Japan's 'Love Hotels' Faring Well In Economic Crisis
Here's one business sector that's proving resilient in the current economic downturn - the 25,000 love hotels in Japan. Charging around $30 for a short rest, the hotels are attracting interest beyond the obvious market of couples looking for a place to spend a few private hours. Many investors believe they're looking at a lucrative business opportunity. The BBC's Roland Buerk reports from Japan.