Posts tagged "love hotels"

Love Conquers All In Japan

While most businesses in Japan are crashing, the hotel industry has found a way to “stimulate” the economy. Giving new meaning to the term “love shack,” the country’s love hotels are racking up some serious tail. Chock full of “amenities” like DVD players, karaoke machines, makeup, custom rubbers and hot tubs, love hotels are ope…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 2, 2009

Japanese Love Hotels Go Classy

Japan’s “love hotels” aren’t smutty, by-the-hour businesses solely used for forbidden romances. Igyeon Kim, who recently published the book The Evolution of Love Hotels, found that the hotels have diversified due to fierce competition. Here are some of the main trends:

Resort-like: We think this might mean lovely, tranquil settings as opposed to one…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 28, 2008