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The Okura Tokyo Accepting Banqueting, Conference and Exhibition Reservations from Today


20 banquet rooms will meet every need from international conferences
to intimate parties

Okura Co., Ltd.
announced today that its new flagship hotel The
Okura Tokyo is to start accept reservations for meetings, incentives,
conferences and exhibitions with immediate effect. Scheduled to open on
September 12, 2019, and comprising two main buildings, The Okura Tokyo
will reprise the former Hotel Okura Tokyo's famed traditional Japanese
beauty as well as its cherished simplicity and elegance. The Okura
Heritage Wing will offer "traditional luxury" while the neighboring The
Okura Prestige Tower will feature "contemporary luxury".

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[Heian Room] TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers (Photo: Business Wire)

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The Okura Tokyo will offer 20 banquet rooms, all in The Okura Prestige
Tower, ranging in size from large event and reception spaces to smaller
rooms ideal for intimate parties. The Heian Room—one of the largest
ballrooms and event spaces of any hotel in Tokyo—will re-establish The
Okura Tokyo as a premier venue for prestigious international conferences.

The Heian
will be reborn on the first floor of The Okura Prestige Tower.
The original Heian Room was a large, elegant Japanese-style facility
with an illustrious history as a glamorous reception room hosting
royalty and heads of state. It was also the venue for prestigious
international conferences such as the International Monetary Fund
General Assembly.

The Heian Room will span 2,000 square meters and will be able to
accommodate up to 2,000 guests for standing-style events. There will be
the option to combine it with the adjacent foyer and other banquet halls
to create a flexible 3,000 sq m function area. This can be sectioned
into multiple spaces to accommodate a variety of needs. Its Heian era
features will include white wooden panels, large reproductions from the
Kokin Wakashu poetry anthology preface (on display in the neighboring
Okura Museum of Art), Heian era door designs and Shosoin pattern
carpeting. The beauty of ancient Japan will be captured on a grand scale
in an elegant and practical way.

The second floor of The Okura Prestige Tower will contain the "Orchard"
banquet hall—the hotel's second-largest—as well as a number of meeting
and function rooms, all featuring European garden themes. Around half of
The Okura Tokyo site will be covered with a variety of lush gardens and
greenery, views of which guests will be able to enjoy from the lobby
throughout the seasons.

On the 41st floor of The Okura Prestige Tower, a
comprehensive range of meeting and function rooms will take full
advantage of their top floor locations to provide breathtaking views
across Tokyo. They will include L'Étoile,
adorned with galaxy-motif chandeliers, the modern-classic
design-inspired La
, and Le
, featuring a variety of wood textures, all based on urban and
celestial themes.

Masaki Ikeda, President and General Manager of Hotel Okura Tokyo, said,
"Since its original opening, Hotel Okura Tokyo has hosted many notable
guests and events from around the world, including heads of state and
leading global organizations. In the newly reborn The Okura Tokyo, we
look forward again to welcoming guests from around the world with our
signature blend of traditional Japanese culture and sophisticated

The Okura Tokyo is located in one of Tokyo's main business areas,
surrounded by government offices and embassies and offering easy access
to shopping areas such as Ginza.

The Okura Tokyo will be a top-end luxury hotel with a tasteful,
classically Japanese atmosphere. The beloved Yamazato Japanese
restaurant will make its awaited return, as will the renowned Chosho-an
tea ceremony room, making the reborn hotel the perfect choice for
special gatherings in elegant Japanese settings.

Please see here for more detail

Please refer to the press release "Hotel Okura Tokyo to be Reborn as
The Okura Tokyo in September 2019"

About Hotel Okura Tokyo
Okura Tokyo opened in Tokyo's Toranomon district as a "Uniquely Japanese
World-Class Hotel" in 1962. Since then, we have welcomed distinguished
guests and continued to pioneer developments in the hotel industry in
Japan. Reflecting the motto of our founder Kishichiro Okura – "A Harmony
of Japanese Beauty and International Service " – we provide services
under the Okura's "Best Accommodation, Cuisine and Service" philosophy
to ensure that all guests enjoy Okura's signature hospitality. The
hotel's main building closed for redevelopment at the end of August
2015, and we continued to operate by relocating facilities such as
restaurants and bars to the South Wing. Hotel Okura Tokyo will be reborn
as The Okura Tokyo on September 12, 2019. The Okura Tokyo will reprise
the former Hotel Okura Tokyo's famed traditional Japanese beauty as well
as its cherished simplicity and elegance to offer a new combination of
traditional and contemporary luxury. An array of fine dining facilities
will include the internationally renowned "Yamazato" Japanese
restaurant, the Teppanyaki restaurant "Sazanka" and "Toh-Ka-Lin",
offering Chinese cuisine.

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For Inquiries regarding The Okura Tokyo Banquet Reservations, please

General Banquets (Sales Department)
Tel: +81(0)3
3224 6661 (Weekdays 09:00-18:00) Email:

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