Fukuoka Prefecture

Fukuoka Prefecture and CJPT Enter Partnership to Implement FC Mobility Expansion Initiatives

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Monday, December 26, 2022

Fukuoka Prefecture also announced a new hydrogen strategy, the Fukuoka Prefecture Hydrogen Green Growth Strategy, in August of this year.

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  • Fukuoka Prefecture also announced a new hydrogen strategy, the Fukuoka Prefecture Hydrogen Green Growth Strategy, in August of this year.
  • The prefecture is particularly focusing on the early adoption of trucks and other commercial FC mobility options with stable, large-volume hydrogen requirements.
  • With this in mind, Fukuoka Prefecture and CJPT have been discussing their shared ambition of creating a hydrogen society and have entered into this partnership agreement today to jointly implement the following initiatives for expanding the use of FC mobility,
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  • Specific initiatives under this partnership include working to further expand the use of FC mobility, starting with the adoption of light-duty FC electric trucks by logistics operators this financial year.

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

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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.

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

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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

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Monday, January 28, 2019

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

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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"

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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.