people visited Tottori’s tourist attractions, such as the Tottori Sand Dunes and Inaba Onsen Village, two years ago. We believe there is still a lot of potential.This hotel is close to the station and will also have a large public bath, so we would like you to combine it with existing nearby hotels that have undergone renovations to heal the fatigue of your travels.In terms of the Chugoku-Shikoku area, the current In Hiroshima, two hotels are under construction and a new tower hotel is scheduled for construction in the future.We will continue to move forward with new projects by keeping an eye on demographic trends and considering selection and concentration, such as how to concentrate resources. I want to do that.”
APA Hotel – Tottori Ekimae – is the first newly built hotel in Tottori City. The hotel is located in front of Tottori Station, a 3-minute walk from Tottori Station on the San’in Main Line and Inbi Line, making it an ideal location for business and leisure needs.
The structure and scale will be a steel frame building with 8 floors above ground, 205 rooms in total, and a restaurant and public bath. The building will be designed by Nikki Sekkei Co., Ltd., constructed by Kumagai Gumi Co., Ltd., and supervised by Tsujimoto Design Office, and is scheduled to open in October 2025.
Currently in Tottori Prefecture, we are operating APA Hotel -Tottori Ekimae Minami- (*Scheduled to change hotel name from APA Hotel -Tottori Ekimae- on April 23, 2024) (Tottori City, 143 rooms in total, opening on March 25, 2008). As sales were strong, plans for a second building were moved forward. Including this project, there will be a total of 2 buildings with 348 rooms, and we are also considering using the two buildings in conjunction with mutual hotel check-in systems and large public baths. We will continue to strengthen the expansion of our APA hotel network in areas where demand is expected nationwide, while proactively pursuing a dominant strategy based on improvements in hotel management and personnel efficiency.
The main features of APA Hotel – Tottori Ekimae – are as follows, and the innovation points will be announced at the time of opening. [Guest room standard specifications]
Large LCD TV of 1.50 inches or more *65 inches for deluxe twin rooms 2. Bedside central controller that integrates lighting switches (all lights off “GOOD NIGHT switch”), air conditioning remote control, outlet, USB port, and HDMI terminal
3. APA digital information that displays information about the hotel on a TV screen
・Information about the hotel is displayed on the TV screen (compatible with Japanese, English, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese, and Korean)
・Introduced a “cast function” in all guest rooms that allows you to display video distribution services such as YouTube from your smartphone to a large TV screen with just two touches.
・Self-extension function that allows you to extend your check-out time using the TV remote control, etc.
4. Free service of APA Room Theater (VOD)
5.BBC World News free broadcast
6. Installed a new type of air conditioner equipped with “High Concentration Nanoe X”, which is even more effective than Panasonic’s “Nanoe
7. Free connection to next-generation Wi-Fi standard “Wi-Fi 6” with excellent communication speed, connection stability, and security in all guest rooms.
8. “Cloud fit Grand” maintains the comfortable sleep quality of the original original bed “Cloud fit” while improving various functions such as securing storage space under the bed and making it easier to make the bed. (Crowdfit Gran)” was adopted.
9. A Nishikawa duvet that uses recycled down and is environmentally friendly, yet is softer and thicker than conventional bedding. 10. Two types of original pillows with different specifications (“Pride Fit”, “Adjust Fit”)
11. Introducing the ultra-fine bubble shower head “Bollina Wide Plus” 12.Uses an original unit bath that saves approximately 20% water compared to a regular bathtub and allows for a relaxing bath (water-saving egg-shaped bathtub developed in-house, fixed-rate water stop valve with thermostat).
13. Universal outlet compatible with almost all plugs around the world 14. Environmentally friendly guest room amenities made from biomass raw materials and recycled plastics (toothbrushes, razors,
hairbrushes, shower caps)
15. S-S Connect Twin Room (Single-Single Connect Twin Room) where adjacent single rooms can be connected as needed.
[Front standard specifications]
1.Introduced a check-in machine*1 that supports all reservation routes and supports 8 types of smartphone payments
2. Introducing a contactless app check-in machine*1 (exclusive to the APA direct app, online payment already completed) that allows you to complete check-in without waiting or lining up.
3. We have installed an express checkout post (patented*2) that automatically checks out in real time when you post your room card key.
4.As the media for the nationwide APA hotel network, digital signage is installed in locations that take into consideration the customer’s perspective, and displays the latest information about APA hotels, campaign information, advertising videos, etc.
*1 First in the industry (in-house research) *2 Patent No. 7430491 [DX (Digital Transformation) “APA Triple One System”]
-1-One-step reservation…One-step reservation for your favorite hotel using the app
-2-1 second check-in…If you check in with the app, you can check in without lining up or waiting (Front standard specification 2.) -3-1 second checkout…To check out, simply drop the card key into the mailbox (Front standard specification 3.)
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[APA Group]
It is the largest APA hotel network in Japan with 783 hotels and 117,463 rooms (including those under construction and design, overseas, FC, and hotels directly affiliated with APA). Inheriting the “SUMMIT 5” (summit strategy) that started in April 2010, we will launch a new five-year plan “AIM5 ~ APA Innovative Movement” from April 2022. We aim to develop 150,000 rooms as an APA hotel network by the end of March 2027, in order to become the overwhelmingly No. 1 hotel chain in Japan while capturing changing needs and the wave of DX in the post-corona era.
APA Group release materials
https://prtimes.jp/a/?f=d18265-649-1f506034b57cec5de87a797c646a5c00.pdf If you get it from “Apa Direct”, you will get the lowest price without any comparison.
https://www.apahotel.com/
APA Hotel official app “APA App”
https://apahotel.com/qr_app/
More details about this release:
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000649.000018265.html



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