Fukuoka

Indoor Dining Returns to ICHIRAN Midtown West

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 7:11pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --ICHIRAN Midtown West is back with indoor dining at 4:00 PM on Monday, Nov. 23.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --ICHIRAN Midtown West is back with indoor dining at 4:00 PM on Monday, Nov. 23.
  • This location reopened on Nov. 16for take-out and delivery only, but will now resume dine-in service at 25% capacity due to the many requests from ICHIRAN fans.
  • As the foremost expert in tonkotsu ramen, ICHIRAN has developed its own unique broth and noodles through years of scientific research.
  • The first ramen restaurant to offer ramen customization, it is also the first to create a unique dining experience with its Ramen Focus Booths individual dining booths designed for a private and peaceful meal.

Bird Brings e-Scooter Park Trial to Fukuoka, Japan via Bird Platform in Collaboration with the City

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 3:00am

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird today announced it will participate in the first ever micro-mobility park trial in Kaizuka Park in Fukuoka from August 31st through September 1st in partnership with the Fukuoka City government and in collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation via Bird Platform.

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  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird today announced it will participate in the first ever micro-mobility park trial in Kaizuka Park in Fukuoka from August 31st through September 1st in partnership with the Fukuoka City government and in collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation via Bird Platform.
  • During the two day trial, Fukuoka locals and visitors will have the opportunity to test ride Bird e-scooters, learn and practice micro-mobility vehicle basics, speak with Bird representatives, and receive free helmets.
  • "We are proud to introduce Bird e-scooters in Fukuoka, a forward thinking tech and startup hub for Japan," said Travis VanderZanden, CEO and founder of Bird.
  • Bird, is collaborating with Sumitomo to bring the Bird micro-mobility trial to Fukuoka.

Japanese Developer Global Agents to Bring Its Revolutionary Upscale Capsule Hotel Brand 'The Millennials' to Fukuoka

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 2:02am

TOKYO, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Up-and-coming Japanese real estate developer Global Agents Co. Ltd has just announced the grand opening of the third location of their luxury capsule hotel brand 'The Millennials'.

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  • TOKYO, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Up-and-coming Japanese real estate developer Global Agents Co. Ltd has just announced the grand opening of the third location of their luxury capsule hotel brand 'The Millennials'.
  • Global Agents decided to establish another branch of the wildly popular concept in Southern Japan on the third floor of its brand new hotel venture "The Lively" in the bustling Hakata District of Fukuoka.
  • Global Agents is the first company in Japan to bring two distinct hotel concepts into a single, fluid space that encourages new experiences and communication between hotel guests.
  • The Millennials re-imagines the capsule hotel concept through high-tech facilities and social areas to bring a formerly utilitarian concept into the realm of semi-luxury.

Japan Hotel REIT: Reopen of Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station after Major Renovation

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:31am

Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (TOKYO: 8985) (hereinafter called JHR) is pleased to announce that Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station (hereinafter called the Hotel) reopened today after a six-month construction for renovation.

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  • Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (TOKYO: 8985) (hereinafter called JHR) is pleased to announce that Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station (hereinafter called the Hotel) reopened today after a six-month construction for renovation.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190408005875/en/
    Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The hotel is conveniently located at a minute walk from JR Hakata Station and has a direct access to Subway Hakata Station in the basement, providing direct connection to Fukuoka Airport (five minute train ride from Subway Hakata Station to Fukuoka Airport).
  • In order to make the best use of attractive location facing the station, extensive knowledge and know-how were exploited by JHR and Hotel Management Japan Co., Ltd., the hotel operator.
  • * Website of Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation: http://www.jhrth.co.jp/en
    * Website of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd. : http://www.jhra.co.jp/en/
    * Website of Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station: https://www.oriental-hotels.com/fukuoka-hakatastation/en/
    This English translation is provided for information purposes only.

JIUN Releases Free Cloud-Based Medical Image Management System “SonicDICOM PACS Cloud Beta”

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 1:00am

JIUN Corporation (Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture) started providing its cloud-based medical image management system SonicDICOM PACS Cloud Beta on March 28, 2019.

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  • JIUN Corporation (Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture) started providing its cloud-based medical image management system SonicDICOM PACS Cloud Beta on March 28, 2019.
  • You can also store images up to 3 GB for free in the cloud-based PACS service.
  • This service enables you to store medical images in the cloud and, simply by accessing a URL from a PC or tablet, to view them from anywhere in the world.
  • By making use of this service, it is easy to share medical images with other medical facilities.

Japan's Fastest Growing Real Estate Developer Set to Open New Lifestyle Hotel in Fukuoka

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:02am

Thefirst location will open this July in Fukuoka City's bustling Hakata District and the company already has plans to open two more premium locations this year in Osaka and Tokyo.

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  • Thefirst location will open this July in Fukuoka City's bustling Hakata District and the company already has plans to open two more premium locations this year in Osaka and Tokyo.
  • THE LIVELY will offer guests a unique toss-up of urban street-art aesthetics and a high-tech smart-hotel experience.
  • The Lobby acts as a giant open space that spreads throughout the entire hotel.
  • Additionally, Fukuoka City has held the record for the highest growth in MICE tourism of any city in Japan for the lasteight years.

Accenture Opens Intelligent Operations Center in Fukuoka To Help Clients Spur Innovation

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:59am

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today opened a new Accenture Intelligent Operations Center Fukuoka in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture, as part of the companys growth plans to expand in Japan.

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  • Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today opened a new Accenture Intelligent Operations Center Fukuoka in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture, as part of the companys growth plans to expand in Japan.
  • Positioning Fukuoka as one of two major locations in Kyushu along with the Kumamoto Center for providing business process services (BPS), the new Accenture Intelligent Operations Center Fukuoka focuses on helping enterprise clients drive innovation.
  • The new Accenture Intelligent Operations Center Fukuoka is also a location for implementing and providing those intelligent operations services to the clients.
  • The Accenture Innovation Architecture combines capabilities from across the company and is built around six elements to help organizations at any stage of their digital transformation, Accenture Research, Accenture Ventures, Accenture Labs, Accenture Studios, Accenture Innovation Centers, and Accenture Delivery Centers.

PerceptIn Partners with Fukuoka City Government to Launch the DragonFly Pod Autonomous Vehicle in Japan's First Key Smart City Area

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 2:02pm

As part of its partnership with Fukuoka city government and MIRAI Future Smart City Challenge, PerceptIn will carry out field tests and demonstrations in the Hakozaki area in Kyushu.

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  • As part of its partnership with Fukuoka city government and MIRAI Future Smart City Challenge, PerceptIn will carry out field tests and demonstrations in the Hakozaki area in Kyushu.
  • PerceptIn's electric low-speed small vehicle (LSE) DragonFly Pod is available as an autonomous mobility service that students, faculty, staff and elderly can hail for free via a mobile application.
  • The DragonFly vehicle aims to roll-out within Hakozaki area in September 2019, when local citizens will be invited to experience the autonomous driving technology.
  • "We are delighted to partner with PerceptIn to roll-out the electric low speed vehicle road test at Fukuoka City in 2019.

transcosmos Opens a New Operations Center, "Marketing Chain Management Center Hakata"

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 8:05am

TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. opened "Marketing Chain Management Center Hakata (MCM Center Hakata)" and held its opening ceremony on December 5, 2018.

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  • TOKYO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. opened "Marketing Chain Management Center Hakata (MCM Center Hakata)" and held its opening ceremony on December 5, 2018.
  • MCM Center Hakata is the third center in Fukuoka Prefecture and the eighth center in the Kyushu region.
  • Located 5 minutes' walk from Hakata station, the busiest station in Kyushu, the new center will offer call center services , chat-support services, and digital marketing services.
  • With the aim to make the new center a next-gen contact services center whilst creating an employee-friendly workplace, transcosmos proactively implemented the digital technologies in the center.