Oct 8, 2019
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) will introduce an AI system to monitor any impact of geothermal plants on the hot springs sources in the ci...
Sep 24, 2019
Oita Prefecture has signed an agreement with a Shanghai-based travel agents in an effort to attract independent travelers from China. The prefectural tourism office will work with ...
Aug 28, 2019
Restaurant chain Joyfull's consolidated financial statements for the first half of this fiscal year reveal a ¥4.9 billion loss in takings. The decline has primarily been attributed...
Aug 2, 2019
On July 29, Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd. announced the results of a survey on overnight tourism in Japan. Amongst the seven prefectures in Kyushu, Oita ranked first in...
Jul 24, 2019
With the opening of the ANA Intercontinental Beppu Resort & Spa scheduled for August 1, the hotel was shown to media on July 19. With a concept of "fusion of traditional hot spring...
Jul 18, 2019
Caterpillars of Spodoptera frugiperda (also known as fall armyworm), a foreign moth native to North and South America, has been found in five prefectures in Kyushu. Announcements h...
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 ...