Jul 2, 2019
A pre-packed curry developed by Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) has obtained Halal certification. The curry was originally developed for the university cafeteria, incorpo...
Jun 14, 2019
The ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa will open in the Myoban area of Beppu City, Oita Prefecture on August 1. The four-story hotel will be built on a space of 82,000 square ...
Jun 4, 2019
The Beppu Suginoi Hotel is planning a large-scale renovation including the construction of a new building between 2020 to 2025. The hotel is very popular with tourists visiting, an...
May 31, 2019
A two-year survey on hot springs sources in Beppu City will start in June. The city in Oita Prefecture is famous for its natural hot springs. The city is dotted with approximately ...
May 7, 2019
The Kyushu Economic Federation (KEF) and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) have concluded a comprehensive agreement for the implementation of industry-university cooperatio...
Apr 12, 2019
A new tourism faculty at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is planning to run classes in conjunction with the ANA Intercontinental Beppu Resort & Spa, which will open later...
Jan 10, 2019
Beppu City has posted a fun video to promote itself in relation to Rugby World Cup 2019. Oita City (located next door to Beppu) will be the venue for matches but training sites for...
Sep 10, 2018
The Beppu City Ryokan Hotel Association announced on August 27 that they will team up with Airbnb in an attempt to attract more overseas tourists into the area. There are currently...
Feb 27, 2018
The Beppu Mirai Kento Kaigi (Future Review Conference) submitted a proposal to Beppu City Mayor Yasuhiro Nagano calling for an increase on hot spring tax. Proposals can be submitte...
Nov 30, 2017
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture) announced on Nov. 24 that Mr. Haruaki Deguchi (69), founder of Lifenet Life Insurance, will be their next dea...